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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 »

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 »