Manufacturing, Wholesale & Distribution Companies
It’s a critical time for manufacturers, wholesale suppliers and distributors (MWD). Decisions you make today can greatly affect short and long-term viability. Competitive pressures and the global economy are all impacting the industry, creating both threats and opportunities. Armed with insightful financial information and competent advice, you can feel confident making well-informed decisions.
KraftCPAs MWD Industry Team has extensive experience providing traditional financial services such as audit and tax as well as specialized consulting services to MWD clients. As an independent member of the RSM US Alliance, KraftCPAs has access to nationwide and global resources to help companies explore international opportunities for expansion, such as exporting and operating facilities abroad.
Our MWD clients come in all shapes and sizes from start-ups to large manufacturers with operations in foreign countries, and U.S. subsidiaries of foreign owned companies. We have experience with food manufacturers, suppliers to the automotive industry, healthcare equipment manufacturers, paper product distributors, military/defense equipment manufacturers, chemical manufacturers, a supplier to the mining industry, and a myriad of other MWD clientele.
Services for MWD clients include:
- Assurance services
- Tax consulting & compliance
- Interim financial management & placement
- Due diligence
- Transaction advisory services
- Capital formation
- Litigation support, dispute resolution and forensic accounting
- Turnaround & restructuring
- Foreign entity ownership structuring
- Export tax incentives
- Research and development tax credit studies
- Cost segregation studies for manufacturing facilities
- State tax incentives
- Transfer pricing studies
- State tax nexus studies and planning
- ERP selection and implementation
As a commitment to the industry we serve, we are members of Manufacturing CPAs, a nationwide network of CPA firms devoted to serving the manufacturing industry. Membership in Manufacturing CPAs gives us access to educational programs and other support which helps us stay informed of industry trends so we can better serve our clients.
KraftCPAs is also a member of the Tennessee Automotive Manufacturers Association, which was formed in 1987 in response to Tennessee’s rapidly growing automotive manufacturing industry. Nissan, Volkswagen, General Motors and more than 900 suppliers have a presence in Tennessee.
KraftCPAs is also a member of the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry Manufacturing Excellence Council. This committee safeguards the future of manufacturing in Tennessee by developing a plan of action for promoting the value of manufacturing, by identifying and recommending legislation to strengthen manufacturing and by providing input into the impact of state and federal policies on the future of manufacturing.