Archive October 2020

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Dealers Make Extra Money Leasing Space At Dealership, But How Do You Stay Compliant?

As business has slowed for some dealers, we have received phone calls from members asking about sharing a lot or renting ...

How Dealers Can Successfully Tap into Election Cycle Digital Advertising

An estimated $400 million1 worth of presidential campaign advertising, and possibly more, is likely to . . . 

Are Disclosure Agreements Necessary for GPS Tracking Devices?

Why should a lienholder advise a debtor that a GPS device has been installed on a vehicle being sold, and that it can be used to locate the debtor? 

Georgia Cracks Down On Temporary Tag Violations, Texas Dealers

"If we catch a dealer that is selling these temporary tags*, they’re committing a felony. We are pursuing them—we are making arrests.”

Am I Required to File Form 8300?

Every year, around this time our compliance consultation service receives calls and emails asking . . .

Car Buyer Granted Default Judgment Against Dealership for Violations of TILA, Connecticut Retail Installment Sales Finance Act, and State's Unfair Trade Practices Act

A consumer saw a 2012 BMW 750i listed for sale for $15,900.

Customer's Death Reveals Risks of Deferred Down Payments

A recent issue with a member has brought attention to a special situation that sometimes occurs in our industry.

Manage Social Media Risk at Your Dealership

While social media is an attractive advertising forum, dealers must exercise caution and make sure that  . . .