Category: Dealership Operations

AUTOMOTIVE TAX PLANNING 2015

BDO’s Automotive team encourages you to review the following tax planning opportunities which are worth considering before 30 June – now is the time for tax planning! This article has been prepared prior to the Federal Budget and accordingly you…

ProfitFocus reporting and published dealership data

Recently AADA has been working with Deloitte to understand the system processes and support structures that are in place within eprofitfocus to ensure the monthly data submissions made by Dealers accurately reflect the performance of their business. Deloitte Motor Industry…

Honda Rewards Its Greenest Dealers

US Honda and Acura dealerships enrolled in the company’s ‘Green Dealer’ program are reaping amazing rewards – but there’s good news for Australian businesses too. Almost 300 Honda and Acura dealerships in the US are striving to become the greenest…

Are Your Prepared For The EOFY?

Australian new car shoppers are hard-wired to expect great savings before the end of financial year – are you prepared to make the most of your selling opportunities? June is an exciting time in the retail automotive industry, and usually…

Genuine Parts – The Best Insurance

Insurance companies have a responsibility to guarantee their contractors are fitting genuine parts during warranty periods on vehicles being repaired. A serious matter surrounding the fitting of genuine parts to damaged motor vehicles repaired through insurance companies has recently been…

Used Cars – The Forgotten Franchise

There’s never been a more crucial time for Dealer’s to beef-up their used car operations, yet the department remains undervalued in many dealerships. Most Dealers should be well aware of the challenges their new car department faces when it comes…

Free Trade Agreements And Fluctuating Currency Rocks The Market

New car prices have been shifting substantially over the past few months, with many imports now cheaper than ever. Australia’s South Korean Free Trade Agreement (FTA) officially came into effect on December 12, 2014, with the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement…

Workplace Health and Safety Obligations – Control of Hazards

Workplace Health and Safety legislation requires the owner of a business (called a duty holder in the legislation) to identify reasonably foreseeable hazards that could give rise to risks to the health and safety of, among others, employees and members…