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Dealerships

Our personalized approach to your dealership needs are how we can help you to maximize the value in 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 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.

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Proposed Canada Luxury Tax

Canada’s proposal for a new Select Luxury Items Tax, brought forward as part of the 2021 Federal Budget, has the potential to dramatically change the economic realities of dealerships. If your business produces, imports, or sells luxury goods, read our latest insight on the Luxury Tax 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

  • Performance

    April 27, 2021

    Dealerships and Budget 2021

    Find out the impacts on dealerships of proposed measures announced in the Federal Government’s 2021 Budget.

  • Progress

    November 22, 2022

    A roadmap for passing the family dealership to the next generation

    For family-owned dealerships, passing ownership of the business to the next generation means considering more than just the financials.

  • Confidence

    October 19, 2022

    FAQ: Canada’s new luxury tax and dealerships

    There are many questions dealerships have about how Canada’s new Select Luxury Items Tax Act will impact their business. MNP has responded to the most common ones here, to help you adjust to and comply with the new legislation.

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 CPA, CIRP, LIT

Senior Vice-President

Frédéric Gauthier CPA auditeur

Partner

Andrew Della Vedova CPA, CA

Partner, Assurance & Accounting