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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 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.

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Dealerships Thought Leadership

  • New guidance clarifies the timing of PPP-related expense deduction disallowance
    The Treasury and IRS have issued long-anticipated guidance on PPP Loans which accelerates the disallowance of PPP-funded expense deductions in 2020 based on a reasonable expectation of loan forgiveness.
    Stephen Eckert Brett Bissonnette Kurt Piwko Michael Monaghan
    Article November 20, 2020 7 min read
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  • Tax accounting methods: Income and expense planning in uncertain times

    Accounting methods determine when income and expenses are recognized for tax purposes. With year-end approaching, now is the time to review your tax accounting methods and make sure they’re helping you achieve your business’s goals.

    Caitlin Slezak Emily Murphy Kurt Piwko
    Article November 19, 2020 7 min read
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  • The basics of cost segregation
    Many owners of income-producing real estate are unaware that they can maximize the tax savings on their investments with an IRS-approved project called a cost segregation study. Are you one of them?
    Jonathan Winterkorn Lawrence Knutson Jeremy Sompels
    Video November 18, 2020 3 min watch
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  • Tax considerations auto dealers should consider for 2020 year-end planning

    How could the extraordinary effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the possibility of tax law changes next year affect your year-end tax planning? Here are a few ideas. 

    GianFranco DelBene Kurt Beck Peter Tratt Dan Meloche
    Article November 18, 2020 4 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.

How can we help your business?

Contact us or submit an RFP