Transportation has been a key practice area of ours since 1971.
Minnesota Transportation Accounting Services.
What’s driving your business?
It should be efficiency, employee retention and profit, but too often it is competition, revolving training and cash flow. You should have an advisor on your side to take a tax efficient, proactive approach to managing the top and bottom line and everything in between.
Whether it’s negotiating fuel surcharges or dealing with leasing sales tax and fleet maintenance, Smith Schafer has the experience and understanding of the transportation industry to make a lasting positive difference in your future success. Our Transportation Group, comprised of numerous professionals, is committed to serving over 110 Minnesota transportation entities.
We understand the industry and what keeps you up at night
Managing a Fleet
Cash Flow & Forecasting
Mergers & Acquisitions
specialized transportation industry services
- Financial Statement Preparation & Review
- Accounting Services
- Cost Segregation Studies
- Proactive Tax Planning
- Entity Structuring
- Employee Benefits Consulting
- Bookkeeping & Payroll
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Business Succession Planning
- Estate & Succession Planning
- Multistate Tax Consulting
- State and Local Income/Sales Tax
- Risk Assessments & Internal Controls Review
- Projections & Other Financial Analysis
- Health Reform Advisory
- Budgeting & Cash Flow Analysis
- Technology Consulting
- Wealth Management
- Insurance Coverage Analysis
- Audit & Attest
Partner with an experienced team of CPAs to help you create saving opportunities both now and in the future.
Contact us today to schedule a consultation about your Transportation business.
Our Client Survey Results
Average NPS score in the accounting industry – 38%
- Net Promoter Score83.9%83.9%
- Understanding of Client Needs92%92%
- Delivers High-quality, Error-free Work94%94%
Smith Schafer professionals have serviced and made a strong
Why Transportation Clients Choose Us
“Great customer service – always!”
– Baser Freight
“I have worked with Smith Schafer directly and indirectly since 1979. I’ve always felt comfortable and confident in the work they do. Smith Schafer knows the law, the regulations and the rules that support our business.”
– Minnesota Coaches
Transportation Industry Resources
ESOPs & Succession Planning for your Transportation company
This article will provide insight on employee stock ownership plans (ESOP) and how they can be an option for succession planning for transportation companies. An ESOP can provide many benefits, such as tax savings for owners and the business and increasing the culture of ownership by involving employees who have shown service and loyalty.
6 Accounting Best Practices for the Transportation Industry
n industry is growing steadily, and changes come quickly and unexpectedly. Therefore, it is crucial to have a good understanding of your business’s financial standing and maintain sound accounting systems.
7 transportation industry Tax strategies to take advantage
Learn about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) and common tax deductions that can help businesses in the transportation industry.
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