ASCCA What You Need To Know August 23, 2016
ASCCA Member Shop Damaged in Fire
Jerry and Sandy Kubitsky, owners of Summit Transmissions in La Mesa, CA experienced a tragedy on Wednesday when a vehicle with an electrical short caused a fire in their shop. This caused considerable damage.
Tracy Renee has set up a  Recovery Fund through YouCaring Compassionate Crowdfunding for anyone who would like to make a financial contribution to their rebuilding.
Wage Order 9: Tool Acknowledgement
ASCCA has reported previously on the laws pertaining to an employer supplying uniform and tools/equipment necessary to perform the job. We would like to remind you of a report issued by ASCCA on how Wage Order #9 impacts your business, as well as a sample form you can use to acknowledge the understanding with your employee(s).
New Phishing Scheme Targets Tax Professionals
The Internal Revenue Service is alerting tax professionals to a new phishing scheme where scammers pose as tax software companies.
Several tax professionals received emails asking the recipient to download and install an "important software update" via a link included in the e-mail.
Once recipients click on the embedded link, they are directed to a website to download a file appearing to be an update of their software package. The file has a naming convention that uses the actual name of their software followed by an ".exe extension."
ASCCA Member of the Month for August -  Stuart Terry
The ASCCA Membership Committee is proud to announce that it has selected Stuart Terry of Stuart Terry Auto Repair as the ASCCA Member of the Month for August 2016. Each month, an ASCCA member is recognized for going above and beyond to support ASCCA's Core Purpose:To elevate and unite automotive professionals and give them voice.
Countertop Display Contest Update - SoCal Maintains a Lead
SoCal continued their lead over NorCal this week.  As of August 22nd, the score is 88 from SoCal vs 81 from NorCal.
There are still bonus point opportunities for i ncluding last year's display and  featuring the ASCCA Code of Ethics in the photo.
Send more entries today to Ryan at
To the left we have an entry from Eye Street Automotive in Bakerfield.
ASCCA recently announced its newest corporate sponsorship with Shop-Ware Inc., an innovative company that delivers cutting-edge shop management software. The shop management software promotes business wellness and maximizes productivity by casting traditional best practices in paperless, cloud-based applications. Founder Carolyn Coquillette, an ASCCA member and owner of Luscious Garage in San Francisco, is assisted by Chip Keen, former owner of Hansville Repair and founder/developer of Garage Operator.
Check out their shop management software that meets cutting-edge web technology by visiting As a member benefit, all ASCCA members would receive their PRO plan at the SMS price for the first 6 months, saving you $900! Don't let this special offer pass you by.
New ASCCA Member Benefit - HotelStorm
ASCCA is excited to announce a new partnership with  HotelStorm to bring exclusive hotel discounts to all members. When you use  HotelStorm, you'll find savings of 10-55% over other online travel agencies.  HotelStorm offers thousands of hotels worldwide, 24/7 concierge, and the best hotel prices. This is the perfect opportunity to save money on your end-of summer vacations, Labor Day travels, and upcoming conferences or events.
Don't let this new member benefit go to waste, visit  and use password Auto1234 to get your discount!
New ASCCA Member Benefit - HR 360
HR 360 is free to any member who wishes to use it.  The program is offered via CoreMark, our ASCCA endorsed health benefits provider. 
In order to access this free benefit, ASCCA members need to contact Mat Nabity directly:
Mat Nabity
Click here to view the flyer with more information.
Each One Reach One: ASCCA 2016 Membership Drive with Contest and Raffle!
As a member of ASCCA, you understand the importance of strength in numbers. It's what helps ASCCA achieve its core purpose of elevating and uniting automotive professionals, and giving them voice .
Each year, thousands of new bills are introduced in Sacramento, many of which will impact small business owners. Thanks in large part to members like you, we've helped forge important relationships with state policymakers, regulators, and other industry professionals. Leveraging these relationships, ASCCA has been able to weigh in on important legislative discussions in Sacramento that would directly affect your business and your bottom line. But we still need your help!
Click here to read the complete Each One Reach One flyer.
Visit the ASCCA Member Resources page for more information including talking points on recent ASCCA achievements  which can be used as a leave-behind for new member recruitment.
Office Depot Deals Available Exclusively to ASCCA Members
ASCCA has worked with Office Depot to secure pricing so good that it rivals Fortune 500 pricing on each and every item that you purchase. If you haven't already, contact  Bill Lewis , the ASCCA's Business Account Manager:
855.337.6811 x 16116
Upcoming ASCCA Chapter Events
August 23: Chapter 23 Meeting
August 25: Chapter 26 Meeting
August 31: Chapter 21 and 99 Meetings
Member Discount Alert! ASCCA Partners with Educational Seminars Institute (ESi) Again in 2016 for Discounted Courses

Seminar courses are normally $149.95. ASCCA members pay only $95 per attendee -- a savings of almost $55 per class! Service writer courses are normally $1,500. ASCCA members pay only $950 per attendee!


Click here to take advantage of this offer


iATN Discounts Available to ASCCA Members

The International Automotive Technicians Network (iATN) is the world's first and largest online network of automotive service industry professionals. Since 1995, iATN has been providing outstanding service industry resources to members worldwide. ASCCA members can enjoy a $9-per-month discount off of the regular price of iATN Business+ premium membership, at $45-per-month.  This membership provides your shop with up to 5 premium access accounts.

Link to iATN's website


ASCCA Member Resources
Are you taking full advantage of your membership in the ASCCA? Check out our Member Resources page to see the many benefits of being a member.
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In This Issue
Jerry and Sandy Kubitsky
Wage Order 9
New Phishing Scheme
ASCCA Member of the Month
ASCCA Countertop Display
HR 360
Each One Reach One
Office Depot Discount


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