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Dealerships

Our personalized approach to your dealership needs is how we can help you to maximize the value of your business.

As business advisors to hundreds of dealerships across Canada, our team members work with single-store operators and multi-store groups in every sector of the industry. We recognize no two dealerships are alike, and that a personalized approach is the only way to maximize the value in your business.

Every partner-led interaction you have with MNP will reflect your unique needs as an entrepreneur, along with the specific challenges in your business and the demands of your community. We keep you moving forward with tailored solutions to address existing challenges and take advantage of new opportunities.

We’re also a national firm with an uncompromisingly local focus, so you’ll never have to choose between someone who understands where you’re coming from and the comprehensive depth of services you need to be successful.

Passing your dealership to the next generation?

Get professional help to meet and surpass your succession goals, and safeguard the future of your dealership.

Canada’s Luxury Tax: What you need to know

If your dealership imports or sells luxury vehicles valued over $100,000, Canada’s new luxury tax applies to you. Read our detailed overview to ensure you’re aware of your obligations.

Corporate Finance Quarterly Update

Get the latest insights on dealership valuation and transaction trends. 

Media Spotlight

Stay up to date with videos, podcasts, and presentations from our team members about a wide range of top-of-mind dealership topics.

Insights

  • Progress

    A guide to selling your dealership

    If you’re thinking of selling your dealership, you want to ensure you’ve taken the steps to help the process go as smoothly as possible, both for you and the buyer.

  • Progress

    Roadmap for employees buying a dealership: Dos and don’ts to make the transition possible

    Unique opportunities exist for employees hoping to purchase the dealerships they work at. Knowing how to assess your readiness, and the risks and rewards that will come with a deal, can help you make the informed choice and secure your success in the future.  

  • October 18, 2023

    How Managed IT services can transform your dealership operations

    Whether they’re routine or unexpected, your IT needs shouldn’t disrupt your ability to close deals. With Managed IT you can relax knowing you have the support you need.

Contact our Dealerships Team

Chris Schaufele CPA, CA

National Leader, Dealerships

Chris is MNP’s National dealership service leader and a Business Advisor with the Firm’s Assurance and Accounting group in Surrey. With more than 15 years of experience in the automotive industry, Chris oversees a dedicated team of professionals and the Firm’s delivery of dealership services across Canada.

Chris helps automobile dealers and leasing companies, as well as business owners in other industries, ensuring they have the information they require to make strong business decisions. He delivers a full suite of assurance services, including audits, reviews and compilations, helps with tax planning and compliance and advises on a broad range of business issues. His expertise in accounting and assurance standards and keen understanding of the automotive industry allow him to identify opportunities to help his clients succeed.

Chris earned a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA, Co-operative) in accounting from Simon Fraser University in 2008. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (CA) in 2010.

Monita Taylor CPA, CA

Partner, Atlantic Canada Dealership Leader

Sean Kosior CPA, CA

Partner, SK Provincial Dealership Leader

Jeff Hanley CPA, CA

Partner, Ontario Provincial Dealership Leader

Trevor Kawka CPA, CA, CBV, CFA

Partner, Alberta Dealership Leader, CPA, CA, CBV, CFA

Cameron Oneschuk CPA, CA

Partner, Manitoba Dealership Lead

Olivier Boyd CIRP, LIT, CPA

Senior Vice-President

Frédéric Gauthier CPA auditeur

Partner

Andrew Della Vedova CPA, CA

Partner, Assurance & Accounting