In the fast-paced dealership industry, owners 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' businesses 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 flow 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