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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Beware of a 100% Personal Liability Penalty

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A harsh and expensive tax penalty can be personally imposed on any person responsible for collecting, accounting for, or turning over taxes to the federal government that were withheld from employees' paychecks. There's often more than one person in a firm who can be hit with the Trust Fund Recovery Penalty, which is also called the 100% Penalty. This article shows you how it works.

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Do You See Blue Skies Ahead?

September 7, 2016

In a business valuation of your auto dealership, what is goodwill worth? This intangible asset, which is sometimes referred to as "blue sky," can often be a large component of a dealership's value. Here is a look at how goodwill is defined and valued by the IRS and courts.

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Are You Ready for the New Overtime Rules?

September 7, 2016

In May, the U.S. Department of Labor released a new final overtime rule, and it recently published additional guidance to flesh out certain details. The new guidance, which goes into effect on December 1, 2016, is expected to significantly reduce cash flow in many industries, including retail, manufacturing and not-for-profits. Here are the highlights, including possible implementation strategies to consider.

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