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IFTA Law Enforcement & IRP Meeting (2015)

October 20, 2015

Written by Casey Bullard After the basic housekeeping, introductions and Sandy Johnsons beautiful renditions of both the US and Canadian anthems we got right down to business. State Peer Review Peer Reviews of IFTA and IRP Plans were discussed at the meeting. The peer review auditors are looking to ensure that the states processes and procedures are in line with the IFTA and IRP Plans, … Read More »

State of Emergency for South Carolina: Hurricane Joaquin

October 14, 2015

Written By Yesenia Carrillo Hurricane Joaquin’s aftermath has caused South Carolina to issue state of emergency and state of disaster. In an effort to alleviate the state, the Department of Motor Vehicles for the state of South Carolina has temporarily suspended IRP, IFTA, and UCR requirements for out of state vehicles transporting relief and humanitarian supplies. The suspension is in effect until November 30, 2015. … Read More »

What Steps Do I Need To Take After I Sell, Trade, or Destroy My Vehicle?

October 13, 2015

Written by Yesenia Carrillo It is a common misconception that vehicles that are no longer owned by the taxpayer, need to file a 2290. It is thought as sort of a way to let the IRS know that they have parted ways with the vehicle. However, since 2290 tax is the heavy vehicle use tax, if you are not using the vehicle, especially because you … Read More »

Trucker Stigma: A Low Status Occupation?

October 8, 2015

The general public has a negative view of trucking as a low status career. People rank truck driver alongside “undesirable” jobs such as filling station attendants, janitors, longshoremen, and bus drivers. It’s interesting to note how many jobs considered to be low status are directly involved in moving people and produce across the country, but that’s neither here nor there. Tell a stranger you’re a … Read More »

HVUT Penalty Notice

October 5, 2015

Written by Yesenia Carrillo  Every year 2290 taxpayers receive a penalty notice soon after they file. More so, they are confused because they filed between July 1st and August 31st, signifying on time filing, which shouldn’t have prompted the IRS to send out any kind of late notice. So, why did these folks receive a 2290 penalty notice? One of two things could have occurred. … Read More »