trucking taxes

Maryland fuel taxes set to spike in July

| May 24, 2013

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.

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.

Don’t overlook cost of a truck wash

| October 11, 2012

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.

IRS system to be down Aug. 31

| August 30, 2012

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.

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