Automotive Dealerships

Macpage audit and tax specialists have been providing high-quality services to automotive dealers for over 30 years. We understand how important it is to work with people who thoroughly understand your industry, can offer a wide range of primarily in-house integrated services and tailor them to meet your needs. During planning and year-end tax and review, your team director will work on site with you.

Macpage is a leading integrated professional services provider to approximately 40 dealerships throughout New England. We are a founding member of the Auto Dealer CPAs serving approximately 1,000 dealerships across the United States.

Dealership Controller Roundtables

Periodically we host regional seminars for controllers, chief financial officers and office managers.

Dealership Services

  • Benchmarking and industry comparisons
  • Business valuation
  • Cash management
  • Cost segregation to accelerate depreciation deductions
  • Employee benefit plan consulting
  • Financing assistance
  • Gift and estate tax planning
  • Internal control recommendations to protect assets
  • IRS examination representation
  • IT General Controls Review
  • LIFO calculations and compliance
  • PORC planning and compliance
  • Profit improvement plans
  • Sales and acquisitions assistance
  • Sales tax audit assistance
  • Strategic planning facilitation
  • Succession planning
  • Tax planning strategies
  • Warranty reimbursement assistance
  • Vendor contract reviews for cost savings

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