IRS

Pilot Flying J investigation centers on rebate program, PFJ sends note to drivers

The investigation and lockdown of its headquarters apparently "revolve around the application of rebates to a small group of Piilot Flying J trucking company customers," Pilot says.

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IRS delays new HVUT forms

The transportation funding bill that governs this annual tax on vehicles expires Sept. 30, forcing the agency to wait on the new law.

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Congress examines new 1099 impact on operators

The impending rule would require companies to file a Form 1099 on every business with which they spend at least $600 a year.

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The twist in year-end tax planning

If Congress doesn’t extend the tax cuts, in effect raising taxes for 2011, it will make more sense to defer expenses into 2011 and accelerate income into 2010.

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Misclassification stakes high

A long erosion of the traditional owner-operator model has taken place.

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Heavy truck tax form due

The deadline to file the federal Heavy Vehicle Use Tax, Form 2290, is Aug. 31.

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Congress eyes employee misclassification

U.S. and state officials have investigated misclassification in recent years, with industries such as trucking and construction drawing more scrutiny.

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