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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Auto News Articles

IRS Targets Dealership Rent Issues

November 2, 2016

The IRS furnishes its auditors with guides on how to go about examining a business in a particular industry. In its guide on "New Vehicle Dealerships," auditors are told to focus on companies that lease buildings and land from related business entities. Here is an explanation of the issue, as well as the other basic topics covered in the IRS Audit Technique Guide for auto dealerships.

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Increase 'Back End' Profitability

November 2, 2016

Auto dealers often face difficult economic times. Yet many dealerships don't do everything they can to maximize profitability. It's like leaving money on the table. Here are 10 basic ways to increase profits in your service department, as well as a plan for collecting warranty receivables owed by the factory.

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Handling a Parts Inventory Cut-off

October 5, 2016

If your dealership is typical, it carries a parts inventory valued at $200,000-plus. Parts are a significant asset and revenue source. That's why effective management of the inventory is so important. This article discusses how to handle the parts inventory cut-off at the date of the count.

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