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October 1 brings new requirements on all Florida dealers

HB 7055 passed in the 2017 Legislative Session, and with it Floridians will be able to make contributions to the Hope Scholarship Fund enabling children who are facing any form of bullying to apply for a grant of up to $7,100 to attend a private, chartered school....

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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...

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Regulatory Alerts

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...

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ALERT: Update on Military Lending Act

December 22, 2017

Recently the Department of Defense (“DOD”) issued new guidance as to what sorts of transactions are covered by the Military Lending Act (“MLA”) stating that any credit transaction that finances the vehicle along with “any credit-related product or service” such as GAP, credit life insurance, credit accident and health insurance, or other

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Industry Articles

October 1 brings new requirements on all Florida dealers

HB 7055 passed in the 2017 Legislative Session, and with it Floridians will be able to make contributions to the Hope Scholarship Fund enabling children who are facing any form of bullying to apply for a grant of up to $7,100 to attend a private, chartered school....

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

Hope Scholarship Effective October 1

Florida's Hope Scholarship program becomes effective October 1, 2018, and FADA is working to help you prepare. As a reminder, purchasers of motor vehicles in Florida will be able to donate a portion of their sales tax on new or used car/truck purchases to the Hope...

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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…

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