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 - September 2012

Sep 24, 2012

The Affordable Care Act is Causing New Concerns, but Dealerships Can Still Find Ways to Control Health Care Costs One of the biggest financial concerns for automotive dealerships is the trend of annual increases in the cost of group health plans. The ...


Driving Profits - May 2012

May 1, 2012

An Eye on Natural Disasters: Dealerships Need a Plan of Preparation, Testing and Recovery A look back at some recent headlines will remind dealership owners that natural disasters can strike almost anywhere at almost any time, and this reminder shoul ...


Driving Profits - April 2012

Mar 23, 2012

Amid the Identity Theft Crisis, Dealerships Should Review and Test their Red Flags Programs Identity theft has become a financial epidemic, and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has a mandate for automobile dealerships to combat it. The requirement ...


Driving Profits - December 2011

Dec 15, 2011

Note to Self: Time to Talk to Your CPA about Year-End Tax Planning for the Dealership So there you are, sitting in your office in early December, still feeling a little stuffed from the Thanksgiving dinner, and you have this nagging feeling that ther ...


Driving Profits - September 2011

Sep 16, 2011

Dealerships Should Start Tax Planning Early to Take Advantage of 2011 Benefits A review of 2011’s economic events and a look at the uncertainties that lie ahead indicate why auto dealerships should get an early start on their year-end tax plann ...


Driving Profits - May 2011

May 1, 2011

Disaster Preparation: What Dealers Need to Know to Protect their Operations, and their Peace of Mind The earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan on March 11 provide a stark reminder that some natural disasters can occur with no warning – or just m ...