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November 14, 2022

Why Your Dealership Needs Good LIFO Records

  Recordkeeping is often essential to business operations and automobile dealerships are no exception. Many auto dealerships use the Last-In, First-Out (LIFO) method of inventory accounting. Although the LIFO method can provide significant tax benefits, you must be careful to meet certain tax law requirements. One such requirement that is often overlooked is the need to maintain comprehensive records. There are different LIFO methods for new and used vehicle inventories. For new vehicle inventories, dealerships electing to use the alternative… Read more ›

August 23, 2022

Protecting Your Dealership from Vendor Fraud

As business owners, reliance on employees and vendors to help your dealership run smoothly is par for the course. Sometimes, those vendors and individuals take advantage of situations to increase their profits. Vendor fraud involves payments made to actual or fictitious vendors for personal gain. It is a lucrative industry that can take tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars off your bottom line. Types of Vendor Fraud There is a good chance your dealership has experienced some form of… Read more ›

August 18, 2022

Insurance: Do You Have Adequate Coverage?

  Before they can legally drive a vehicle, individuals must obtain a minimum level of automobile liability insurance. Similarly, dealerships are also legally required to carry certain types of insurance to operate in most states. If you haven’t reviewed your store’s insurance policies recently, now might be a good time to do so. Your goal is twofold: to make sure you have the right coverages for the risks involved in operating your dealership and to keep your insurance premiums as… Read more ›