Fuel management: Optimization, taxes and surcharges

| April 27, 2012

Overdrive columnist and trucking radio host Kevin Rutherford presents "Fuel management: Optimization, taxes and surcharges."

Your role in tax prep

Kevin Rutherford | April 01, 2012

If you want to avoid the most common mistakes I see with owner-operator tax returns, you need to get involved in checking the major numbers your tax preparer is using.

Avoiding irregular tire wear

Kevin Rutherford | March 01, 2012

The solution requires multiple steps, but they reduce tire wear issues, increase longevity and save money

Extend drains with bypass filter

Kevin Rutherford | February 01, 2012

The best way to know when engine oil needs to be changed is to take an oil sample, send it to a lab, and let the condition of the oil determine the interval.

How to do a fuel-saving test

Kevin Rutherford | January 01, 2012

Though it can be labor-intensive, developing your own testing methods to improve fuel mileage pays off.

Fuel and Physics

Kevin Rutherford | December 01, 2011

With all the fuel saving products in the marketplace, how do you know what works?

Choosing a business form

Kevin Rutherford | November 01, 2011

There are three main things to consider when you choose a legal form for a business: asset protection, taxation and simplicity.

Taking the per diem deduction

Kevin Rutherford | October 01, 2011

Knowing the per diem basics will help you navigate the tax labyrinth.

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