Nobody ever likes to think about what would happen if they couldn’t operate their campground. If something happened, whether it be to you personally or to someone in your family that took your time and you were not able to operate your campground, what’s your game plan? What is your contingency plan? Every business owner should have a contingency plan to make sure that their campground or their business can operate without them. Not anybody here is infallible, so we have to look at what we can do to make sure that somebody else knows how to turn on the lights and turn off the lights. At the end of the day, I make sure that campground runs. I had a recent conversation with some campground owners where they said, look, nobody else knows how to do this. If we want to go on vacation, we have to shut down. I think there’s got to be a better way for that, but we have to open our brains to planning a little more and looking at some creative ways to make sure that you have a contingency plan in place to make sure your campground can operate without you.
We never know when something’s going to happen and when you least plan for it. That’s when it will happen. So take a look at some contingency plans in here are some ideas:
Donna Bordeaux, CPA with CampgroundAccounting.com
What happens when you send two CPAs out into the relaxing outdoors to camp? You get CampgroundAccounting.com. Donna and Chad have over 50 years of combined experience as entrepreneurial CPAs. They’ve owned businesses and helped business owners exceed their wildest dreams. They camp and travel across the country every chance they get, so it’s just a natural fit that they focus their CPA skills on helping campground owners throughout the USA grow their businesses and minimize the impact of taxes. They understand the key performance indicators and specialized issued that face RV park owners every day.