Driving Profits is filled with valuable information on tax, audit, and other breaking issues facing the automotive-dealership industry. Although we advise that dealerships continue to consult directly with an accounting expert before making any tax or accounting decisions, this newsletter is a great way to keep current.

Driving Profits - What Does Every M&A Transaction Have in Common?

Oct 19, 2017

What Does Every M&A Transaction Have in Common? Every sale or purchase of a dealership is unique – or is it? With all the factors that go into any given deal, an initial response to that question, is to say, “Each M&A transaction is as un ...

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Driving Profits - Your Dealership's Hurricane and Disaster Planning Guide 2017

Jun 5, 2017

Your Dealership’s Hurricane and Disaster Planning Guide 2017 Proper preparation is the key to getting through hurricane season, or just about any natural disaster for that matter! Although the 2017 hurricane season has been predicted to be mild ...

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Driving Profits - Bench Strength Can Be Key to Successful Growth

Mar 24, 2017

Bench Strength Can Be Key to Successful Growth The winningest sports teams usually succeed on the strength of their “bench,” or how many good back-ups they have should their “first stringers” fall to injuries or what-have-you. ...

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Driving Profits - President Trump and the Outlook for the Auto Industry

Jan 24, 2017

President Trump and the Outlook for the Auto Industry MBAF Principal, Ira Silver shares his expertise and insight on what he thinks the Trump Presidency will really mean to the auto industry. From President Trump’s opinion on trade, to environm ...

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Driving Profits - How Not to Crash a Deal at Closing

Sep 29, 2016

Dealerships in Depth – With the Mullinax Auto Group In this issue, Dealerships in Depth takes a look at the Mullinax Auto Group. In our interview with Jerry Mullinax, he discusses what it was like “growing up in the car biz,” and how to ...

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Driving Profits - Your Hurricane and Disaster Planning Guide 2016

Jun 17, 2016

Special Considerations With M&A Transactions Involving Foreign Entities As many countries around the world face increasing destabilization, we have seen an increase in foreign investment in the US. Thanks to sustained top and bottom-line growth a ...

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