Turn your business challenges into growth opportunities
Today’s dealerships face a multitude of challenges in a rapidly changing environment. Staying ahead of your competition requires being able to identify these challenges and turn them into opportunities for growth.
But it doesn’t mean going it alone. Leverage proven development and profitability strategies from accomplished professionals in your industry by engaging Wipfli’s dedicated dealership solutions.
Our industry experience is deeply rooted in serving closely held, multi-franchise dealerships and maintaining active membership in national and state dealership associations. We serve multi- and single-point dealerships, as well as heavy truck, equipment, RV and motorsports dealers with the following:
Dealership consulting services
We pair objective, comprehensive business analysis with customized solutions to help give you a competitive edge. As trusted advisors, our team collaborates with you to help your business continue to evolve and improve with services including:
- Business valuations
- Cybersecurity solutions
- Fraud and forensic solutions
- Merger and acquisition assistance
Dealership financial services
We help you achieve sustainable results in minimizing your exposure and maintaining compliance. Stay confident in your finances with our tax planning services, including:
- Tax planning and compliance
- Financial statement audits, reviews and compilations
- Optimal accounting method selection
- Cost segregation studies
- Estate tax planning
- LIFO calculations
- Property tax review and appeal solutions
- Sales and use tax reporting and planning
- Section 179D energy-efficient tax deductions
Dealership solutions to help you grow now and into the future
With a pulse on industry trends, our dedicated team of professionals can help your business thrive. Ready to maximize your ROI? Contact us today.
Featured Thought Leader
Kevin Cherney, CPA
Kevin Cherney is focused on serving the auto dealership industry, as well as various small businesses. He works with businesses from start-up operations to companies with over $500 million in annual revenue. Kevin is a leader of Wipfli LLP’s dealership practice, which serves approximately 250 retail rooftops across 25 states.
John Keating concentrates his efforts in the areas of audit, taxation, and general business consulting, serving privately owned businesses, including dealerships. Primarily focused on audit and review engagements, John has worked extensively with complex ownership and tax structures and is familiar with issues that multi-generational owned businesses face. Clients appreciate his unique perspective and solid business strategies for helping them grow and thrive.
Mark W. Ayers, CPA
With over 30 years of experience, Mark Ayers specializes in accounting and advisory services for auto dealerships. His focus includes external and internal audits, risk assessments, internal control studies, fraud audits, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning facilitation, and profit improvement plans.