Running a successful automotive dealership is much more than selling cars. It’s about creating a “top class” service experience that keeps customers coming back for their next car purchase, service needs, repair issues, parts orders or assistance with financing throughout the ownership lifecycle.

Ensuring that your dealership is operating at peak profitability not only requires a sharp leadership team, but also the assistance of experienced advisors to provide guidance and direction. Traditional accounting firms can manage basic compliance and regulatory issues, but in this competitive industry, more is often needed. For more than 40 years, our firm has been serving the needs of auto dealers across Louisiana and building an unmatched reputation in the industry.

Auto Dealership Services

Hannis T. Bourgeois started its automotive practice in the early 1980s. For nearly four decades we have served the auto dealers in Louisiana and beyond. Here is a sampling of what we do:


  • Buy/Sell Consulting
  • Franchise Applications—Consulting and Preparation
  • Internal Controls—Evaluation and Implementation
  • Financial Statement Analysis and Performance Review
  • Profitability and Expense Control Studies
  • Accounting Personnel Screening
  • Parts Inventory Physical Count—Supervision/Observation
  • Business Valuations


  • Review and Compilation of Financial Statements
  • Special Purpose Audits
  • Personal Financial Statements


  • LIFO Implementation and Calculation
  •  Tax Planning—Corporate and Personal
  • Estate and Succession Planning
  • Tax Return Preparation

Industry Involvement

HTB has gained the trust of the Louisiana Automobile Dealers Association (LADA) so when a member dealership needs assistance, Hannis T. Bourgeois is there to help.

We are a member of Auto Team America (ATA), a network of 11 CPA firms that serve over 2,000 auto dealerships nationwide. This gives us the chance to network and collaborate with other firms that know auto dealers as well as we do and add value to our clients’ businesses.

Contact Us

We’d love to discuss what we can do to help your dealership. Contact us today by clicking here or calling 225.928.4770.