tow truck dealer jim walsh @fleetsaleswest headed to prison for sales tax fraud

TRaCE Tracks Tow Trucker’s Tax-Dodging Scheme Sacramento – An Oregon man’s five-year tax fraud scheme, which defrauded California out of approximately $250,000, ended on Jan. 7, 2016, with the sentencing of James Robert Walsh, 48, in Sacramento County Superior Court. A joint investigation by California’s Tax Recovery and Criminal Enforcement …

when is a broker really NOT a broker ???

Calif. Dealer Group Amends Lawsuit Against TrueCar SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California New Car Dealers Association has amended its May 2015 lawsuit against TrueCar. The modification asks the court to declare that the Santa Monica-based vehicle-buying site continues to  be in noncompliance with California Vehicle Code sections requiring vehicle dealer …

car dealers…..are you tired of expensive carfax reports ???

Sign up for a VinAudit Dealer Account Please register here to receive a VinAudit.com Dealer Account for bulk access to NMVTIS reports. For instant activation, please fill all required fields. Your Name: Business Name: Full Address: Zip Code: Email: Phone: Website (optional):  I agree to the VA Partner Agreement.  I agree to the NMVTIS Disclaimer.

cheat the government…..go to prison

Former Miramar Car Dealer Headed to Trial By Mari Payton On Monday, a judge decided there was enough evidence to send John Mussari, the former owner of Mussari Motors in Miramar, to trial. Mussari is accused of cheating clients out of tens of thousands of dollars. NBC 7 Investigates reporter Mari …

car dealers need to be in touch with sacramento

Hints for Contacting Your State Legislator Politics Should Be the Part-Time Job of Every Used Car Dealer To make that letter or phone call more effective, here are some general DO’s and DON’Ts: DO’s: Be Understanding -Try to understand the problems and pressures a legislator is under. Be Friendly – …

are electronic signatures legal ???

Are e-signatures legal and secure? While not all e-signatures are created equal, those executed using a trusted solution are enforceable, secure, and meet industry and regulatory compliance standards. Legally binding Electronic signatures are recognized as legally valid and enforceable in countries around the world. PCI Compliance Adobe Document Cloud e-sign …

make sure your lemons are fresh

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 — …

remember every deal you sign ” under penalty of perjury “

TRaCE Tracks Tow Trucker’s Tax-Dodging Scheme Sacramento – An Oregon man’s five-year tax fraud scheme, which defrauded California out of approximately $250,000, ended on Jan. 7, 2016, with the sentencing of James Robert Walsh, 48, in Sacramento County Superior Court. A joint investigation by California’s Tax Recovery and Criminal Enforcement …

san diego pd uses carfax to catch auto thief

San Diego PD Solves Cases Using Carfax Investigative Tools Photo: Carfax The San Diego Police Department (SDPD) has partnered with Carfax so that key investigative resources from Carfax now are used by California’s third-largest police department. SDPD investigators get no-cost, dedicated access to vehicle information from Carfax at www.carfaxforpolice.com that …

car dealers must perform a safety on every car

DIVISION 12 SAFETY CHECKLIST Basic Equipment Checklist Safety Belts – All in good working order. Headlights – 2 White headlights, both working. Taillights – 2 red taillights, both working. Visible for 500 ft. to the rear, red lenses are required. License Plate Lights – White rear license plate light visible for 50 ft. …