A member of the International Fuel Tax Association should be aware of the IFTA credential grace period. Concurrent IFTA members have a two month grace period that begins in January and ends in February to display renewed IFTA licenses and decals.
TIN matching is a helpful tool offered by the IRS for authorized agents on the e-Services Online Tools for Tax Professionals website. TIN matching allows the service agent to verify information provided by their client before submitting the data to the IRS e-File system.
At this time there are three amendments available on the online Form 2290. Amending your Heavy Vehicle use tax return means you are correcting a mistake on your stamped Schedule 1. Of the three available amendments, VIN correction is known to be the most common amendment.
Hey all, it’s that time of year again. PTIN Renewal time!! Each year the IRS requires preparers of federal tax forms to renew their PTIN. You can check out our step by step PTIN Update Instructions here for a refresher of what the process looks like, but there seem to be a few changes this year.
Paid Preparers Are Required to get Client Signature
If you are paid to prepare and e-file Form 2290, then you must have your client sign the proper forms.
Truckers need to be up to date on all renewals otherwise they risk being put out of work. In an effort to help busy truck drivers renew on time, we have created this checklist on all important permit, license, and tax renewals. Use it as your Trucker Checklist.
Transport Topic’s webinar on autonomous trucking, Master Class on Autonomous Trucking, discussed the technological advancements that will make autonomous vehicles possible in the near future. The Volvo Active Driver Assist system was a technology reviewed by the Transport Topics webinar team.
Truckers travel from coast to coast on ancient roads full of legends. In the spirit of Halloween I’ve compiled a list of some of the more well known haunted roads from trucker ghost stories.
Philadelphia May 24, 2016
The ALK Technology Summit this year was a first for me. I usually attend the IFTA and IRP workshops put on by and for the jurisdictions participating in those programs. Those are all about bringing the jurisdictions together so that they enforce the rules equitably. Attendees, mostly government employees and some industry, are interested in standards for audits, recordkeeping, legal updates or changes, and enforcement matters.
The IRS has created a new identification authentication process called Secure Access to help protect taxpayer and tax preparer data and their systems from cybercriminal attacks.