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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.

Dealerships Thought Leadership

  • Senate passes COVID-19 bill; reconciliation with House bill to begin
    On March 6, 2021 the Senate passed its version of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The House and Senate versions of the bill differ in several respects and must be reconciled into a final bill. Here are some initial reactions.
    Stephen Eckert Michael Monaghan Kurt Piwko
    Article March 6, 2021 4 min read
    Senate passes COVID-19 Bill: Picture of capital building with flag
  • Taking advantage of the employee retention credit

    The employee retention credit (ERC), created as part of the CARES Act, has seen recent expansions and modifications. Make sure you’re up to date and taking advantage of the credit. Join our ERC experts in our on-demand webinar.

    Stephen Eckert Amy Forester Alan Gallatin Ginger Powell
    Webinar March 2, 2021 60 min watch
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  • Congress advances the first COVID-19 bill of the Biden administration
    On February 27, the House passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which now heads to the Senate. This bill extends and modifies many COVID-19 provisions first introduced in 2020. Here are the key things to watch for.
    Stephen Eckert Michael Monaghan
    Article February 27, 2021 5 min read
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  • Don't overlook the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)

    The work opportunity tax credit (WOTC) provides a reduction in income taxes for employers who hire individuals from targeted groups.

    Dean Feenstra Dipti Vaishnav
    Article February 22, 2021 3 min read

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