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Check your ads with the advertising toolkit

| Industry bulletins

As an automotive business in Alberta, you are responsible for your advertisements. Advertising non-compliance continues to be an issue found during inspections. The most common advertising concern was non-compliance with all-in pricing. Remember that as per Section 11(2)(l) of the Automotive Business Regulation (ABR), an advertised vehicle price includes the total cost of the vehicle,

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All about all-in pricing

| Consumer bulletins

All-in pricing is the law in Alberta. This means the vehicle price you see advertised is the price you should be paying, plus GST and financing costs (if financing costs are applicable). So how do you, as a consumer, navigate all-in pricing when purchasing a vehicle? Print, screen capture or take a photo of the

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Budgeting for a vehicle

| Consumer bulletins

No matter what your price range is, it’s essential to set a solid budget before you start shopping for your next vehicle. A budget will help ensure you don’t spend money on extras you don’t need or never considered to begin with. It will also ensure you don’t get into financial trouble or be swayed

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Are you following all-in pricing?

| Industry bulletins

All-in pricing is the law in Alberta. This means when an AMVIC-licensed seller advertises the price of a vehicle it must include ALL fees and charges the seller intends to charge. The only fee that can be added to the advertised price is GST and any costs associated with financing (if applicable). AMVIC recommends to

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Impact Vol. 2, 2022

| Impact newsletter

In this issue: AMVIC in-person inspections have resumed Profile updates on AMVIC Online Message from the Alberta Insurance Council  Read Impact Vol. 2, 2022

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