State Compliance Guide

Publication: Colorado Dealer Compliance Guide (note there will be an updated guide published in 2018)

Format: 2.5”, three-ring binder (along with a flash drive containing the various forms/templates)

Description: The Colorado Dealer Compliance Guide provides summaries of more than 50 compliance topics that affect Colorado dealers at the state level. The Guide was written by Michael J. Dommermuth, Esq., Fairfield and Woods, P.C. and Tammi L. McCoy, Esq., Colorado Automobile Dealers Association.

Cost: $199.00, plus taxes and shipping (annual update costs will depend on the volume of changes).

Topics include:

  • Abandoned Vehicles Advertising
  • Arbitration
  • Bankruptcy/Lien Perfection
  • Buy/Sell
  • Class Action Lawsuits
  • Consignment
  • Consumer Credit Code (UCCC)
  • Consumer Protection Act
  • Credit Cards
  • Delivery & Handling Fees (D&H)
  • Disclosure – Damage & History
  • Disclosure – Required Form
  • DR2434
  • Electronic Records & Transactions
  • Emissions
  • Employment – Labor (Primarily resource referrals)
  • Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) (Primarily resource referrals)
  • Equipment (Minimum safety requirements)
  • Finance – Anti-Monopoly Law
  • Franchise Law Guaranteed Automobile
  • Protection (GAP)
  • ID Checking / ID Theft
  • Insurance – Confirmation of Consumer Coverage
  • Insurance Licensing
  • Investigations/Disciplinary Actions
  • Lemon Law (Manufacturer Buy-Back)
  • Licensing (Dealer and salesperson)
  • Mechanics Lien
  • New vs. Used (When does a vehicle become used?)
  • Odometer
  • Off-Site Sales/Permits
  • Plates (Full use/Demo/In-Transit/Depot)
  • Prizes, Raffles and Giveaways Recalls
  • Record Retention Guidelines
  • Referral Fees
  • Rental Vehicles – Daily Fee
  • Repair Act (Motor Vehicle Repair Act)
  • Repossession
  • Salvage Vehicles
  • Service
  • Contracts
  • Spot Delivery
  • Sunday Closing
  • Taxes – Alternative Fuel Vehicle Incentives
  • Taxes – Sales and Use
  • Temporary Permits
  • Tires-Waste
  • Title Processing/Registration
  • Unclaimed Property
  • Vehicle Protection Products (Etch, tire-and-wheel, etc.)

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