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

Reporting Rules for Large Cash Transactions

April 4, 2017

Auto dealerships are a prime IRS target in its national anti-money laundering campaign. In recent years, the tax agency has initiated actions against more than 400 individuals in the industry's sales sector, and about 15% of these cases concerned allegations involving cash reporting rules. Here are your responsibilities in this area.

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Strict Controls Needed for Parts Department Inventory

April 4, 2017

Fraud in the parts department is a common occurrence in automobile dealerships throughout the country. The reasons may include inadequate security measures, suspect inventory procedures and slipshod personnel screening. In most cases, these problems could have been minimized or even eliminated through stricter internal controls. Take a look at how your dealership can avoid significant losses.

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Shave Payroll Costs for Shared Employees

April 4, 2017

Do you operate two or more corporations that share some of the same employees? By using a little-known "common paymaster" technique, you may be able to save on Social Security tax for shared employees. Here are the details of the tax break.

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