Business & Professional Services
Business services organizations face continual pressure to innovate, grow, and succeed in today’s highly competitive industry. From maximizing productivity, managing cost, and attracting and retaining quality staff to solving complex business issues and providing top-level customer service, we understand the challenges you face. Our team serves the accounting, tax, and consulting needs of over 2,000 professional and business services clients, ranging in size from one location to those operating in multiple states and around the world.
We offer a full suite of services to help you meet your goals — tax minimization, information security compliance, employee benefit consulting, and top talent retention, to name only a few. Whether you're a business process outsourcer, professional service firm, technology-enabled service provider, sports, travel and entertainment company, staffing firm, or transportation and logistics business, you’ll gain customized, practical solutions to grow your bottom line.
Areas of Focus
How technology can transform your business
Private equity due diligence guidebook
Considerations for today's ultra-competitive marketplace
Private equity tackles value creation
FUND ConferencePlante Moran is pleased to sponsor the 2017 FUND Conference, which brings thought leadership to Chicago to bridge the gap between early stage investors and growing companies.
Business Services Thought Leadership
Revenue recognition for architecture and engineering firmsAre you wondering how the new revenue recognition standards will affect your architecture or engineering firm? Join us for a deeper dive into the two steps that will cause the most change for you.
A comprehensive examination of SOC for CybersecurityThe AICPA released the SOC for Cybersecurity examination to provide organizations the opportunity to communicate their process for managing cybersecurity threats with a comprehensive risk management program. Our experts discuss how it stacks up to the SOC suite.
Business succession in your future? Consider these questionsPersonal and professional decisions about financial independence and your family's vision for the future determine how best to transfer business ownership. Ask these three questions to help gain clarity.
Buy-sell agreements: One way to ensure the successful transition of your businessBuy-sell agreements clarify everyone’s interests when ownership in a business is being transferred. Here’s how they work and why they’re important.
Three common mistakes made with buy-sell agreementsBuy-sell agreements offer protection for the transfer of ownership interests in a business. Don’t get tripped up by the three most common pitfalls in these contracts.
Having one good CEO isn’t good enough: Here’s what to do if you want your business to lastThe key to seamless transitions, and organizational sustainability, is to find the best candidates (yes, plural) for leadership positions and fully prepare them, long before they assume their new roles. Here are some ideas for identifying your successors.
Our clients say
A main factor in choosing Plante Moran for our tax and assurance needs was our admiration of the firm’s culture. Red Frog Events has a unique workplace culture, of which we are very proud, and we greatly appreciate that Plante Moran is recognized for their culture as well. We have been continually impressed with the consistency in our Plante Moran client-service teams from year to year as well as their timeliness and responsiveness to questions, and their breadth of knowledge and expertise on tax and assurance issues.
With more than 90 years of experience serving the business services industry, our professionals serve as an extension of your business, providing consistent, high-quality service and personal attention.