Customer Satisfaction and the Bottom Line

Dec 1, 2006

Customer Satisfaction and the Bottom Line By Phil Villegas (pvillegas@mbafcpa.com) and Tony Argiz, CPA, ABV, ASA, CFE (targiz@mbafcpa.com) published in Professional Auto News While CSI may sound like a hit television show to many, the only crime we&# ...

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Fraud Detection Through Exception Reporting

Oct 1, 2006

Fraud Detection Through Exception Reporting By Phil Villegas (pvillegas@mbafcpa.com) and Tony Argiz, CPA, ABV, ASA, CFE (targiz@mbafcpa.com) published in Professional Auto News Talk to any dealer from coast to coast, and they will be able to colorful ...

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Accounting For the Controller (Part 1 of 2)

Sep 1, 2006

Accounting For the Controller (Part 1 of 2) By Phil Villegas (pvillegas@mbafcpa.com) published in Professional Auto News Can you trust your controller not to steal from you? Can you trust that your controller will catch someone else if they’re ...

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The Right Cash Reporting System Can Make Hefty IRS Fines a Thing of the Past

Jul 1, 2006

The Right Cash Reporting System Can Make Hefty IRS Fines a Thing of the Past By Tony Argiz, CPA, ASA, ABV, CVA, CFE (targiz@mbafcpa.com) and Santiago Pujals, CPA (spujals@mbafcpa.com) published in Professional Auto News Adherence to cash reporting re ...

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Assessing the Impact of the 2005 Hurricane Season: An Interview with Billy Navarre of Billy Navarre Chevrolet, Honda and Hyundai of Lake Charles, Louisiana

Jun 1, 2006

As the 2006 hurricane season begins, forecasters are projecting another busy cycle, suggesting the possibility of 13 to 16 named storms, with eight to ten becoming hurricanes, of which four to six could be come “major” hurricanes of Categ ...

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Last Steps Before the Storm

Jun 1, 2006

In situations where a potentially disastrous event can be predicted, such as a hurricane, there are some key steps that a dealership’s controller should take to protect key records and inventory Here are ten must-do’s for the controller b ...

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Countdown to Hurricane Season '06: How to make disaster planning a key part of your dealership's future

Jun 1, 2006

Countdown to Hurricane Season ’06: How to make disaster planning a key part of your dealership’s future By Tony Argiz, CPA, ASA, ABV, CFE, (targiz@mbafcpa.com) and Stuart Rosenberg, CPA, ABV (srosenberg@mbafcpa.com) published in Professio ...

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Tax Services Advisory - Government to Stop Collecting Long-Distance Telephone Excise Tax

May 25, 2006

IR-2006-82, May 25, 2006 WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today announced that it will stop collecting the federal excise tax on long-distance telephone service. The tax on telephone services was first imposed in 1898. The current rate ...

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Tax Services Advisory - Bush Signs 'Tax Increase Prevention and Reconciliation Act of 2005' ('TIPRA')

May 18, 2006

Both Houses of Congress have passed TIPRA, and President Bush has signed it today. The measure will provide approximately 70 billion of tax relief to a variety of taxpayers. Here is a summary of the tax savings provisions of wider application, and we ...

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The Case for Dealership Expansion - Why Dealers Need to Act Now to Develop a Plan for Acquisition and Consolidation?

May 1, 2006

The Case for Dealership ExpansionWhy Dealers Need to Act Now to Develop a Plan for Acquisition and Consolidation By Phil Villegas (pvillegas@mbafcpa.com) published in Professional Auto News More than a decade ago, the auto industry was in the grip of ...

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