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Have You Renewed Your License? Continuing Education for Independent Dealers Available Online - Less Than One Month Left To Get Trained and Renew!

AICE Continuing Education for Independent Dealers has rolled out its 2014 online training program. The program continues to be user-friendly, convenient, inexpensive and full of hot topics that are important to Florida's independent dealers. 

The new training not only includes topics that are "hot" among federal and state regulators, but also includes a brand new topic virtually unknown to independent dealers. That topic has to do with accepting trade-ins that are titled or registered in foreign countries. If independent dealers don't know about this law, they are subject to fines and seizure of their trades!

Sign up now and get your continuing education course taken care of. Remember, you only have until April 1st to submit your dealer license renewal to ensure your license remains active on May 1st. To sign up for this course, click here and pick the first course on the list. You will be happy you did!

Title Manual Updated: Learn How to Process Motor Vehicle Titles and Registrations

After touring the state and presenting eight title seminars, it is apparent that even the most experienced title clerks do not know everything they need to know to process motor vehicle titles and registrations. Based on discussions and feedback, the AICE title manual has been updated again to provide the most efficient and easy-to-follow instructions on how to process title work for auto dealers, financial institutions and auctions.

The electronic manual that has hot links to forms, procedures, state statutes and web resources is a valuable tool for anyone who completes and assembles paperwork for processing by tag offices. The April 2014 edition is now available for download for only $21.95. Click here and purchase this manual through our document store. You will be happy you did!

The Next On-Site Pre-Licensing Dealer Classes Will Be Held In: 

Clearwater on May 5-6, 2014

Clearwater on June 2-3, 2014

You may register online by clicking here or by calling our registration line at 1-866-930-4577. We look forward to seeing you!

Realtors: Want to Sell Mobile Homes in Florida?

As realtors are aware, if a mobile home is being sold on a rented or leased lot, realtors are not licensed to sell that mobile home. Instead, one must be licensed as a mobile home dealer or mobile home broker. If, however, the mobile home is being sold with the land - making it a real property sale - then realtors are licensed to sell that mobile home.

Because of this distinction in the law, realtors are missing many opportunities to sell mobile homes. Become a Florida mobile home dealer or broker. These licenses allow you to buy and sell new and used mobile homes as a mobile home dealer, or used mobile homes as a mobile home broker. Take our online class and find out what you need to do to become a mobile home dealer or broker. Click here to register now for the online Mobile Home Dealer & Broker Pre-Licensing One-Day Course (Course Number AICE: 003 PL1) for only $68.95. Included in this price is 30 days of technical support.  We will answer all of your questions for up to 30 days after completing this course to help you get started and on the right track! All courses are approved and authorized by the licensing authority -- the Florida Division of Motorist Services.

AICE On-Line Pre-licensing Training Is 24/7

AICE is approved and licensed by the Division of Motorist Services to offer motor vehicle dealer pre-licensing education for all categories of dealers (franchise, independent, RV, auction, salvage, wholesale, mobile home, mobile home broker). AICE is authorized to provide this education either in-person or online.  In addition, AICE is authorized to provide continuing education to independent dealers. Besides pre-licensing and continuing education courses, AICE offers several online courses on various topics. Please click here to find a course that meets your needs and to sign up for Continuing Education!  

You Get More When You Train With AICE. You Get Help!

AICE values you as a customer, and we want to be able to continue providing you with training and consulting services for a long time. When you train with AICE, you not only get excellent training at a reasonable price...you get more. When you take a motor vehicle dealer pre-licensing course with AICE (either in-person or online), you automatically receive a 30-day support package.  For up to 30 days after completing your course, AICE will assist you by answering questions about getting licensed and will provide you with information concerning other regulatory matters.  And if you need to know where you can obtain insurance, dealer management software and other goods and services that you will need to get you started as a motor vehicle dealer, we will point you in the right direction.  Where else can you go to get all this informatioin for free?  This service is at no additional cost to you.  It is our way of saying "Thank You" for using AICE.  After completing your training, give us a call Monday through Friday, from 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. and we will answer your questions.  We look forward to hearing from you! 

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Become an AICE Subscriber and Receive Many Benefits!

                                          SAVE 10% ON YOUR SURETY BOND PREMIUM!

When you sign up for a yearly AICE subscription, you will receive a 10% discount on your bond premium from Dealers Insurance Services, LLC. Why would that be offered to you? It’s very simple – by subscribing to a service that provides information about compliance in the automotive industry, by receiving regular updates on changes regarding laws, rules and procedures, and by being given the opportunity to ask questions of various professionals in the industry, you become less of a risk! It is believed that by being exposed to this type of information, you will make better decisions and lower your chance of having a claim filed against your bond.

Here are all the benefits:

• A regular monthly AICE subscription (at $9.95/mo) costs $119.40 per year. By signing up for a yearly subscription at $100.00 you save $19.40 per year.
• Any bond quote that you receive over $1,000 will provide you with a yearly AICE subscription plus you will save money on the bond premium.
• You have access to a panel of advisors. Ask questions about legal matters, taxes, insurance, internet sales and other topics. Just ask your questions and get answers from very knowledgeable people in the industry.
• Receive an E-newsletter informing you about the latest changes in the industry (new laws, enforcement programs by regulatory agencies, and many other hot topics).
• Receive E-mail reminders about when state sales tax and other state taxes are due, when licenses need to be renewed; and other reminders.
• Explore “Things to Know and Forms to Use” where you can access forms, laws, and procedures, find out “how to” do certain things such as how to apply for various licenses, how to deliver a vehicle out-of-state without collecting sales tax, and more.
• Get answers to Frequently Asked Questions by dealers.
• Find reputable businesses that provide valuable products and services to the industry such as insurance, computer software, and more in our Dealer Resource Center.

You will receive all of these benefits for only $100 per year! You may choose to not renew this subscription service prior to your yearly renewal date. However, if you don’t renew, you will not receive the discount on the bond premium.

AICE Conducts Title Seminars with Qualified Instructor

Do you work for an auto/RV/MH dealership, auto auction or lender and need to learn how to process motor vehicle or mobile home titles and registrations? Not only is this seminar filled with a great deal of information to assist dealers in processing and preparing deals for the tag office, but it's taught from the dealer's perspective and covers related topics such as sales tax and other compliance issues. The instructor, AICE Managing Member S. Allen Monello, D.P.A., brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the classroom. As a former Assistant Director of Florida's DMV, a chief compliance officer for an automotive group, and a current co-owner of a private tag agency for dealers (Tag Agency of Pinellas, Inc.), he will ensure each participant leaves the session with a much higher level of knowledge and skill for processing tag and title work. 

The seminar includes hands-on practice sessions for completing title reassignments and title and registration application forms. A manual is provided and each participant will receive an attractive Certificate of Attendance. This day-long seminar has been approved by the Division of Motorist Services and can be used to fulfill the requirements of continuing education for independent dealers.

Contact AICE to inquire about the next Title Seminar.

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