Class Topics

How to Become a Licensed Motor Vehicle Dealer
Requirements Necessary to Maintain a Dealer License
Completing the Application for Dealer License
Filing Notice of Sale and Monthly Sales Reports
Reasons for Suspension and Revocation of a Dealers License
Records Inspections by the Department of Revenue
Federal Trade Commission Buyers Guide Laws
Off Site Shows and Off Site Sales
Advertising Regulations
Federal Financing Disclosure Requirements
Department of Revenue Notice of Lien and Record Look Up System
Repossessed Title Applications
Missouri Application for Title and License
Proper Assignment of Title
Transfer of Motor Vehicles Between Dealers
Reassignment of Ownership by Registered Dealers
Secure Power of Attorney and Regular Power of Attorney
Trade In Credits and Other Credits
Odometer Disclosure Requirements
Branded Missouri Titles
Out of State Titles
Driver Privacy Protection Act
USA Patriot Act
Safety and Emissions Inspections
Insurance Requirements
Temporary Permits
Use of Dealer License Plates
United States Treasury Cash Reporting Requirements
Dealer Ethics and Integrity
Illegal Titles
Internet Sales
Plus much, much, more!

How to Become a Licensed Motor Vehicle Dealer

Your Missouri Dealer Seminar instructor will take you through the entire licensing process, step by step.

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Requirements Necessary to Maintain a Dealer License

You will find out the exact requirements that are necessary before you can submit you dealer application to the Missouri Department of Revenue.

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Completing the Application for Dealer License

Your instructor will show you how to fill out your Application for a Dealer License correctly. (Applications filled out incorrectly will be rejected by the Department of Revenue.)

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Filing Notice of Sale and Monthly Sales Reports

Your Missouri Dealer Seminar instructor will show you how to fill out and file your mandatory sales reports correctly. You will learn how to file Notice of Sale Form 5049 and Monthly Sales Report From 385. Sales reports that are filled out incorrectly will be rejected by the Department of Revenue. (Failure to report every sale correctly can result in possible fines.)

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Reasons for Suspension and Revocation of a Dealers License

We will discuss the many reasons that could result in the revocation of your dealer's license and how to avoid them.

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Records Inspections by the Department of Revenue

The Department of Revenue requires you to keep copies of all records related to the day to day operation of your dealership. These records must be kept from 3 to 5 years and you must be able to provide these records at any time without notice. Your instructor will show you how to correctly maintain your records.

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Federal Trade Commission Buyers Guide Laws

Federal laws require all dealers disclose warranty information before the sale. A Federal Trade Commission Buyers Guide must be prominently displayed on all motor vehicles held for resale to fully comply by this law. Penalties for failure to disclose warranty information before the sale range up to $10,000 per violation. Learn how to comply by this very important law at your dealer seminar.

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Off Site Shows and Off Site Sales

The Department of Revenue allows Missouri Dealers to participate in Off Site Shows and Off Site Sales while requiring dealers to follow strict guidelines before moving any vehicle inventories to another location. During your Missouri Dealer Seminar you will learn how you can legally participate in these very profitable off site shows and sales.

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Advertising Regulations

The department of revenue has strict advertising regulations all dealers must adhere to. We will show you how to advertise your business legally.

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Federal Financing Disclosure Requirements

When you help your customers obtain financing for the vehicles they purchase from you, you must abide by strict Federal credit disclosure laws. Learn about financing disclosure requirements at your dealer seminar.

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Department of Revenue Notice of Lien and Record Look Up System

Find out what a lien is and how it will affect your day to day business. You will also find out how to look up title information on the Department of Revenue website.

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Repossessed Title Applications

Your Missouri Dealer Seminar instructor will show you how to comply with State laws when repossessing a vehicles.

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Missouri Application for Title and License

We will complete the application for title in class. This is a great service for your customers that can help you obtain future business.

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Proper Assignment of Title

Learn how to fill out a title correctly without making common mistakes that can void the title.

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Transfer of Motor Vehicles Between Dealers

Find out how to clear out your overstocked inventory by reassigning ownership of your vehicles to other dealers for a profit.

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Reassignment of Ownership by Registered Dealers

Your Missouri Dealer Seminar instructor will guide you through the process of buying and selling a vehicle from an individual, an auction, or from another registered dealer.

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Secure Power of Attorney and Regular Power of Attorney

Your Missouri Dealer Seminar instructor will show you how a dealer can use these great forms to buy cars with lost titles.

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Trade-in Credits and Other Credits

As a licensed motor vehicle dealer, you will be allowed to take all types of valuable personal property as a trade in for your vehicles. Find out more in your Missouri Dealer Seminar.

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Odometer Disclosure Requirements

You will learn what vehicles require odometer disclosure and which vehicles are exempt.

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Branded Missouri and Out of State Titles

You will learn how to identify a vehicle that has prior salvage or rebuild history.

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Out of State Titles

As a Missouri Dealer, you will work with titles from all over the country. Learn how to fill out an out of state title.

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Driver Privacy Protection Act

You must know about this very important law that protects the privacy of your buyers.

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United States Patriot Act

Find out how dealers must cooperate with the United States Government to prevent future terrorist attacks.

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Safety and Emission Inspection Requirements

You will learn what vehicles require these inspections and which vehicles are exempt.

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Insurance Requirements


As a licensed dealer you will be required to carry insurance on every vehicle in your possession. Find out what type of insurance is required by law. You can obtain a Free Dealer Garage Insurance Quote by clicking here.

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Temporary Permit Issuance

Your customers can legally drive off your lot with temporary permits. This is a great selling tool that you will learn about in your Missouri Dealer Seminar.

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Use of Dealer License Plates

You must abide by strict rules when using your dealer plates. Find out more at your Missouri Dealer Seminar.

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United States Treasury Department Cash Reporting Requirements

Certain cash transactions must be reported to the IRS within 15 days to avoid large Federal fines. Find out more in your Missouri Dealer Seminar.

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Additional Topics:

Ethics and Integrity

You will learn how avoid having your license revoked by operating your dealership with complete honesty and integrity at all times.

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Illegal Titles

Learn how to identify an illegal title and how to stay away from them.

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Internet Sales

Your instructor will be able to provide an overview of how you sell your vehicles on eBay, the world's largest vehicle marketing place.

Plus much, much more.

You can sign up at any time by going to our sign up page. If you have any more questions, please use our convenient contact form or you may call us at any time at 816-390-2267 or toll free at 1-800-369-2467

Classes begin at 8:30AM or 10:00AM. Find a class near you by clicking on your Class Schedule.

Obtain your Missouri Dealer License by taking your Missouri Dealer Pre-License Training at MissouriDealer.com