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Is your dealership susceptible to fraud? Watch for these 10 risk factors.

Is your dealership susceptible to fraud? Watch for these 10 risk factors.

Is your dealership susceptible to fraud? Watch for these 10 risk factors.

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.

Business transition planning

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Succession planning: The C-suite guide for low-risk leadership transitions
Don’t have a formal succession plan? You’re overdue, but in good company — a recent study showed only 8% of businesses had a comprehensive program. This guide will get you up to speed on how to start planning for a business transition.
Stan Hannah
Article March 13, 2020 4 min read
The four myths of succession planning: Are they holding you back?
Stan Hannah
Article February 27, 2020 3 min read
Want to reward staff? Consider a nonqualified deferred compensation plan
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Article February 24, 2020 5 min read
Shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves: Breaking the family business cycle
Dawn Jinsky Wealth Management
Article February 5, 2020 3 min read

Related Events

  • The tax implications of the CARES Act
    The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is a $2.2 trillion bill designed to support the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Wondering what tax implications it will have on your organization? Join our webinar to learn more.
    Stephen Eckert Shawn Dubinsky
    Webinar Wednesday, April 1, 2020; 2 - 3:15 p.m. EDT | rebroadcast Thursday, April 2, 2020; 10 - 11:15 a.m. EDT 75 min watch Upcoming
    COVID 19 tax stimulus CARES act

Dealerships Thought Leadership

  • COVID-19: State and local tax updates for March 27
    The legislation around COVID-19 is rapidly bringing changes to the state and local tax scene. Find the updates as of March 27 here.
    Curtis Ruppal Mike Merkel Ron Cook Jeanette Tolar Julie Corrigan
    Article March 27, 2020 36 min read
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  • The CARES Act: COVID-19 assistance is on the way
    The highly anticipated $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act is bringing relief to every sector of the U.S. economy. Here’s how it supports you and your business.
    Shawn Dubinsky Joseph Rankin
    Article March 27, 2020 6 min read
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  • Enactment of CARES Act
    Economic stimulus in response to COVID-19 provides tax relief to businesses and individuals.
    Stephen Eckert Michael Monaghan Brett Bissonnette Josh Bemis
    Article March 27, 2020 16 min read
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  • COVID-19 relief bill contains payroll tax credits for employers
    Employers must now provide for paid emergency sick and family leave. To cover the cost, you can use funds that would have otherwise gone toward payroll taxes. Here’s what you need to know and how to get it done.
    Bryan El-Ary Michael Krucker Preston Ridinger
    Article March 26, 2020 4 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.

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