JUNE 14, 2011

IN THIS ISSUE

DEALER NEWS & INFORMATION

Auto Industry News at a Glance

 

REGULATORY & LEGAL UPDATES

July Sales Tax Changes & Vendor Allowance Change Effective July 1, 2011

 

UPCOMING SEMINARS

Upcoming Seminars

Colorado Dealer Compliance Guide Roll-Out and Training


CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Upcoming Events

CADA Annual Golf Event

 

ALLIED MEMBERS

CADA Welcomes New Allied Members


DEALER MILESTONES,
HIGHLIGHTS & TRANSITIONS

Share Your Accomplishmens

 

THE AFTERFACT

All the News That's Fit to Email!


ARCHIVES

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e-newsletter archives.

CLICK HERE for an Index of Regulatory
& Legal Articles
from the Open
Road e-newsletter.

CLICK HERE for Bulletin archives.

CLICK HERE for Colorado Auto
Outlook
archives.

CLICK HERE for Denver Auto
Outlook
archives.


ONLINE REGISTRATION

CLICK HERE to register online
for various CADA seminars & events.


MEMBERSHIP RESOURCES

CLICK HERE for details on the
Speaker and Educational
Resources
.

CLICK HERE for a list of current
Endorsed Vendors/Programs
.

CLICK HERE for a list of current
Allied Members
.

CLICK HERE for an order form for
CADA forms
.

CLICK HERE for information on all member services.



www.nada.org


www.aiada.org

CLICK HERE for NADA
Regulatory Affairs information
.


STATE GOVERNMENT RESOURCES

CLICK HERE for the Auto Industry
Division
of the Colorado Dept.
of Revenue.

CLICK HERE for the Title and
Registration section
of the
Colorado Dept. of Revenue,
Motor Vehicles Division.

CLICK HERE for the Colorado
Department of Labor &
Employment
website.




Visit us at www.coloradodealers.org.


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Monday to Thursday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Colorado Dealer Compliance Guide
Roll-out and Training Next Week!

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 AUTO INDUSTRY NEWS AT A GLANCE

Listed here are several articles pertaining to the
auto industry in general that appeared recently in newspapers and other media outlets across the nation.



…more news articles are included at the end of this issue.




JULY SALES TAX CHANGES & VENDOR ALLOWANCE CHANGE EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011

The Department of Revenue, Tax Division has posted information regarding July 1st, 2011 sales/use tax changes: 
CLICK HERE to link to the listed changes. 

At the time of this article, the only change listed is that Salida has eliminated its vendor fee (referred to as a “service fee” on the state page).  It was previously 3 1/3%.
The state vendor allowance has been partially restored to 2.22%.  For timely returns filed after July 1, 2011, the 2.22% can be deducted.    Note, this vendor fee allowance applies to all of the following:

  • States sales tax
  • RTD taxes
  • Football District
  • Science & Cultural District

CLICK HERE for more information on the vendor fee allowance implementation.  

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If you have questions on any legal or regulatory topic, please contact:

DISCLAIMER: CADA is not authorized to dispense legal advice.The information contained in this weekly email is intended to provide important updates and reminders regarding statutes, litigation, and regulations. CADA always advises that dealers should consult legal counsel on the specifics of any laws or regulations to ensure proper compliance



CADA WELCOMES NEW ALLIED MEMBERS

CADA would like to welcome several new allied members.

Brinkmann Constructors, sprecializing in construction services, preconstruction, budgeting, design, value engineering, site evaluation, civilengineering & full service construction services.  For more information contact Tom Kooiman, 303.657.7900 or tkooiman@askbrinkmann.com

Call Source, an integrated sales, training and management company that provides online call tracking, recording and analytic solutions that allow companies to measure advertising effectiveness and improve ROI. For more information contact Jeff Ward, 888.496.1162 or jward@callsource.com

Data Source, specializing in distribution of printed products and consumables.  For more information contact, Gary Reston, 816.483.3282 or greston@data-source.com

GeoResponse, LLC,     helps dealerships generate new customers through our database of 125 million double-opt in e-mail subscribers.  Think of direct mail but through email.  Emails are trackable and have a verified physical address. For more information contact Greg Eisenbeis, 888.666.2019 or greg@georesponse.com

Moody Insurance Agency, Inc., a full service agency offering property and casualty, surety, personal lines, benefits, professional coverage, financial advisory and administrative services including COBRA administration, cafeteria plans (125 and HRA), and human resource consulting.  For more information contact Chuck Seastone, 303.824.6600 or cseastone@moodyins.com

Security Service Federal Credit Union, a $6 billion credit union with its corporate headquarters located in San Antonio, Texas.  The credit union has built a reputation of strength, stability, and convenience by offerings its members financial soundness, unmatched hours of service and competitive financial products and services. For more information contact Mark Wild, 719.594.5943 or mwild@ssfcu.org

Triumph Consulting Services, LLC, A consulting company that provides membership programs that offer consumers protection and savings on their auto, home, wellness and everyday living.  The house and auto security plan offers 35 benefits and a member favorite is the insurance deductible reimbursement for auto, home, renters and health insurance.  For more information contact Mike Cintron, 720.838.7400 or mikecintron@triumphconsulting.net

WG Nielsen & Company, specializing in investment banking.  For more information contact William Nash, 303.830.1515 or wgnash@gmail.com

For more information on the Colorado Automobile Dealers Association and its Allied and Endorsed Members visit www.coloradodealers.org

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COLORADO DEALER COMPLIANCE GUIDE ROLL-OUT AND TRAINING!
NEW GUIDE SUMMARIZES, IN ONE PLACE, KEY AREAS OF STATE COMPLIANCE AND ASSEMBLES VALUABLE RESOURCE INFORMATION

Key dealership staff training for overlooked compliance areas and risk:

  • Receive the new Colorado Dealer Compliance Guide AND training to review key highlights—for a reduced, bundled price
  • Compliance is critical in every area of your dealership; minimize exposure to lawsuits

Mulitiple dates and locations see calendar below for more information.

Register Online!

CLICK HERE to fill out a registration form.

New compliance guide developed jointly by CADA and Colorado dealer attorney:
Michael Dommermuth, MCGloin, Davenport, Serverson & Snow, P.C.
AN ATTORNEY WHO SPECIALIZES IN REPRESENTATION OF MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS.  MICHAEL IS A MEMBER OF NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DEALER COUNSEL, A NATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF ATTORNEYS WHO REPRESENT DEALERS.  MICHAEL EARNED A BACHELOR’S DEGREE FROM PURDUE UNIVERSITY IN 1980 AND JURIS DOCTORATE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF INDIANA AT BLOOMINGTON IN 1983.  MICHAEL HAS 26 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE REPRESENTING DEALERS THROUGHOUT COLORADO AND THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN WEST.  MICHAEL’S FIRM PROVIDES FULL SERVICE REPRESENTATION OF MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS INCLUDING, BUY/SELL AGREEMENTS,  LITIGATION, FINANCE, FRANCHISE, MANUFACTURER DISPUTES, BANKRUPTCY, DEALER SUCCESSION, CLASS ACTIONS AND FEDERAL AND STATE COMPLIANCE.  MICHAEL HAS SUCCESSFULLY DEFENDED DEALERS IN CLASS ACTIONS CHALLENGING D&H AND THE FOR DAMAGES UNDER THE TELEPHONE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT.

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aTO REGISTER ONLINE FOR ANY CADA
SEMINAR OR EVENT, PLEASE VISIT:

www.coloradodealers.org/registration
Event Description
Date/Time
Location

Colorado Dealer Compliance Guide Roll-Out and Training



By Michael Dommermuth, McGloin, Davenport, Severson and Snow, P.C


Training will highlight key areas of state compliance. 

Register Online!
CLICK HERE to fill out a registration form.

Colorado Springs

Tuesday., June 21
7:30am to 10:00am
Breakfast included


Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs
**Colorado Springs dealers should register directly with CSADA, Ann Winslow, 719.473.1465
Register Online!
CLICK HERE to fill out a registration form.

Pueblo

Tuesday., June 21
12:00pm (Noon)-2:30pm
Lunch included


Marriott Hotel Pueblo
Register Online!
CLICK HERE to fill out a registration form.

Loveland

Wednesday, June 22
7:30am to 10:00am
Breakfast included


Embassy Suites Loveland
Register Online!
CLICK HERE to fill out a registration form.

Denver



Wednesday, June 22
12:00pm (Noon)-2:30pm
Lunch included


William D. Barrow Building
Register Online!
CLICK HERE to fill out a registration form.

Glenwood Springs



Thursday, June 23
7:30am to 10:00am
Breakfast included


Hotel Colorado
Register Online!
CLICK HERE to fill out a registration form.

Grand Junction

Thursday, June 23
12:15pm-2:45pm
Lunch Included


Doubletree Hotel
Register Online!
CLICK HERE to fill out a registration form.

If you have a particular area of interest or would like to suggest a training seminar topic, please contact Lauren Stadler at 303.457.5123 or lauren.stadler@coloradodealers.org



Event Description
Date/Time
Location

CADA
Annual Golf Event



Monday, September 12, 2011

Usually a 12:00pm Shotgun Start


Green Gables Country Club
6800 West Jewell Avenue
Denver, 80232

Registration coming soon!



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CADA WELCOMES NEW ALLIED MEMBERS

CADA would like to welcome several new allied members.

Brinkmann Constructors, sprecializing in construction services, preconstruction, budgeting, design, value engineering, site evaluation, civilengineering & full service construction services.  For more information contact Tom Kooiman, 303.657.7900 or tkooiman@askbrinkmann.com

Call Source, an integrated sales, training and management company that provides online call tracking, recording and analytic solutions that allow companies to measure advertising effectiveness and improve ROI. For more information contact Jeff Ward, 888.496.1162 or jward@callsource.com

Data Source, specializing in distribution of printed products and consumables.  For more information contact, Gary Reston, 816.483.3282 or greston@data-source.com

GeoResponse, LLC,     helps dealerships generate new customers through our database of 125 million double-opt in e-mail subscribers.  Think of direct mail but through email.  Emails are trackable and have a verified physical address. For more information contact Greg Eisenbeis, 888.666.2019 or greg@georesponse.com

Moody Insurance Agency, Inc., a full service agency offering property and casualty, surety, personal lines, benefits, professional coverage, financial advisory and administrative services including COBRA administration, cafeteria plans (125 and HRA), and human resource consulting.  For more information contact Chuck Seastone, 303.824.6600 or cseastone@moodyins.com

Security Service Federal Credit Union, a $6 billion credit union with its corporate headquarters located in San Antonio, Texas.  The credit union has built a reputation of strength, stability, and convenience by offerings its members financial soundness, unmatched hours of service and competitive financial products and services. For more information contact Mark Wild, 719.594.5943 or mwild@ssfcu.org

Triumph Consulting Services, LLC, A consulting company that provides membership programs that offer consumers protection and savings on their auto, home, wellness and everyday living.  The house and auto security plan offers 35 benefits and a member favorite is the insurance deductible reimbursement for auto, home, renters and health insurance.  For more information contact Mike Cintron, 720.838.7400 or mikecintron@triumphconsulting.net

WG Nielsen & Company, specializing in investment banking.  For more information contact William Nash, 303.830.1515 or wgnash@gmail.com

For more information on the Colorado Automobile Dealers Association and its Allied and Endorsed Members visit www.coloradodealers.org

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LET US KNOW ABOUT YOUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS!

Have you or anyone else at your dealership won an award recently? Have you or your dealership provided any outstanding community service? We want to recognize such accomplishments. Please send us a brief write-up of the award or event along with any other information to milestones@coloradodealers.org. Also include your contact information for further follow-up.


THE AFTERFACT


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