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As one of a few firms with a dedicated dealership practice, we have the knowledge and resources to help you shift into high gear and drive growth for your business. You’ll gain industry insights and best practices based on our experience serving more than 300 retail dealership clients, including automobile, commercial truck, RV, and motorcycle and power sports dealers.

From tax minimization and fraud prevention to mergers and acquisitions and cost segregation studies, you’ll benefit from a full range of services designed to help you navigate the complex retail dealer market. And you’ll benefit from our active participation in state and national dealership associations, as we’ll ensure you stay current on the issues, trends, and laws affecting your business — and your livelihood.

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Tax reform: Uncovering opportunities

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Tax Reform: What you need to know today

Will you and your business be affected by the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act? In a word, yes. Here’s what you need to know right now in order to prepare for the changes.

Kurt Piwko
Webinar January 11, 2018 60 min watch
International tax reform: A look at provisions affecting multinational businesses
Randall Janiczek
Webinar January 23, 2018 60 min watch Upcoming
Navigating tax reform: Critical insights for manufacturers
Bryan Welsh
Webinar January 25, 2018 60 minute watch Upcoming
Tax reform: What are the implications on M&A structuring?
Michael Monaghan
Webinar February 14, 2018 60 minute watch Upcoming

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Revenue recognition industry resource guide for retail

Transitioning your business

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Business succession in your future? Consider these questions
Personal 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.
Katie Redle Wealth Management
Article August 18, 2017 3 min read

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Dealerships Thought Leadership

  • International tax reform: A look at provisions affecting multinational businesses

    Concerned tax reform will affect your international business? Here’s what you need to know right now in order to prepare for the changes.

    Randall Janiczek William W. Henson
    Webinar January 23, 2018 60 min watch Upcoming
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  • Tax Reform: What you need to know today

    Will you and your business be affected by the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act? In a word, yes. Here’s what you need to know right now in order to prepare for the changes.

    Kurt Piwko Stephen Eckert
    Webinar January 11, 2018 60 min watch
    Image of road in front of White House
  • New lease standard: What you need to know right now
    The new lease standard will have broad accounting implications for businesses. Here are the key considerations, steps entities should take now, and a timeline for implementation to ensure smooth adoption.
    Curt Hurd David Grubb
    Article December 21, 2017 9 min read
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  • Hedge accounting: Key aspects of the new FASB guidance
    New guidance from FASB on hedge accounting is intended to better align accounting for hedging relationships with economic results of hedging strategies and to simplify hedge accounting in certain situations. Read more for key aspects of the new guidance.
    Curt Hurd David Grubb
    Article December 21, 2017 2 min read
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Our clients say

The staff at Plante Moran have been our trusted business partners for more than 25 years. During this time we have relied on their expertise to assist us in a multitude of areas including tax accounting, cost segregation, valuations, acquisitions, growth strategy, employee benefits and more. Our relationship with the team is based on trust. We consider Plante Moran to be partners in our business always ready to support us in any way. I feel very confident recommending them to business people seeking a firm with all the resources of a large organization but with the personal attention of a smaller group.

Jamie Marsh Marsh Automotive Group Inc.

Our Team

Staying current is paramount. We have over 50 professionals dedicated to delivering insightful guidance to our dealership clients. Our multidisciplinary team can help you maximize cash flow and meet your business and financial objectives. Whether you want help strategizing state and local tax planning to reduce your tax burden, assessing your technology, or planning for succession in leadership, we’ll help your retail dealership prosper.

With one of the lowest staff turnover rates, our firm's professionals will return to your engagement year after year, knowing your dealership's distinct needs and goals and serving as a trusted advisor.