Bridges says he hopes to provide owner-ops usable information on topics like overlooked deductions, planning for retirement, how to handle audits, what to do if you owe the IRS, basic business structure and a bevy of other topics for small trucking businesses.
He bases each newsletter’s subject matter around questions he hears regularly from owner-operators, along with seasonal topics centered on things like holidays and, of course, tax filing deadlines.
He’ll even touch on financial issues not directly related to taxes, he says. For instance, Bridges says he intends to address factoring in an upcoming issue, as he’s heard bunches of questions of late regarding what factoring is, how to find a good factoring company and more.
Affected tractors are equipped with an automated Eaton UltraShift Plus or Eaton Advantage Transmission with right hand stalk shifter. In the affected trucks, the display on the instrument panel can indicate “N” when the shifter is set into “D” or “R,” causing the truck not to move.