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COVID 19: Respond, restart, be ready. Access our resource center.

COVID 19: Respond, restart, be ready. Access our resource center.

COVID 19: Respond, restart, be ready. Access our resource center.

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 250 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.

COVID-19 resource center

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Dealing with business debt during challenging times

Business debt can play both positive and negative roles during trying times. Our experts will discuss bad debts, COD income and debt renegotiations, the interest expense limitation, and bankruptcy.

Stephen Eckert
Webinar September 1, 2020 60 min watch Upcoming
Rethinking business and transaction structures during COVID-19
Stephen Eckert
Webinar August 18, 2020 60 min watch Upcoming
AM&AA Summer Virtual Conference
Event August 5, 2020 1 min read Upcoming
Optimizing tax accounting methods in challenging times
Stephen Eckert
Webinar August 5, 2020 60 min watch Upcoming

Related Events

  • Optimizing tax accounting methods in challenging times

    Accounting methods are a valuable — but often overlooked — tool for managing tax cash flow, which is even more valuable during times of economic uncertainty. Join our webinar to make sure you’re optimizing your accounting methods.

    Stephen Eckert Emily Murphy Kate Oliver
    Webinar August 5, 2020 60 min watch Upcoming
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  • Rethinking business and transaction structures during COVID-19

    Explaining longer-term tax planning strategies, our tax experts focus on business entities, operations, and transaction planning. We help you find and implement the best strategy to help you attain your business goals, as well as how to implement it.

    Stephen Eckert
    Webinar August 18, 2020 60 min watch Upcoming
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  • Dealing with business debt during challenging times

    Business debt can play both positive and negative roles during trying times. Our experts will discuss bad debts, COD income and debt renegotiations, the interest expense limitation, and bankruptcy.

    Stephen Eckert
    Webinar September 1, 2020 60 min watch Upcoming
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Dealerships Thought Leadership

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    Did you hear about the Garmin cyberattack? If not, listen up: Copycat attacks are common in the cybercrime industry, and ransomware activity is growing.

    Raj Patel
    Article July 28, 2020 2 min read
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  • Are you prepared for the next disruption? An enterprise risk management guidebook
    Risk management is critical to every organization, yet many leaders don’t think seriously enough about it until it’s too late. Enterprise risk management helps mitigate risks and, ultimately, realize value. Our guidebook pulls back the curtain to show how.
    Doug Farmer Troy Snyder Jack Kristan Matthew Bohdan
    White Paper July 27, 2020 16 min read
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  • The Main Street Lending Program: A financial resource in reserve
    The Main Street Lending Program isn’t getting much use now but will be an important safety net should COVID-19 cases create the need for more economic shutdowns. Here’s what companies and nonprofits should know.
    Dave Andrea
    Article July 23, 2020 6 min read
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  • Data-rich, information-poor: Leverage your data to improve costing

    Disruption, changing customer demands, and an altered competitive landscape are adding complexity and driving costs. While many businesses have amassed a wealth of data, merely collecting data won't deliver the information you need for intelligent decision-making. Here's how to leverage your data for greater operational efficiencies.

    Eric Obrecht Jon Wood Ken Julien
    Article July 20, 2020 5 min read
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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.

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.

How can we help your business?

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