July 1, Maryland's sales tax rate on fuel purchases will start a several year increase, starting with a 1 percent rate July 1 and eventually moving to 5 percent in 2016.
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.
If you wash your truck at home, you can claim the cost of household water and detergent for washing the truck as a business expense at tax time.
The deadline to file your Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax is Aug. 31, but be warned that the IRS’ e-filing system will be closed for maintenance that weekend.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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