Taxes

Category: Taxes

April 27, 2016

STATES MOVING TO GPS-BASED WEIGHT AND MILE TAX

Vehicles are becoming more and more fuel efficient, meaning state and federal governments are beginning to look at alternative funding mechanisms to shore up their fuel tax revenues. For instance, the Congressional Budget Office recently proposed that Congress pass legislation that would charge drivers a tax for every mile they drive. Some states are not…

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April 26, 2016

IFTA STATE TO STATE TAXES

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June 8, 2015

2290 HEAVY VEHICLE USE TAX RETURN

It’s that time of year when you need to start thinking about filing your Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT) form.  The 2290 form is for anyone who owns and operates a heavy motor vehicle and drives on public roads. You pay it, but do you know what the HVUT is actually for or what the…

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November 24, 2014

IFTA STATE TO STATE TAXES

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October 28, 2013

DECEPTIVE BUSINESS PRACTICES AND UCR

Few things disgust me or get my blood boiling more than seeing other companies using deceptive business practices to prey on the unsuspecting.  And it is so common in the Transportation Industry to see businesses take advantage of people by playing on their fears; using scare tactics and making themselves appear to be the US…

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September 13, 2013

HEAVY VEHICLE USE TAX

It’s the time of year when trucking companies are filling out Form 2290 and writing out big checks to pay the HVUT (Heavy Vehicle Use Tax) for all their trucks registered at 55,000 lbs. and over.  For most companies, that is an additional tax of $550.00 per truck, on top of all the other taxes…

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