expenses

In the per-diem weeds with company drivers

In which a reader asks a question about treatment of the standard per-diem deduction depending on how the carrier treats a standard reimbursement -- after-tax or pre-tax. Mike Calahan of ATBS provides the answer.

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$2/gal. diesel: Been a while, hasn’t it?

Owner-operators with access to fleets' or other volume discounts are seeing costs almost that far down for a gallon of diesel; Mike "Mustang" Crawford is one of them.

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Computing the owner-operator business — Part 1

Part 1 of this series features software packages aimed at leased owner-operators and/or company drivers -- both web-based and standalone.

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Understanding Fuel Surcharges

There are no rules covering fuel surcharges. As with freight rates, anything goes.

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