private party CAR BUYERS are buying blind…run a salvage title check + recall check

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paying overtime to your licensed salesperson

 BY LAWRENCE MILES   The California Court of Appeal has sided with CarMax in a key decision involving the “sales commission” exemption to California’s overtime law.   In Areso v. Carmax, Inc., the Court held that a pay plan that had a base payment plus “commissions” of about $150 per vehicle sold satisfied the exemption requirements. California law …

make sure you understand the lemon law

The Federal Lemon Law: How Well Does Your Dealership Understand the Rules? Only dealership customers with warranties are protected under the Federal Lemon Law. You undoubtedly take a lot of pride in your dealership and the inventory you offer. However, whenever you are selling cars — especially used cars — …

make sure your car dealer bad loan collections are FTC compliant

How the FTC’s “Operation Collection Protection” Affects Car Dealerships “Operation Collection Protection” targets illegal debt collection practices across the country. Is your dealership in compliance? You are undoubtedly familiar with the Federal Trade Commission, aka the FTC. The FTC is the government agency that works on behalf of consumers to …