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May 2019 Archives

Is a business merger always a good idea?

Many Florida business owners look for opportunities to grow their entities and make them more competitive in their respective industries. While hard work and capital investment can make a business extend its reach into the market, there are other ways of making businesses bigger players. One way that a business can grow is through merging with another company.

Fraud in the franchisee-franchisor relationship

Opening an automobile franchise is a major financial investment. It can tax the resources of the franchisee and may push them to their limits in order to achieve their goals of having their own automobile dealership. In Florida, individuals work hard to meet the stringent requirements of opening dealerships and abiding by the terms of their franchise agreements. Past posts on this blog have detailed these and other requirements that dealerships must meet in order to operate in the state.

Auto dealership licensing basics in Florida

When doing business in Florida, there are all kinds of opportunities but also requirements that businesses should ensure they are meeting and following. One of these requirements includes licensing requirements to do business in the state. Knowing what those are, and ensuring the business is in compliance, is important for all businesses, including car dealerships in the sunshine state.

Representation for businesses facing litigation & other issues

A lawsuit can be a crippling event for a Florida business to overcome. When wrongdoing is alleged, a business may suffer financial and reputational losses that can threaten its continued success. Since litigation against businesses can come be complex and stem from many different areas of the law, it can be hard for business owners to manage litigation on their own.

Transferring titles and satisfying liens on time is important

Running a car dealership is difficult work that comes tremendous responsibility and liability to customers and employees. You also do your best to run an ethical business to grow and retain your customer base. Improperly filing title transfers and satisfying liens on time is a great way to upset both your customers and the government.

Opportunity Zones program may finally be taking off in Florida

Part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, the Opportunity Zones program offers tax incentives meant to encourage investors to contribute to the development of low-income areas across the country. Florida’s Opportunity Zones provide an opportunity for developers to buy and invest in properties in up and coming areas.

Requirements for getting a dealership license in Florida

Not long ago this Florida automobile dealership and business law blog discussed who may need to secure a dealership license in order to sell motor vehicles in the state. When a private party wishes to sell a single car to another private party, they do not need to be cleared as a vehicle dealer. However, when an individual plans to make a business out of selling multiple vehicles within a statutorily set amount of time, then they must have dealership credentials in order to run their enterprise.

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18851 NE 29th Avenue
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Aventura, FL 33180

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