Don’t Let Fringe Benefits Tax Ruin The Party

Dealers need to ensure they’re being compliant with Fringe Benefits Tax, particularly over the holiday season where potential fringe benefits arise. Dealers providing certain benefits to their employees throughout the year, including over Christmas and the New Year period should…

Clear Your Stock and Have A Happy New Year!

Every Dealer knows that on December 31, stock in the car yard instantly drops in value – use these tips to help move your inventory before the clock strikes 12. Perhaps one of the greatest pressures Dealers face is the…

MTAA Super Celebrates 25 Year Milestone

This year MTAA Super, the industry-superannuation fund for the motor trades and allied industries, celebrates 25 years of operation. Like any major Fund, MTAA Super has experienced its ups and downs, but overall , it celebrates 25 years in an…

Do You Know Your Finance and Insurance Obligations?

Are you really aware of what’s taking place in your F&I office? Are you familiar with the consequences of F&I Managers not following critical guidelines? As part of the responsibilities that come with the role of Dealer Principal, being personally…

9 Tips For A More Profitable Website

How many websites have you visited lately that are just downright awful? Too many words, too much scrolling, clashing colours, confusing messages – they not only look bad, but the worst part is they stop customers from doing business with…

Dealer Councils United Under One National Organisation

For the first time in history, a National Dealer Council could be formed to tackle the common issues faced between manufacturers and Dealers. Most vehicle manufacturers in Australia have in place an elected Dealer Council which manages the relationship between…

‘We are Being Heard’

An open dialogue between the AADA and the Australian Federal Government has put the Association in a valuable position to address debates around ‘parallel’ and used imports. Dealers are being bombarded with unnerving news and speculation about the future of…

AADA Fights For Fairer Contracts

The Treasury has called for submissions on the topic of unfair contract terms for small businesses – and AADA has responded. The AADA has recently made a submission to the Treasury on behalf of Australia’s over 1500 new car dealers…