taxes

Should U.S. taxpayers bail out Detroit?

| July 24, 2013

Weigh in on the much-debated topic of late, part of our Hot Buttons series -- should municipal bankruptcy protections be routine for the federal government?

North American driver photo contest, carbon tax revolt down under

| June 20, 2013

Carrier services marketing and load-location engine hosts summer driver photo contest, and down under, a trucking association is all-systems-go on opposition to a carbon tax on diesel.

State legislatures consider fuel tax increase as highway funding option

| April 16, 2013

New Hampshire, Maryland and Massachusetts are all eying potential increases in tax on fuel as a means to increase revenue and support transportation projects in the states.

Dear American people: ‘You are about to be tracked 24/7′

| March 09, 2013

Would you install an in-vehicle tracking device for an insurance discount? Most consumers wouldn't, which makes all the talk of a vehicle-miles-traveled highway tax all the more mystifying.

Highway subcommittee chair talks highway usage tax, infrastructure

| February 28, 2013

Rep. Thomas Petri said a vehicle miles traveled tax — a highway usage fee, essentially — may be a source of revenue for highway funding in the future.

The burden of new taxes after fiscal-cliff negotiations

| January 16, 2013

An new infographic by owner-operator business services firm ATBS illustrates the tax burden represented by expiration of the "payroll tax holiday" following fiscal cliff negotiations.

Vehicle Miles Traveled tax proposed in House

| December 20, 2012

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) proposed a bill into the House that would, if passed, implement a pilot program to test the feasibility of a tax on miles traveled.

‘Hey look! A squirrel!’: Notes on organization

| October 12, 2012

"I'm completely normal, and the rest of the world is strange. Now that we've cleared that up..."

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