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5 Helpful Apps for Truckers Crossing the Border

October 3, 2015

If you’re a long haul trucker, at some point you’re crossing the border into Canada or Mexico. Border crossings can be frustrating, with long lines, clearance access problems, and other delays. If you’re traveling to or from Canada, you have to track your fuel purchases for the International Fuel Tax Agreement. And, of course, as soon as you cross the border you’re subject to international … Read More »



Hurricane Joaquin Has Prompted Temporary Waivers

October 2, 2015

Written by Yesenia Carrillo  Due to the projected impact that Hurricane Joaquin will have on the east coast the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles has authorized a temporary waiver of registration and licensing for carriers. Also, the Commissioner of Highways authorized a temporary waiver of normal weight and width restrictions on roads controlled by the Virginia Department of Transportation. Waiver has been issued for carriers … Read More »



Truck Drivers and Tax Deductions

September 24, 2015

At 2290Tax.com we help owner operators, companies, and paid preparers complete the necessary unpleasantness of paying the IRS as quickly and painlessly as possible. We’re also big believers in never paying the taxman more than you legally have to, so we thought we’d share some advice on what truckers can, and cannot, deduct on their taxes. Keeping a Receipt Logbook It probably goes without saying, … Read More »



Truck Log Books—Frustrating to Some, Vital to All

September 19, 2015

Truck drivers tend to be an independent-minded lot and sometimes filling out a truck log book can seem like a hindrance. Such rules are often vital, however, as a means of preventing driver fatigue and overwork. It’s for this very reason truck drivers are required to fill in Department of Transportation logbooks. It’s a means of making the trucker responsible for monitoring his or her … Read More »



Having All the Necessary Paperwork for Your Trucking Company

September 16, 2015

Being in Compliance The need of transportation to ship goods is always in demand. The trucking industry is one that is growing which is why many individuals have decided to start their own trucking businesses. Before you send out your trucks, be sure that you have all the right paperwork. There are tax, license, and permit regulations that are specific to the trucking industry. Regulations … Read More »