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COVID-19: How do your business recovery plans measure up? Take our assessments.

COVID-19: How do your business recovery plans measure up? Take our assessments.

COVID-19: How do your business recovery plans measure up? Take our assessments.

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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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
Optimizing tax accounting methods in challenging times
Stephen Eckert
Webinar August 5, 2020 60 min watch Upcoming
AM&AA Summer Virtual Conference
Event August 5, 2020 1 min read Upcoming
Internal controls in a remote environment: Best practices for the public sector
Rumzei Abdallah
Webinar August 4, 2020 60 min watch Upcoming

Related Events

  • 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 July 22, 2020 60 min watch Upcoming
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  • 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
    Webinar August 5, 2020 60 min watch Upcoming
    Middle-aged woman sitting at table reviewing tax documents.
  • 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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Dealerships Thought Leadership

  • Maximizing cash flow through COVID-19 tax planning

    As organizations and individuals look to accumulate and preserve cash, we’ll provide tax-planning strategies that maximize cash flow. Our tax experts will show you how in this webinar.

    Stephen Eckert Brett Bissonnette Josh Bemis Rebecca Smart
    Webinar July 8, 2020 60 min watch
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  • Tax strategies for adapting to challenging times

    Adapting to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic impact has been difficult, to say the least. During this webinar, our tax experts discuss practical tax planning strategies, with a focus on concrete action steps.

    Stephen Eckert Kurt Piwko
    Webinar June 24, 2020 60 min watch
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  • Thinking of selling your business? Two steps to get the best price

    In crisis conditions, cleaning up your company’s tax situation might not seem like a high priority. But if you’re planning to sell, a tidy tax picture will help get higher valuations. Kurt Piwko discusses his top strategies via Kiplinger.

    Kurt Piwko
    Article June 11, 2020 4 min read
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  • Tax planning for challenging times

    If you’re not prioritizing your tax-planning strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic, you’re not setting yourself up for success. This guide will walk you through short-, mid-, and long-term strategies that will get you on the right side of tax planning.

    Stephen Eckert Michael Monaghan Kurt Piwko Brett Bissonnette Josh Bemis
    White Paper June 10, 2020 60 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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