partners in business

Partners in Business: Owner-operator deductions

As an owner-operator, you are self-employed, so any expense related to operating your business is tax-deductible.

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Partners in Business tip: When to upgrade your truck

Rules of thumb on when it's time to trade your old rig for a newer one.

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Partners in Business: Owner-operator glossary

Trucking industry and business terms.

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Partners in Business: Saving for yourself

The habit of saving for personal goals will pay big dividends later.

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Partners in Business: Going Independent

Getting your own carrier authority comes with risks and rewards.

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Kevin Rutherford reveals owner-operators’ most oft-overlooked and untapped resource

Audio of Rutherford's talk at the GATS Saturday: "There is nothing more powerful than education. ... If you are not listening to something and learning something actively every day, you are missing out on the biggest advantage you have."

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Partners in Business: Health and Income Insurance

Paying for coverage of personal risks is a cost of doing business.

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Partners in Business: Managing your time

Successful owner-operators know that simply running hard is not enough. If it were that easy, anyone could do the job and expect the profits to roll in.

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Partners in Business: Resources

Partners in Business provides contact resources for U.S. government organizations, business and finance assistance, and national and state trucking associations.

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Partners in Business: Choosing a Trailer

According to Overdrive research, most independent owner-operators already own their own trailers, as do around half of leased owner-operators.

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