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The Florida Automobile Dealers Association represents Florida’s new car and truck franchised dealers, a $77.4 billion dollar industry.

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End of Year Sales Tax Tips

Another year has passed, and more regulations have been put on dealerships. Now is the time to address issues for 2018 for Florida sales and use tax purposes. Being mindful an audit notice maybe sent to your dealership in 2019, we can address some of the problems you...

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Turner Chevrolet donates $16K to Cops For Kids

CRESTVIEW — Surrounded by police officers, car salesmen, mechanics, office workers and lots of Chevys, the owner of a local car dealership presented a year’s worth of employee contributions to the Crestview Police Department’s annual Cops For Kids program. Allen...

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FADA Members Deserve the Fine Reputation You Enjoy

When Michael's destructive winds demolished our FADA stores in the Panhandle, we anticipated hearing about lost property and damaged lives. What we couldn't foresee is the unexpected kindness that continues to pour in as dealers and their employees make contributions...

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Regulatory Alerts

Texting Customers? Know the rules please!

According to a recent JD Power study, when dealers text their customers, customer satisfaction increases. Dealers using text messages are getting ahead of most of their competitors and are creating more satisfied customers. Luxury dealers use email and text messaging...

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Dealer Advertising – The game must change

Not since 2004 has there been any real activity by Florida’s regulatory agencies regarding how dealers advertise on websites, in print and in various media.  However, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)has been active nationally and in Florida. As we have...

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Using Credit Reports on Employees or Candidates

The Fair Credit Reporting Act is not just about risk based pricing, it also has new requirements for employers who might use credit reports in the employment process. New requirements went into effect September 21, for dealers in their role as employers. If a dealer...

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