Eric J. Barr, Partner, Fischer Barr & Wissinger LLC recently gave two full-day presentations to LEG, an international group of independent limousine operators. The first, held in San Francisco and the second, held in Chicago, discussed the impact of the economy on the limousine industry, the effect of changing accounting rules on financial statements of limousine operators, how to get your banker to say yes, improving operational efficiency, advantages and disadvantages of different entity forms (C Corporation, S Corporation, Limited Liability Company) and how much is your business worth. Each meeting was attended by fifteen to twenty business owners/operators of limousine companies, with operations in Toronto, Canada and major cities throughout the United States.

Mr. Barr is a founder and co-managing member of Fischer Barr & Wissinger LLC, and is the Director of the Firm’s Accounting and Assurance Services and Business Valuation departments. He brings almost forty years of public accounting experience to the Fischer Barr & Wissinger team, and specializes in consulting with and providing traditional tax, accounting and auditing services to owner-managed businesses. Eric is also an expert in the areas of business valuations, commercial litigation, forensic accounting and fraud investigation. Prior to joining Fischer Barr & Wissinger, Eric was a litigation and accounting partner in a national CPA firm. He has also held Quality Control positions at several accounting firms and is a former Director of Accounting and Assurance Services of a mid-sized New Jersey CPA firm.

Fischer Barr & Wissinger LLC, led by partners O. David Fischer, Eric Barr and Spencer V. Wissinger, III, in addition to the firm’s Principals and Managers, bring more than a century of combined expertise in the areas of tax planning, business and medical practice valuation, litigation support, accounting, auditing and consulting services.

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Formed in January 2011, the firm maintains the professional practice which has continuously served the regional business community from its Morris County offices since 1968. Clients receive the same depth of services national and regional firms offer but with a distinctly different personal touch. The firm is built on the unwavering commitment to making a difference in our client’s success.

The firm and its members hold memberships in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA), the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA) and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).