President Trump and the Outlook for the Auto Industry
MBAF Principal, Ira Silver shares his expertise and insight on what he thinks the Trump Presidency will really mean to the auto industry. From President Trump’s opinion on trade, to environmental regulation, to tax reform, Ira’s evaluation may surprise you!
Dealerships in Depth – With Roger Tovar
In this issue, Dealerships in Depth takes a look at the career of Roger Tovar of Palmetto57. In our interview with Roger, he discusses what it was like to come to the industry from a different perspective, and how that has helped him to stay successful in these often challenging times for auto dealers.
Your Auto Dealership and Cybersecurity Concerns
The recent election cycle has once again pointed the spotlight on hacking and the threat of cybersecurity vulnerabilities. Auto dealerships, because of the financial data they hold on behalf of clients and lenders, are particularly high-profile targets. In this article our cybersecurity experts discuss what you need to do to protect yourself against a cyber attack!
Reduced Standard Mileage Rates and Changes in Maximum Values for 2017
New standard rates have been issued for the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical, or moving purposes. Read this article carefully, and be sure you are aware of the changes and are calculating properly for the appropriate tax years.