ASCCA What You Need To Know March 27, 2017
Lead-Acid Battery Fees Effective April 1, 2017
ASCCA has previously reported on the new lead-acid battery fee collection requirement effective April 1, 2017.  You can read the full notice of the fee requirement at
The Board of Equalization has recently made available the lead-acid battery fees registration and a Tax and Fee Guide on its website at .
Update on Trailer Bill to Revoke BAR License
On Tuesday, March 21, ASCCA's Lobbyist Jack Moldanof attended an Assembly Budget Subcommittee to address ASCCA's concerns about the proposed addition of Labor Code Section 238.6. Below is his summary of the committee hearing. 
The harmful proposal would allow the Labor Commissioner, through the Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR), to revoke or suspend an automotive repair dealer's license for failure to pay a wage order judgment due to an employee. 
Automotive Aftermarket Industry 2017 Legislative Fly-In
On April 25, 2017, join the Automotive Aftermarket Industry For A Day at the Capitol!
The Automotive Aftermarket Industry is joining together for a Legislative Fly-In! Don't miss out on this opportunity to connect with othersin the industry.  Please don't delay, space is limited! Reservations will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Past speakers have included: Chief, Bureau of Automotive Repair; Governor's Small BusinessAdvocate; Governor's Economic Adviser; Chair, Select Committee on Career Technical Education & Workforce Development; Author AB2289 (Smog Check); Chair, Senate Transportation & Housing Committee.

Click here to read more and register
ASCCA's March Member of the Month - Rocky Khamenian 
The ASCCA Membership Committee is proud to announce that it has selected Rocky Khamenian of Bimmer & Benz Specialists as the ASCCA Member of the Month for March 2017. 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.

Featured Remarkable Results Radio Podcast - 200th Episode Retrospective
The 200th  episode is a milestone. I had envisioned, it but it was so sweet when it got here. I'm humbled for the mounting support for the podcast and frankly could not have provided the aftermarket this huge resource without the guests that have come on the show and shared their story and their passion; from service professionals to industry leaders, trainers, coaches, industry execs, et al.

ASCCA Special Offer: Get Upwards of 700% ROI with Mudlick Mail
Take advantage of huge discounts, exclusive to automotive service members of ASCCA. Mudlick Mail is helping automotive shop owners get upwards of 700% or greater Return on Investment (ROI). See actual case studies and ROI analysis.
AESWave Special Promotional Offer - Extended to 5/1/17
Due to popular demand the Pico NVH kits are on backorder.
AESWave hopes to resume shipments on May 1st.
Therefore, AESwave would like to extend the deadline for the special discount until May 1st.
AESWave is offering a special discount to ASCCA Members on their diagnostic tools that includes:
4-channel PicoScope Starter Diagnostic Kit (Foam)  (retail price $1,705.00) &
Pico 3 axis NVH Accelerometer Kit with Microphone in Foam 
(retail price $819.00)
Promotional price $1,800
You save - $724!
* This is a pre-order and the sale price is contingent on a minimum of six members participating in the promotional offer before 5/1/17
(Your payment will not be processed until six members have participated.)

 Click here for more information and to place your pre-order!
Upcoming ASCCA Chapter Events
March 29: Chapters 21, 99 and 1940 Meetings
March 30: Chapter 20 Meeting
Member Discount Alert! ASCCA Partners with Educational Seminars Institute (ESi) in 2017 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


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In This Issue
Lead-Acid Battery Fees
Update on Trailer Bill
ASCCA's Legislative Fly-In
Member of the Month
Remarkable Results Radio Podcast
Mudlick Mail Offer


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