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RV Learning Center Town Hall today
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The RV Learning Center's first Town Hall conference call for 2011 is today at 2 p.m. EST and will focus on the online RV Technician Certification Preparation Course. Dealers, service managers and technicians can learn more about the course and ask questions. A recent study showed that 79 percent of those who completed the online prep course passed the certification test, compared to 61 percent of those who didn't use the course to prepare. More

Reader's Digest to host 'Best of America' RV tour
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Reader's Digest is kicking off a 100-city RV tour designed to showcase the "best in America" and help communities across the U.S. The tour supports projects selected by the towns themselves, including parks and recreation, tourism, civic works and economic development. More

Industrial heartland showing signs of life    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The economy in the nation's industrial heartland — as embodied by this manufacturing-reliant "RV capital of the world" — is growing again, with factories calling back some workers who lost their jobs in droves at the height of the recession. More

Comfy abodes for the road
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The place screamed opulence with its four flat-screen televisions, surround sound, tiled floors, supple white leather couches, air conditioning, king-size bed, two bathrooms, hand-crafted cabinets and large, stainless steel refrigerator. It was fit for a king. More

House Oversight Committee chairman reaches out to private sector with new website
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Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., has said he wants to hear from American business owners about burdensome regulators, and now he is streamlining the process for doing so. On the heels of a letter asking for private sector input on which regulations were impeding job growth, the chairman of the House Oversight Committee is doubling down on his outreach with a new website, There, business owners can fill out a form, detailing their business, contact information and their particular gripes or praise of governmental influence on their work. More

The $25 Million Customer

One customer has done more for our industry over the past three years than any other single person. According to a study of customer purchases at the Parts counter since 2007 this single customer was responsible for $25 million in purchases. The chances are he's in your store too...

Free registration available for RVDA Virtual Expo
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Form profitable partnerships with some of the leading companies in the RV industry — without the expense and inconvenience of travel and time away from the dealership. RVDA is now registering dealers and their employees for the association's first Virtual Expo, scheduled for March 15-17 and on demand through April 15. More

10 ways to avoid a tax audit
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Worried about extra scrutiny from the Internal Revenue Service? While you can never completely "audit-proof" your business' income tax return, you can take actions that will greatly reduce your chances of being flagged. First, choose your tax return preparer with care. According to the recent National Taxpayer Advocate report, 60 percent of individuals and an even greater percentage of businesses use paid preparers to do their returns, and preparers now face more intense IRS review. More
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