Archive January 2020
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Can A Vehicle Be Sold With An Open Safety Recall?
We continue getting calls from members wondering whether they are allowed to sell a vehicle subject to an open recall and, if so, under what conditions.
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My Dealership Hours of Operation Have Changed, Now What?
Many dealers give a lot of thought to the state premises requirements prior to opening or during the initial licensing processes.
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Law Enforcement Tickets for Temp Tag Violation
Recently we received an email through the TIADA Compliance Consultation Service
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Selling To A Minor
In Texas, there are no direct age restriction in place for individuals wanting to be recorded on the title and registration as the owner of a vehicle.
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You've Been Sued, Now What?
No matter how long you’ve been in business, sooner or later your dealership will likely be sued.
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Servicemembers Civil Relief Act Reminder
With the recent deployment of troops to the Middle East, it is a good time to review your procedures relating to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.
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Annual Vehicle Inventory Declarationâ€‹
Cathy Talcott, Comal County Tax Assessor Collector and President of the Tax Assessor-Collectors Association of Texas, reminds dealers “to file the original of their Dealer’s Motor Vehicle Inventory Declaration (Comptroller form 50-246) with their local County Appraisal District and NOT the local Tax Assessor Collector.” The Tax Assessor Collector should only receive a COPY of the vehicle inventory declaration.
Comptroller Form 50-246 (https://comptroller.texas.gov/forms/50-246.pdf) provides the following information:
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