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Vehicle Dealerships

Dealership employment will reach an all-time high in 2018. At the end of 2017, employment topped 1.1 million. In 2017, US light vehicle sales reached 17.14 million. The past eight years have been the longest period of new-vehicle sales growth in more than a century.

Allen, Gibbs & Houlik, L.C., has extensive experience with dealership valuation, business interruption claims, succession planning, and LIFO conformity requirements. We have serviced large complex families of dealerships for more than 30 years. We can create value with proper inventory accounting, and cost segregation studies. In addition, we are one of the few CPA firms to perform annual audits of dealerships for more than 25 years.

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Kurt Breitenbach

Executive Vice President,
Assurance Services
Kurt Breitenbach specializes in serving middle-market closely held businesses and entrepreneurial enterprises. He has more than 35 years of experience serving clients in automotive dealerships, cattle feeding, construction, distribution, ethanol production, franchisors with multi-state franchises, hotels, manufacturing, restaurant and wholesale. In addition, he has directed numerous litigation support projects related to lost profits/business interruption and damage calculations.

Breitenbach is a certified public accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants (where he is a past president), the Wichita Manufacturers Association and Construction Financial Management Association.
Kurt Breitenbach
Kurt Breitenbach