Dealerships and Automotive


Jim Rediger

Miller Cooper’s Auto Dealership Group has extensive industry knowledge and experience providing strategic advice and specific operational guidance to improve the financial performance of diverse dealerships.

Our know-how includes a detailed understanding of current dealership challenges, plus we capitalize on decades of experience servicing Chicagoland dealers. Our dedicated Auto Dealership Group positions your organization to:

  • Take advantage of all relevant tax savings strategies
  • Prioritize growth opportunities
  • Assess the benefits and risks of new business ventures
  • Project profit margins for distinct types of sale and leasing programs

Miller Cooper’s financial, accounting and business advisory services are tailored to meet the particular needs of dealerships, and our approach is customized to the situation and goals of each operator. Within the automotive dealership context, our professionals provide the following services:

  • Cost segregation studies to increase cash flow following new construction or improvements to existing properties: showrooms, service centers, garages
  • Structuring and completion of all transactions for the purchase, sale or merger of dealerships
  • Business valuation and appraisals
  • Sales and use tax audits
  • Auditing, accounting and tax services
  • Evaluations of operations and internal controls
  • Inventory management: inventory control and LIFO computations
  • Comprehensive small business services: payroll tax, bookkeeping, monthly or quarterly statements, bookkeeping software set-up and training
  • Business succession and estate planning