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Exclusive Coverage – IRP Annual Meeting 2015: Day 1

May 19, 2015

Written by Casey Jenkins 2015 IRP Annual Meeting – Day 1: Monday May 18, 2015 Folks are still flying in from all over the US and Canada to attend the 2015 IRP Annual meeting in Savannah, GA. While the meeting officially kicks off on Tuesday, there were two different all-day committee meetings today. The first was discussing Jurisdictional Peer Reviews, and the second was the … Read More »

Top 5 Trucking Companies

May 14, 2015

Written by Yesenia Carrillo    It was just announced by the American Trucking Association, that the Trucking Industry generated $700 billion in revenue for the first time in history last year. The industry had not come close to generating that figure since 2008 peaking at $660.3 billion. Taking a look back at the industry as a whole you can clearly see that it has improved … Read More »

Form 2290 e-file Mandate

April 30, 2015

Written by Casey Bullard There’s been a lot of discussion around IRS e-file recently. Between PTIN fees, education and testing requirements, and e-file mandate updates there’s a lot of change happening in the e-file industry. This article is going to focus on the recent changes to the Form 2290 e-file mandate. The law (http://www.irs.gov/uac/e-file-Form-2290) says that any fleet with 25 trucks or more must e-file … Read More »

What is a 2290 Tax Form?

April 9, 2015

Written by Yesenia Carrillo 2290 Tax Form As defined by the IRS, the 2290 Tax Form is used  to: Calculate and pay the tax due on vehicles that weigh (fully loaded: tractor and trailer) 55,000 lbs or more. Claim suspension from tax for a vehicle that weighs (fully loaded: tractor and trailer) 55,000 lbs or more that is expected to be used 5,000 miles or … Read More »

Special Equipment: The Kind of Trucks that Don’t Need a 2290

April 2, 2015

Written by Casey Bullard Did you know there are trucks that weigh more than 55,000 lbs, and travel more than 5,000 miles, that DON’T need to file Form 2290? There are a few special kinds of trucks that the IRS doesn’t consider “Highway Motor Vehicles.” We will cover two Categories, but they are all tied together by one key element: Non-Transportation Function. Specially Designed Mobil … Read More »