NJ CAR is pleased to announce that its first annual Controller & Office Manger Workshop will be presented by Sprague Operating Resources and NJ CAR Services, Inc. Sprague and NJ CAR have teamed up to offer dealerships a successful and cost-effective energy program, and NJ CAR Services is a subsidiary of NJ CAR that offers a variety of business forms, advertising specialty items and logo wear to New Jersey dealers. The event will be held on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at the Holiday Inn, Clark, NJ (Exit 135 of the Garden State Parkway.)
AmTrust North America and Arthur J. Gallagher & Company are Sponsors of the Luncheon. Also participating at the event will be AutoTrieve.com, WASCO and WithumSmith+Brown, PC.
Controllers and Office Managers have requested additional seminars and training in areas that impact their duties and responsibilities. This full-day Workshop will not only provide attendees with important information, it will also provide them with additional resources they can use in the future. Seminar topics and presenters include:
Top “10” Sales & Use Tax Questions; How to Survive a Dealership Sales Tax AuditPresenters:Patrick Cox, Esq., Director of Legal & Regulator Affairs, NJ CARLouis Young, Director of Client Services, WithumSmith+Brown, PC
This presentation includes a review of the 10 most frequently asked Sales & Use Tax questions, and also spotlights the areas targeted by the New Jersey Division of Taxation when auditing dealerships so you are prepared for an audit.
NJ CAR’s Zero Injury Program (ZIP)/Workers’ Comp/Timely Property & Casualty Insurance TopicsPresenters:Greg Moore, CPCU, ARM, Area Senior Vice President, Arthur J. Gallagher & CompanyCharles Russo, Risk Manager & Safety Specialist, NJ CARLynn Jurena, Human Resources Director, Nielsen Automotive Group
Did you know that you really can control the cost of your dealership’s Workers’ Comp insurance premium? Hear first-hand from a dealership that has been able to reduce the number of workplace injuries to almost “0” using NJ CAR’s Zero Injury Program (ZIP). Attendees will also learn about other property and casualty topics and insurance coverages your dealership should have in place—all presented in easy to understand terms.
Hiring & Firing Bests PracticesPresenter:Dina Mastellone, Esq., Genova Burns
This presentation will discuss the “Dos and Don’ts” of hiring and firing including pre-employment testing, employment applications, social media searches, criminal background checks and the job interview process. Tips will also be provided for performance documentation, employee reprimands/termination and practical advice on how to minimize litigation risk.
Five Elements of a Compliance Management SystemPresenter:Judy Vann Karstadt, President, JV Solutions, Inc.
This presentation will address the five elements of a compliance management system including applicable federal laws, training program requirements, best practices and corrective action. There will be a discussion that addresses the policies and procedures that can be implemented in your dealership to keep you in compliance.
The Workshop costs $159 per person (NJ CAR Dealer Members). It begins at 9:30 AM. (registration and Continental breakfast at 9 AM) and concludes at 3:30 PM. The event will be held at the Holiday Inn, Clark, NJ (Exit 135 of the Garden State Parkway). Breakfast, lunch and all handout materials are included in the registration fee. Attendees can also register for drawings for valuable prizes.