Kevin Rutherford

Plan compliance duties before going independent

| November 27, 2012

It’s easy to look at a load board and dream about getting those rates posted and not sharing them with your carrier. It’s another matter entirely to end up making less than you do now ...

Are you ready to go independent?

| August 07, 2012

Two upsides to getting your authority are the potential to make more money than a leased-operator and the almost complete freedom with how you run the business.

Financial freedom by age 65

| July 02, 2012

Make sure you continuously update your balance sheet – at least twice per year – to ensure you are meeting your financial goals.

Your role in tax prep

Kevin Rutherford | April 01, 2012

If you want to avoid the most common mistakes I see with owner-operator tax returns, you need to get involved in checking the major numbers your tax preparer is using.

Avoiding irregular tire wear

Kevin Rutherford | March 01, 2012

The solution requires multiple steps, but they reduce tire wear issues, increase longevity and save money

Kevin Rutherford

Kevin Rutherford is an accountant, small-fleet owner and the host of "Trucking Business & Beyond," which airs on Sirius XM Radio's Road Dog Trucking Radio. He writes Overdrive's Dollars & Sense column and presents Overdrive's Partners in Business seminars at truck shows.

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