Auto Team America is a network of eleven CPA firms that serve over 2,000 auto dealerships nationwide. Like a “Twenty Group”, Auto Team America meets regularly to share dealership specific information and solutions to most effectively meet the needs of automotive dealers. This allows our member firms to deliver proven, industry-specific expertise in auditing, estate and tax planning, profitability analysis and cost containment.

Auto Team America also includes several affiliate members, auto industry solution providers who we have worked with over the years whose assistance has benefited our clients and our member firms. The combined resources of the Auto Team America members allow more in-depth and specialized training for our personnel.

Our goal is to help your dealership become more efficient and profitable.

Auto Dealer Specialists

Dealers are facing mounting financial pressures: government compliance issues, hiring, retaining and managing employees, greater customer expectations and overall increases in the cost of conducting their business. These specialized issues require CPAs with deep experience in the automotive business. Some of the specific services we provide to auto dealers include:

  • Tax Planning/Tax Reviews
  • Internal Auditing
  • Internal Control Reviews
  • FTC Safeguards Compliance Services
  • Operational Reviews
  • Industry Standards & Best Practices
  • Estate Planning
  • Valuations
  • Computer Selection
  • LIFO
  • Litigation Support
  • Fraud Investigations
  • Buy-Here/Pay-Here
  • eCOPS (electronic exception and internal control reports)
  • COPS (operating procedures & systems control modules)

Dealership Industry Activity

Auto Team America hosts an annual CEO/CFO Forum the Friday afternoon prior to each year’s NADA convention, and offers auto dealers the opportunity to hear industry thought leaders present on relevant issues. Auto Team America is also present on the NADA tradeshow floor to answer your questions and learn more about how we can help your dealership succeed.

We publish a bi-monthly newsletter designed to do just that – improve your bottom line. Each complimentary issue contains articles and features on topics that dealerships face on a daily basis. Inventory control, managing cash flow and strengthening internal controls are just a few of the topics recently covered. Additionally, Auto Team America publishes a series of publications titled Best Practices for Auto Dealers, with information compiled from the best practices of our dealership clients.

To receive our free, no obligation newsletter, receive an invitation to our next CEO/CFO Forum or learn more about how Auto Team America can help your dealership, simply click on the Member Firms page to locate and contact the member serving your area.