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Tax Tips for Truckers




Tax Tips for Truckers

Common Tax Deductions for Truck Drivers [one_half]Telephone or Internet Access Fees: The IRS recognizes that mobile phones and wireless internet laptops are necessary for most truck drivers. However, it also believes that these tools will also be used for personal purposes while drivers are on the road. Therefore, it only ... Read More
December 6, 2014admin


September 14-20 has been designated as 2014’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, to salute the more than three million professional truck drivers delivering America's freight safely and securely, every day. As a means of showing their support for America's truck drivers and their families, ... Read More
September 15, 2014admin


The IAA Commercial Vehicles Exhibition in Hannover, Germany served as a stage for trucking news, with innovative ideas to help generate career interest and provide the next generation of truckers with the tools they need to keep up with the demands of their work. These innovations are the future ... Read More
August 13, 2014admin


Peterbilt owners and fans, as well as past and present employees are expected to gather by the thousands Oct. 25, in Stockton, CA, for a special event celebrating the company’s 75th anniversary. The event will be held at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds. You can read ... Read More
July 25, 2014admin


Port truckers in Los Angeles and Long Beach voted unanimously to agree to a “cooling off” period July 12, and will begin working regular shifts. This is according to an announcement by the union representing the drivers, Justice for Port Truck Drivers (JPTD), a Teamsters-backed union. Eric ... Read More
July 15, 2014admin


There was a time when diesel fuel was cheaper than gasoline, but that has all changed, and it’s about to change once again. Diesel has become more expensive than gas, and that all but eliminates the savings from diesel's generally higher efficiency over gasoline. Diesel fuel was once a less-expensive alternative to ... Read More
June 25, 2014admin


If you are a trucker, your per diem (for each day) method can save taxes. The per diem is the amount you can claim for meal deductions while you are away from home for the night. The per diem is only applicable for overnight trips. You can’t leave ... Read More
May 20, 2014admin


The Internal Revenue Service today reminded truckers and other owners of heavy highway vehicles that in most cases, their next federal highway use tax return is due on Aug. 31, 2012. The deadline generally applies to Form 2290 and the accompanying tax payment for the tax year ... Read More
May 19, 2014admin