Family Wealth Preserved With Family Limited Partnerships

Sep 1, 2004

Family Wealth Preserved With Family Limited Partnerships By Tony Argiz, CPA, ASA, ABV, CFE (targiz@mbafcpa.com), Kashyap Bakhai, CPA, ABV (kbakhai@mba-cpa.com) and Poonam Vaidya, CBA, ASA published in Professional Auto News Preserving family wealth i ...

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Maximize Your Virtual Sales Lot

Jun 1, 2004

Maximize Your Virtual Sales Lot By Phil Villegas (pvillegas@mba-cpa.com) and Tony Argiz, CPA, ASA, ABV, CFE (targiz@mbafcpa.com) published in Professional Auto News If you’re one of the estimated 92 percent of new car dealers that have dealersh ...

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Avoid F&I Management Pitfalls

May 1, 2004

Avoid F&I Management Pitfalls By Tony Argiz, CPA, ASA, ABV, CFE (targiz@mbafcpa.com) and Phil Villegas (pvillegas@mba-cpa.com) published in Professional Auto News The F&I department is a dealership’s most vulnerable point, when it comes ...

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Retirement Plans for Small Businesses

Apr 1, 2004

Retirement Plans for Small Businesses By Tony Argiz, CPA, ASA, ABV, CFE (targiz@mbafcpa.com) and Kashyap Bakhai, CPA, ABV (kbakhai@mba-cpa.com) published in Professional Auto News Employer-sponsored retirement plans offer you and your employees a tax ...

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Complying With the Safeguards Rule of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Ac

Feb 1, 2004

Complying With the Safeguards Rule of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act By Tony Argiz, CPA, ASA, ABV, CFE (targiz@mbafcpa.com) and Phil Villegas (pvillegas@mba-cpa.com) published in Professional Auto News The Safeguards Rule of the 1999 Gramm-Leach-Bliley A ...

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Year-End Tax Planning

Dec 1, 2003

Year-End Tax Planning By Tony Argiz, CPA, ABV, CFE(targiz@mba-cpa.com) and Santiago Pujals, CPA (spujals@mba-cpa.com) published in Professional Auto News It is that time of the year again when the dealership operator should review the numbers and mak ...

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Is Your Dealership Properly Charging Discretionary Sales Surtax?

Nov 1, 2003

Is Your Dealership Properly Charging Discretionary Sales Surtax? By Santiago Pujals, CPA (spujals@mba-cpa.com) published in Professional Auto News The Florida Department of Revenue (DOR) has made a concerted effort to make sure auto dealerships are p ...

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Fraud Schemes at Dealerships

Oct 1, 2003

Fraud Schemes at Dealerships By Tony Argiz, CPA, CFE, ABV (targiz@mba-cpa.com) published in Professional Auto News It is estimated that in 2002, fraud cost U.S. organizations more that $600 billion, or about $4,500 per employee. According to a report ...

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Generating Cash Flow through Segmented Depreciation

Sep 1, 2003

Generating Cash Flow through Segmented Depreciation By Barry I. Ross, CPA (bross@mba-cpa.com) published in Professional Auto News An auto dealership requires a very substantial capital investment of which a significant portion is in the real estate. ...

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Automated Sales Tax Audits - Gaining New Insight Into Sales Tax Procedures

Aug 1, 2003

Automated Sales Tax Audits Gaining New Insight Into Sales Tax Procedures By Stuart Rosenberg, CPA (srosenberg@mba-cpa.com), Maria Rubin and Patricia Valladares-Foo, CPA, CISA   published in Professional Auto News   The average new car purch ...

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