The IRS, IFTA and IRP are assisting carriers affected by Hurricane Florence through emergency waivers and tax relief and assistance. Check this page frequently, as updates are posted as soon as they are received.
Kentucky, In response to Hurricane Florence, Kentucky has suspended registration requirements and put in place exemptions of hours of service and stoppage in weigh stations.
Virginia, Virginia has granted a temporary waiver of registration and licensing requirements and normal weight and width restrictions for vehicles transporting essential emergency supplies and services in response to Hurricane Florence.
Alabama, Alabama has ordered the temporary suspension of IRP and IFTA requirements for motor vehicles engaged in disaster relief to areas affected by Hurricane Florence.
Georgia, In response to Hurricane Florence, Georgia is granting a temporary suspension of hours of service and will be issuing permits for vehicles operating outside the normal weight, height and length restrictions.
Tennessee, Tennessee has granted a temporary suspension of IRP and IFTA requirements for any motor vehicle traveling through Tennessee engaged in disaster relief efforts.
New Jersey, New Jersey has granted a temporary waiver of IRP and IFTA requirements for any motor vehicle traveling through New Jersey engaged in disaster relief efforts.
Effective as of today, truckers who use paper log books will need to have a FMCSA approved ELD installed in their truck. Failure to comply with the electronic log mandate results in high fines or in mandatory shut down of businesses.
It is in the best interest of all truckers to be informed and prepared. Doing so will save time and money. With so many ELD options out there, how do you know you are selecting a reliable ELD? Here are some ELD key things to know before choosing an ELD.
The tax filing season starts on July 1st, giving 2290Tax.com ample time to encourage taxpayers to start thinking about who will prepare their Form 2290. It is more common than not that fly-by-night preparers are targeting unsuspecting taxpayers. These taxpayers are lured in and then are left to fend for their own when a problem arises. E-filing can be simple, fast and secure if and only if you choose the right person to prepare your taxes.
As part of 2290Tax.com’s mission to continually serve the trucking industry, we are always looking for ways to create top of the line tools and resources that revolutionize industry norms. We are happy to announce 2290Tax.com’s new pilot program that aims to do just that – the Electronic DMV 2290 Submission Pilot Program.
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.
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.