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 - 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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Driving Profits - Are You Prepared for a DOL Hourly Wage Investigation?

Mar 21, 2016

Are You Prepared for a DOL Hourly Wage Investigation? The Department of Labor (DOL) is responsible to ensure compliance with federal laws regarding wage payments and job classifications. Over the years the DOL has particularly targeted automotive dea ...


Driving Profits - July 2015

Jul 10, 2015

Facing Natural Disasters: For the Best Results, Prepare Your Dealership for the Worst Sometimes, it is easy to think that storms, floods, wildfires and other damaging events are things that only affect “the other guy.” But, no matter wher ...


Driving Profits - November 2014

Nov 1, 2014

Baker Tilly International Releases Results of 2014 US Dealer Survey Baker Tilly International (BTI) is one of the world’s leading networks of independently owned and managed accountancy and business advisory firms. Each year the organization co ...