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Michael W. Krueger

Partner, CPA
612 876 4614

Mike Krueger is a partner with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, and has been with the firm since 1988. Mike serves clients in a variety of industries, but specializes in working with dealerships. He has extensive experience with LIFO inventories, operational consulting, and financial analysis for dealerships. 

Experience

  • Specializes in automobile and equipment dealerships, including related lease and rental operations
  • Provides consulting services related to dealership mergers, acquisitions, and sales including financial due diligence
  • Assists clients with franchise approval related to dealership purchases and applications for open points to be awarded by the manufacturer
  • Consults with clients to implement tax savings strategies related to inventories
  • Facilitates estate and succession planning for closely-held businesses
  • Provides operational reviews of the front and back ends of the dealership
  • Develops pay plans for dealership personnel

Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Minnesota Automobile Dealers Association
  • Minnesota-South Dakota Equipment Dealers Association

Thought Leadership

  • Authors articles for publications related to the automobile and truck dealer industry
  • Leads seminars for dealership office managers, controllers, and other CPAs regarding accounting for automobile dealerships
  • Past speaker for GMAC customer seminars in Minnesota and Iowa

Education

Montana State University (Bozeman, Montana)
Bachelor of Science in Accounting