Texas' only Powersport Dealers Association!

The Texas Motorcycle Dealers Association (TMDA) is the statewide trade association representing powersport dealerships in nearly every community throughout the state of Texas.

Industry Updates

It’s Time To Sunset Surcharges.

NPDA Position Statement, featuring Lead Author & Board Member Mark J. Sheffield It’s time to sunset surcharges. During COVID, freight surcharges in the Powersports industry moved forward with lightning speed. First it was on vehicles, then parts, and then on everything. While these costs may have had some legitimacy during the height of the pandemic,…
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How To Attract High-Quality Employees During The ‘Great Resignation’

Associate Member Contribution from Tim Parsons of HBK CPAs & Consultants Earlier we discussed how to make your dealership stand out. Now that you stand out, how do you attract quality people that want to work with you? Let’s face it, the great resignation is here. Workers are beginning to voice their displeasure with the call…
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TxDMV Announces Redesign of Temporary Tags to Prevent Fraud

Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) Texas Temporary Tag Administration: Since the end of the 87th Legislative Session, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has taken action to curtail and prevent the fraudulent production of, access to, and use of temporary tags and timed permits. Implementation of House Bill 3927 allowed the department to…
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How To Make Your Dealership Stand Out: Part 2

Associate Member Contribution from Tim Parsons of HBK CPAs & Consultants What differentiates your dealership from the dealership down the street? Do you know? Maybe you do, and then again, maybe you don’t care. If you don’t care, STOP reading and go about the rest of your day. But if you do care, PLEASE continue…
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How To Make Your Dealership Stand Out: Part 1

Associate Member Contribution from Tim Parsons of HBK CPAs & Consultants What differentiates your dealership from the store down the street? Do you know? Would you like to find out? Maybe you would and then again, maybe you wouldn’t. Based on numerous surveys done during the pandemic, when everyone was trying to figure out their…
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FTC Extends Deadline by Six Months for Compliance with Some Changes to Financial Data Security Rule

Financial institutions covered by the Safeguards Rule must comply with certain provisions by June 9, 2023 The Federal Trade Commission announced on November 15, 2022 that it is extending by six months the deadline for companies to comply with some of the changes the agency implemented to strengthen the data security safeguards financial institutions must…
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