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N.C Sales & Use Tax Division Directive on Charges for Shop Supplies

June 24th, 2018 by

On May 25, 2018, the N.C. Department of Revenue Sales & Use Tax Division issued a directive pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. 105-264 to address a number of issues relative to the application of sales and use tax to charges for shop supplies. This directive hereby disavows the Secretary’s Final Decision in Docket No. 2003-553, […]

SCRS Makes Available Online Purchase of 2008-2017 TPMS Relearn Chart SCRS Members Receive Discounted Pricing

June 24th, 2018 by

In January, the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) launched a new website (https://scrs.com) designed to amplify industry access to information and resources. One new feature of the site introduces an e-commerce option, where SCRS can sell products that may be of benefit to the membership and greater industry. The first product featured is the […]

Estimating Tips

June 24th, 2018 by

Estimating Tip: CCC, Mitchell and Audatex – Wire Harness and Computer Modules Repairs requiring wiring, cables, computers or modules to be removed or set back is NOT INCLUDED in repairs or panel replacement time, unless specifically noted in footnotes of the specific component you are working on. This will require an on the spot evaluation […]

IRS Offers Relief on Small Business Health Care Tax Credit

June 11th, 2018 by

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued a guidance notice to help small businesses claim the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit for 2017 and later years. This announcement provides relief to businesses that claimed the credit for all or part of 2016 or later, but were unable to offer qualified health plans through a […]

California and Other States Suing EPA over Rollback of Fuel Efficiency Standards

June 11th, 2018 by

Seventeen states and the District of Columbia are suing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over the agency’s rollback of the “clean car rules” agreed to during the Obama administration. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced last month that the agency would revise the fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas standards for model year 2022-2025 vehicles, for which […]

FTC Releases Magnuson-Moss Violation Letter to Hyundai

June 11th, 2018 by

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sent a compliance warning letter to Hyundai Motor America last month regarding possible violations of the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act. The letter explains that the act prohibits warrantors of consumer products from conditioning (tying) their written warranties to a consumer’s use of any article or service that is identified by brand, […]

ASTE Online Registration Now Open!

June 11th, 2018 by

More speakers have been added to ASTE 2018 lineup; Jill Trotta of Repair Pal, Danny Seyfer of NASTF, Mandee Bradshaw of Management Success, Jimmy Lea of Kukui, Uwe Kleinschmidt of Auto Vitals, Jeff Bly of NAPA, Peter Orlando of CARQUEST, David Patrick of CARQUEST, Chris Peace of AC Delco, Kyle Holt of SP2, Aaron Stokes […]