Truck Warranties -Which One to Buy?

When you start looking to purchase your first truck and evaluating the different warranties on the market you may find it hard to evaluate which one is best for you. This is especially true if you don’t know how many miles you will run in any given time. My advice is get as much as…

Change gears and roll in the dough!

You are probably wondering why I am talking about evaluating your operation in the month of April. Two reasons; Tax time is finishing and you are either grumbling about paying taxes or jumping for joy about your refund. Either way is bad because as an owner operator you shouldn’t be getting a refund if your…

Taking Advantage of New Technology

Remember the old days, a c.b. in the truck, a pillow for the jump seat, and pair of sunglasses and you were ready to drive on down the road. Those were the early days when sleepers weren’t even common and trucking was a hard job to handle. As trucks got better equipment to go with…

3 Month Heavy Vehicle Use Tax Extension – Updated Oct 5, 2011

As of 9/28/11 Congress has passed the extension, carriers and owner-operators are required to file their July, August, September and October H.V.U.T. remittances by 11/30/11, although the forms will not be available online until late October. There has been no mention of a rate increase. In late July the Internal Revenue Service informed trucking companies…

Heavy Vehicle Users Tax (H.V.U.T.) 2011

Heavy Vehicle Users Tax (H.V.U.T.) 2011 – 2012 forms are now available on-line.  Remittance are due 11/30/11 for the period covering 7/1/11 – 6/30/11.  The fees remain at the same as 2010 – 2011.  Note that all Canadian carriers with a fleet size of over 25 qualified units, must file using a 3rd Party reporting…

Ministry of Labour – Form 1000 Construction Site Waiver

Ministry of Labour – Form 1000 Construction Site Waiver / Best Practice / Carrier’s Responsibility It is the responsibility of the “Constructor” to have all employers complete the Form 1000, which includes those who are only on the job site on an occasional basis, which includes transport companies picking up or delivering. It is considered “best…

Welcome to the New Fleet-Tax Service’s Blog

Hello, Welcome to the new Fleet-Tax Service’s blog. You can find all types of information and articles here relating to the world of transportation. Fleet-Tax Services specializes in helping carriers in the transportation market run a profitable, compliant, and safe operation. The company specializes in operating authorities, fuel tax and mileage reporting, compliance audits, hours…