Gate City Brewing Selects Porter Keadle Moore to Strengthen Tax Compliance and Accounting Practices

A small beer on top of a counter at Gate City Brewing Company

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Porter Keadle Moore (PKM) announced today that Gate City Brewing will leverage the firm’s tax compliance and accounting services to support its continued growth throughout the Southeast. PKM is a leading accounting and advisory firm serving Georgia and the Southeast’s growing craft brewing industry.

Recently named one of the fastest growing breweries in the nation by the Brewers Association, Gate City has experienced a period of significant growth since its founding in 2015. The brewery, recognizing its need for an outside, technical perspective on its accounting processes and reports, as well as forward-thinking tax assistance, selected PKM due to their unique experience serving craft breweries and industry expertise into proven strategies for success. The brewery also cited PKM’s ability to provide individualized service for Gate City and willingness to offer in-depth feedback on business practices and operations as key factors in its decision.

“In today’s craft brewing business, it’s all about setting yourself up for success in the long-run, and making sure you are following sound business practices, not only in brewing, but in accounting and operations as well,” said Brian Borngesser, co-founder of Gate City Brewing and a board member of the Georgia Craft Brewers Guild. “PKM is the proven leading advisory firm for craft brewing, and their ability to provide individualized assessments on how we can grow our business will ensure we are meeting that standard for success.”

“Gate City’s recognition as one of the fastest growing breweries in America is well-deserved and a testament to Brian and his partner Pat Rains’ dedication to building a sustainable local business,” said Pat Tuley, Tax Partner for PKM. “As Gate City continues to build upon its good name, we look forward to working with their team to ensure the brewery is equipped to manage their growing operations.”