Depreciation & Amortization: How Congress Could Help Restaurants Expand & Rebuild

Aug 31, 2022 from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Duration: 1 hour


As interest rates continue to rise, restaurants are struggling with access to capital and the cost of debt financing. Congress is considering changes to the U.S. tax code, specifically by restoring depreciation and amortization to the formula for calculating interest on business expenses. When restaurants have the ability to deduct more in taxes, they gain financial flexibility to expand operations, finance equipment and refurbishment expenses, and continue rebuilding their workforce.

Join Aaron Frazier, Association Vice President, Public Policy to learn why the Permanently Preserving America’s Investment in Manufacturing Act, as well as undoing restrictive changes to the “Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization” (EBITDA) calculation, are critical for restaurant development and growth.