March 2020

Where can I find my VIN? Your vehicle’s unique Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is a 17-digit number that can be found on the title document, the vehicle registration, and on the insurance policy. The VIN can also be located at the following locations on the car itself:   On the driver’s side dashboard (viewable through…

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DMV Licensing Choices All dealer license applicants must select the type of dealership they wish to create. The choices are: Wholesale Only Wholesale only dealers sell from dealer to dealer, auction or dismantler, A wholesale only dealer cannot sell directly to the public. We offer drafted sale assistance for wholesale only dealers wishing to sell…

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Main Location Information REGISTRY  9353 ACTIVITY ROAD SUITE H   SAN DIEGO CA  92126 Tel: (619)460-4717 Location Opened : 05/12/2016 Location Closed: Licensed to Provide, Offer or Sell: Registration Service.  License Information License No.: 61830 License First Issued: 11/19/2004 Operator or Contact: Owner of Business: CERVANTES ROSA IRIS 

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Chapter 10 – Renewal Instructions 10.000 Allocated County of Temporary Use 10.005 Application Lost in Processing 10.010 Changes Noted on the Renewal Notice 10.015 Commercially-Registered Station Wagons 10.020 Defective Sticker 10.025 Disabled Person Parking Placard 10.030 Early Renewal or Planned Nonoperation Certification 10.035 Enhanced Renewal Report of Deposit of Fees (RDF) 10.040 Evidence of Financial…

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When a dealer uses their dealer plate to operate an inventory vehicle for personal use a small amount of use tax is required per the CDTFA Take the cost of the vehicle including reconditioning costs use the CDTFA divisor of 40 to obtain the taxable monthly base Report this amount for each month of use…

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Salesperson License Application Training Become licensed for the following: Obtain your auction agent licenseBecome a licensed auction buyerObtain your wholesale salesperson licenseBecome a licensed retail salespersonObtain your document agent licenseBecome a licensed dmv salesperson for DMV registrations Attend our one hour licensed auction agent classPass a 30 question multiple choice examinationProvide us a copy of…

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Video Vault Click the links below to view selected videos. To view the series of IADAC “Quick Tips” CLICK HERE and subscribe to our channel! Autonomous Vehicles-DMV Deputy Director Bernard Soriano Buy Here Pay Here Seminar Chris Taylor-ADA Compliance IADAC Quick Tips Video Series ADA Cautions Advertising After-sale Repairs BOE Audits Dealer Bond Misconceptions Goodwill Repairs/Avoiding Implied…

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Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal, who’s pushing legislation to outlaw the sales of used cars with unrepaired defects, said disclosure isn’t enough. “Disclosure is really no substitute for repair,” Blumenthal said. “The dealers who say disclosure is a substitute for repairs ignore the plain fact that unsafe vehicles are a menace. Not only to passengers and drivers,…

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