taxes

Paying the Obamacare penalty this tax season? New enrollment period in the offing for 2015 coverage

In order to take advantage of the new, March 15-April 30 period, individuals must report initial awareness of the penalty this tax season.

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ATBS tax-savings webinar 3/6

The webinar is focused on strategies to minimize your tax liability and will be held 4-5 p.m. EST. You can reserve your space via links you'll find here.

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ATBS tax ebook available

With chapters devoted to tax liabilities, deductions, key credits, successful bookkeeping practices and some alternative tax strategies, ATBS' new ebook focuses on how owner-operators can pay less in taxes.

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Start preparing now for April 15, 2014

Some of you might have gotten a little sticker shock from your forced donation to the IRS last month. If that’s prompted a midyear resolution to cut costs and get better organized, here are some tips.

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State legislatures consider fuel tax increase as highway funding option

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.

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Minnesota governor wants new tax on trucking

New data and opposition to Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposed budget might impact his plan to institute a 5.5 percent sales tax on trucking and other services.

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The burden of new taxes after fiscal-cliff negotiations

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.

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Vehicle miles tax needs to be studied before implemented, GAO says

The Government Accountability Office recommended creating a pilot program to research mileage fees targeted at creating new revenue for the Highway Trust Fund, echoing recently introduced House legislation.

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Vehicle Miles Traveled tax proposed in House

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.

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IRS system to be down Aug. 31

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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