3 Steps to No Sales Tax

There are basically three major steps you must complete to getting your license. Step OneComplete the TriStar Motors 6 hour new dealer course, including ourpractice test sign up now online. Obtain your class certificate upon completion of the course. Make an appointment with the local DMV Inspector and pass the DMV Examination. You will need 28 of […]

REAL Dealers teaching Dealers

TriStar Motors established in 1998 in San Francisco is the oldest & largest car dealer school Certified by the California DMV to teach Dealers No Sales Pitch No Hidden Fees the only #realcardealerschool Auto Brokers Licensed Retail Sellers Licensed Wholesale Dealers Licensed Registration Agents Licensed Verification Agents EZ Simple Compliance 800-901-5950

celebrating 23 years of teaching california used car dealer education

As we approach our 23rd anniversary as DMV certified car dealer license instructors we are often asked the question ” WHY ARE YOU THE HIGHEST PRICED CAR DEALER SCHOOL ??? “ well, here are the simple answers we answer the phone we respond to questions we assist before, during and after the dealer class we […]

BHPH Online Dealer Seminar for California Car Dealers

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 […]

private class to become a DMV licensed transporter

DMV licensed transporters forward dealer auction vehicles to a dealers licensed location +++++ Transporters are issued special plates Transporters must carry liability insurance Transporters haul vehicles acquired and disposed of by local dealers +++++ We are the oldest and largest dealer education provider in california LEARN HOW TO BECOME A LICENSED TRANSPORTER Private classes offered […]

basic safety checklist

DIVISION 12 SAFETY CHECKLIST Basic Equipment Checklist Safety Belts – All in good working order. Headlights – 2 White headlights, both working. Taillights – 2 red taillights, both working. Visible for 500 ft. to the rear, red lenses are required. License Plate Lights – White rear license plate light visible for 50 ft. to the rear. Rear Reflectors – […]

Intelligent Car Broker 2020

Think about this for a moment: The DMV Mandates an Education Provider to qualify the applicant with an understanding of the regulations and prepare the dealer license applicant to pass the DMV examination. The DMV Mandate does not require a sales pitch for every dealer product. Our DMV Certified Dealer Education will leave you informed […]

California DMV Licensing Operations Headquarters

Occupational Licensing Branch – Headquarter Sections Licensing Sections: Business Licensing Unit: Dealers, Lessor-Retailers, Dismantlers, Registration Services, Transporters, and Driving & Traffic Violator School (Owner, Operator & Instructors) contact: (916) 229-3126 Individual Licensing Unit: Salesperson, Representatives, Vehicle Verifiers, Vessel Agents and Employer Testing Program Participants contact: (916) 229-3128 OL Compliance: Manufacturers, Distributors, or questions regarding products requiring licensure should […]

Vehicle History Report

What’s a VIN?A Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is the 17-character identifier for your car, truck, or motorcycle. It looks like this: 1VXBR12EXCP901213, and encodes the vehicle’s manufacturer, features, and serial number. No two vehicles have the same VIN, so it serves as your car’s fingerprint– this allows for all reports of accidents, title problems, insurance incidents, […]

Personal Use Tax

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 […]

Toll Bridge for Retail Delivery

You Get Your Wholesale Used Car Dealer License Bond, Insurance, Resale Permit, Business License & Dealer Plates YOU CANNOT LEGALLY SELL TO THE PUBLIC Cross the Bridge with TriStar Motors Our Wholesale Dealer Toll is $ 250. +++ Service designed for wholesale dealers who want to sell a car to a retail buyer +++ Draft […]

GPS rules for California Car Dealers

2983.37 Civil Code (a) After a sale of a vehicle under this chapter, a buy-here-pay-here dealer, as defined in Section 241 of the Vehicle Code , shall not do any of the following: (1) Utilize electronic tracking technology to obtain or record the location of the vehicle, unless the buyer is expressly made aware of the existence and use […]

Out of State Delivery Guidelines for California Car Dealers

Document Vault Search the links below for documents you need.  Adverse Action Notice Advertising Laws BOE Guidelines PDF Buy Here Pay Here Summary Changes to Dealership Ownership Status Requirements Contract Cancellation Option Chart Diesel Disclosure DMV Registration Procedures Manual Employee or Subcontractor? FTC Buyer Guide Info Goodwill Repair Acknowledgement License and Registration/Transfer Fees Lot Inspection […]

@runtheVIN with #realcardealerschool vehicle history reports

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 […]

where do i find the VIN ???

What’s a VIN?A Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is the 17-character identifier for your car, truck, or motorcycle. It looks like this: 1VXBR12EXCP901213, and encodes the vehicle’s manufacturer, features, and serial number. No two vehicles have the same VIN, so it serves as your car’s fingerprint– this allows for all reports of accidents, title problems, insurance incidents, […]