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Revenue for US Trucking Companies Just Hit $700 billion: Where are the Drivers?

August 2, 2015

It’s a good time to be part of the trucking industry. A combination of low fuel prices, a recovering economy, and a shortage of drivers pushed trucking revenue in 2014 to a new record of $700.4 billion. This despite an overall slowdown in revenue growth—from 6.2 percent in 2013 to only 2.6 percent in 2014. The record-breaking numbers, however, reflect a disturbing trend in the … Read More »



Advantages of a 2290Tax.com Fleet Manager Account

August 1, 2015

As a fleet manager you may be responsible for a handful of trucks, or you may be tracking thousands of vehicles spread out across the nation. You might work with a dedicated company fleet, be responsible for monitoring truck status for owner operators under contract to your company, or, quite often, a combination of these possibilities. One things for sure—fleet managers are the people all … Read More »



2290Tax Important Tax Dates: Calendar

July 30, 2015

Failure to submit and pay your 2290 tax form in a timely manner can lead to financial penalties imposed by the IRS. Unfortunately, because we’re talking taxes here, when you have to submit or suspend 2290 forms can sometimes get complicated. Here’s a quick breakdown of important dates you need to know. The 2290 tax year runs from July 1st of one year to June … Read More »



Apply for an EIN online for Free. Seriously.

July 30, 2015

Written by Yesenia Carrillo  Applying for your employer identification number (Tax ID) online is a free application if you go to the right place. We’ve have found that some of our customers are being charged a fee when they apply for their EIN online. This fee is as high as $257 or more if an expedited service is requested. Along with the fee it takes … Read More »



Replacing a Lost Stamped Schedule 1

July 26, 2015

What do you do if you lose your Stamped Schedule 1? 2290Tax can help. Read our guide here. Mistakes happen, and sometimes a Stamped Schedule 1 form goes missing. This is important, of course, as the document is proof you paid your 2290 tax. Not so long ago, a missing Schedule 1 was cause for concern. Today, with e-filing, you can retrieve the document with … Read More »