Fancy Fees: Federal luxury tax on $100,000+ cars, coming this fall

Ottawa, Ontario – Details on an incoming luxury tax by the Government of Canada were released July 15. The new rules will affect manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers and importers. As of Sept. 1, the Select Luxury Items Tax Act proposed in Budget 2021 will come into effect, targeting certain vehicles and aircraft above $100,000 and some […]

Mitchell Trends: Parts prices driving increase in repair costs

The latest Mitchell Trends Report takes a look at the rising costs of repairs, breaking it down by parts, labour and paint.

By Mike Davey San Diego, California — February 9, 2016 — Repairs cost more than they used to, but the reason why might surprise you. According to Greg Horn, Vice President of Industry Relations for Mitchell, the rising cost of parts has had the biggest overall impact on collision repair costs. Horn digs into this […]