Driving Florida Since 1920

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

Most Requested

Dealers Be Aware: Auto Theft Epidemic Heightens Statewide

FADA has been made aware that auto theft is reaching a near epidemic stage at dealerships around the state. Afterhours, thieves are boldly breaking lockboxes to access keys. During hours, thieves are posing as customers and stealing keys when salespersons aren't...

read more

Sales and Use Tax for Out-of-State Residents

In certain Florida DOR – Motor Vehicle Sales Tax Rates by State TIP – New version released July 7, 2017. Be sure to check you are utilizing the correct version…situations, out of state residents can be eligible for a partial or full exemption of Florida sales and use tax…

read more

Regulatory Alerts

Hope Scholarship program starts October 1. Are you ready?

Effective October 1, dealers are required to provide every purchaser of a motor vehicle with the opportunity to contribute a portion of the sales tax on the purchase of a new or used vehicle to the Hope Scholarship Fund. The purchaser may designate the lesser of $105...

read more

States May Force Franchise Dealers to Collect Sales Tax

  In a landmark ruling, the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of states to force businesses to collect sales tax on sales into that state. Based on the Supreme Court’s ruling, merely having a website that is accessible by customers in another...

read more

Industry Articles

Hope Scholarship program starts October 1. Are you ready?

Effective October 1, dealers are required to provide every purchaser of a motor vehicle with the opportunity to contribute a portion of the sales tax on the purchase of a new or used vehicle to the Hope Scholarship Fund. The purchaser may designate the lesser of $105...

read more

Dealers Be Aware: Auto Theft Epidemic Heightens Statewide

FADA has been made aware that auto theft is reaching a near epidemic stage at dealerships around the state. Afterhours, thieves are boldly breaking lockboxes to access keys. During hours, thieves are posing as customers and stealing keys when salespersons aren't...

read more

States May Force Franchise Dealers to Collect Sales Tax

  In a landmark ruling, the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of states to force businesses to collect sales tax on sales into that state. Based on the Supreme Court’s ruling, merely having a website that is accessible by customers in another...

read more

Dealer Spotlight

 

Congratulations to Kelly Ford, headquartered in Melbourne, who was recently awarded a 2018 DealerRaterConsumer Satisfaction Award, an annual recognition given to auto dealerships that deliver outstanding customer service as rated by online consumer reviews. Read more here…

FADA Endorsed Partners