In the fast-paced dealership industry, ownership and management face a variety of operational and financial concerns that challenge them on a day-to-day basis.

These concerns include:

  • Franchise/Manufacturer Compliance
  • Franchise/Manufacturer Over-Reach
  • Government Regulation Compliance
  • Cash Flow Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Asset Utilization/Optimization
  • Managing Corporate Enterprise Risk
  • Sourcing and Preserving Capital
  • Business Succession

Fenner, Melstrom & Dooling, PLC's dedication to and experience with the dealership industry enable our professionals to understand the day-to-day challenges faced by business owners, so we can provide practical ideas and solutions that deliver results. We treat our clients business as our own; spending time at their facilities, participating in planning, and assigning senior professionals to guide them.

Our hands-on structure is key for advancement and growth in a variety of dealership disciplines including:

  • Franchised New Car and Truck Dealerships
  • Non-Franchised Car and Truck Dealerships
  • Heavy Truck Dealerships
  • Motorcycle and Power Motorsports
  • Dealerships
  • Recreational Vehicle Dealerships
  • Construction Equipment and Tractor
  • Dealerships
  • Marine Dealerships


Fenner, Melstrom & Dooling, PLC services include:

Accounting & Auditing

  • Audits, reviews, and compilations of financial statements
  • Financial forecasts and projections
  • Cash ow projections/management
  • Audits of employee benefit plans
  • Budgeting and financial consulting
  • Para-professional accounting assistance
  • Internal control review and design

Business Advisory Services

  • Corporate strategic planning
  • Business development and restructuring
  • Business succession planning
  • Crisis management
  • Debt restructure
  • Buy and sell side business planning (M&A)
  • Benchmarking
  • Risk management/insurance review
  • Wealth preservation/financial planning
  • Dealership liquidation services
  • Fraud prevention analysis
  • Form 8300 compliance analysis

Tax Compliance & Planning

  • Federal, state, and local tax compliance and planning
  • Federal, state, and local tax credits and incentives
  • LIFO inventory calculation and compliance
  • Trade discount analysis
  • Business formation and entity structure planning
  • Real estate cost segregation studies
  • Federal, state, and local tax controversy representation
  • Gift and estate tax planning