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Accurate bill of sale

How does having an accurate and compliant bill of sale help your automotive business succeed? Not only is it required by law, but it increases transparency and build trust with consumers. It also acts as a written record to help resolve any kind of dispute. By capturing all the information, you can ensure your business

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All-in pricing: negotiating extras

| Consumer bulletins

You found a car you want to buy, you have a copy of the advertisement, but now you want to add some extras. How does that work? Automotive businesses must advertise the all-in price of a vehicle. The only mandatory fees that can be added to the advertised price of a vehicle are the GST

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Are you checking if your ads are compliant?

| Industry bulletins

As an automotive business in Alberta, you are responsible for your advertisements. Using a “catch-all” style disclaimer on a website or advertisement does not clear an automotive business of the responsibility for compliant advertisements. AMVIC has created an advertising toolkit on amvic.org to assist you in creating compliant advertisements, which includes: The advertising modules from

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New to buying used?

| Consumer bulletins

Thinking about getting a vehicle to get you around instead of taking public transportation or taxis? Maybe you prefer to buy used instead of new because of budget considerations. Here are some steps to follow when buying used. Before you do anything, check out amvic.org AMVIC is Alberta’s automotive regulator! Turn to amvic.org for valuable

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Industry standards inspections: additional COVID-19 safety precautions

| Industry bulletins

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how many businesses operate and AMVIC was no exception. AMVIC continued inspecting businesses during the early days of the pandemic, however the inspections were conducted from a distance. Now that businesses are once again operating closer to a pre-pandemic manner, AMVIC has a plan in place to complete inspections with

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