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New EIN & The 2 Week Delay

September 10, 2015

Written by Yesenia Carrillo  What do you mean by “New EIN”? Were you issued your Employer Identification Number just under 2 weeks ago? If the answer is yes, then your EIN is what we like to call “new.” As the IRS states in the picture you can not file your 2290 electronically until the 2 weeks pass. The reason is that it takes two weeks … Read More »

Quick Tips for Truckers Crossing the Canadian Border

September 3, 2015

A border crossing can seriously delay travel time, and in the trucking industry, time is most definitely money. Fortunately, a well-prepared trucker can usually cross the US / Canadian border with a minimum of delays (barring, of course, heavy traffic through customs). Do Your Paperwork in Advance Examine your shipping documents well in advance, looking for any special instructions, including whether or not you’ll have … Read More »

Making Your Job Easier: 2290Tax and Paid Preparers

August 27, 2015

Paid preparers make life easier for many truck drivers who need help submitting their 2290 tax forms, or who simply want to pay someone else to do the paperwork. And if you run a large fleet, a paid preparer is absolutely essential. Paid preparers are the unsung heroes of the trucking industry, quietly submitting tax forms and arranging for Stamped Schedule 1 forms so truckers … Read More »

5 Helpful Apps for Truckers Crossing the Border

August 20, 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 … Read More »

Choosing a Tax Preparer for Truckers

August 6, 2015

  A skilled tax preparer can make a truck driver’s life so much easier, and not just during tax season. A good tax preparer is available year round, ready and able to answer any questions you might have about deductions, travel expenses, and other tax-related details. He or she’s on top of your 2290 tax forms, and takes full advantage of e-filing to get your … Read More »