Category Archives: American Trucking

Tips to celebrate this Thanksgiving holiday for people who feel lonely.

The holidays are upon us once again, and for many, it’s a time of the year they spend alone. There are many reasons this occurs, sometimes we just find ourselves alone for the holidays. Lots of people have to work on Thanksgiving. For example truckers, who usually stay separated from their loved ones when they are on the road; always staying committed to work for the nation’s needs.

Below are few tips to celebrate this thanksgiving holidays for people who are all alone. Continue reading

Truckdues Wishes you a Fun Halloween filled with magical surprises!

Keep Calm, It’s almost Halloween. Don’t forget to close all the doors and windows tonight. Cause the spirits today are out in the open. You can wish that you’re safe but I doubt that will happen. Strange things happen on a Halloween night.

Who in this world said Halloween is only for kids? That is Absurd, isn’t it?  We got some cool ideas for adults who really wanted to enjoy Halloween not minding about what others would make fun of… Instead it’s really good to be a freak at occasions like Halloween than being an everyday Joe.

Here’s our 5 suggestions for you: Continue reading

Form 2290 is due in just a couple of weeks!

 

Today, we are approaching you with this article to remind you about the near term Form 2290 HVUT tax deadline which is due by Oct 31, 2017 for vehicles which are in operation since September 2017. Any Heavy vehicle that possess a minimum gross weight of 55000 lbs is liable to be reported on a Form 2290. But the Tax payment factor is determined by the number of miles traveled. When the vehicle exceeds 5000 miles in case of commercial based operation or 7500 miles in case of Agricultural purpose. When the vehicle doesn’t meet its desired mileage limit within a respective tax year the vehicle is basically classified to be exempt from paying the HVUT taxes to the Internal Revenue Service. However, the vehicle is required to be reported over the Form 2290 to justify its cause for exemption during audits & Road side inspections. Continue reading

HVUT Form 2290 is due by Oct 31st for vehicles first used in Sep 2017.

Hey there truckers, this article is to indicate that we got a near term tax deadline by Oct 31, only for the Heavy Vehicles which are operational on the road since Sep 2017. Despite that fact that how many days the truck was operational throughout the month, the HVUT would be due by the last day of the following month. Since, Form 2290 is due on any vehicle by the last day of the month following the month of its first use. Continue reading

2290 Tax e-File Countdown : Just few hours left to report it with IRS

2290 tax due date today

Less than a day to have your Form 2290 and Schedule-1 renewed with the IRS, August 31 is the due date. High time to get it  reported and renewed online in simple steps and fast process.

If you own and operate a heavy motor truck with a taxable gross weight of 55,000 pounds and more, your are liable to report and pay 2290 truck taxes. It is simple and easy when you do it online with TruckDues.com an IRS authorized e-file service provider.

Form 2290, the heavy highway vehicle use tax is a fee assessed annually on vehicles that operate on public highways. Form 2290 is reported and paid in full by August 31, today is the deadline to have this 2290s reported with the IRS.

Electronic filing automates your tax preparation, you just key in your vehicle details with the tax year and first used month, taxable gross weight along with your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), your tax return is ready with inputs to file it with the IRS. It is simple and easy as 1-2-3..!

Electronic filing is the fastest way of filing your 2290 tax returns with the IRS, once you complete your tax return it is consolidated and sent to the IRS for processing. IRS verify the data and approves your Schedule-1 with an e-file watermark (stamp) which very well used as a proof for payment of taxes.

Delaying further would end up IRS audits, late fee and paying extra on top of your tax due. E-File is 100% accurate, fast, simple and secured. All the tax math happens automatically, 100% fast, IRS would process your 2290s immediately, and pushed to your email in-box once it is accepted.

E-file HVUT Form 2290

Comparison between AAOO & OOIDA

The American Association of Owner Operators (AAOO) is a nationwide association created to benefit professional truckers and small fleet owners. The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is the international trade association representing the interests of independent owner-operators and professional drivers on all issues that affect truckers. There is an interesting post in AAOO site comparing both these bodies and here it is for your review… Continue reading

Just Few days left until the end of the Month; So is your Form 2290 Deadline!

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“Without a deadline, every word you write will feel like you’re building a bridge to nowhere.”  Hence, generally we need a path to reach any destination with no hurdles. Likewise, assume filing your Federal Highway Used tax returns (Form 2290) on time would be the destination; www.truckdues.com is the shortest route you pick on. As conventional way of Paper mailing tax returns would take a very long time to reach, but e-filing serves you as the shortest way ever to reach your destination without wasting any time. Continue reading

Attention: Form 2290 Deadline Day in a Fortnight!

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There are few occupations you ought to first discuss with your loved ones before even consider applying for a job in the field. Truck driving is one such occupation & Truckers have a long history of being held in high esteem by the public since it’s more than a job; it’s a service to the country to fulfill our nation’s need. A Trucker is someone who is away from their loved ones – and has been for too long; you feel disconnected with the rest of the world. Truckers live in a parallel dimension. Still it’s a blessing in disguise to be a trucker, where you have an adventure ahead of you that few will ever have on other professions.

These Hard working truckers and ever awake Trucking industry folks miss a lot of things always but they never forget to miss few important obligations. These brave hearted Truck drivers have deadline to meet on a daily basis, so they never miss any deadlines is that what you think? Well, It’s always easy to say than being done right? Though Truckers are known for their punctuality, one thing that mostly slips out of their memory is their tax due date. So, why don’t we even just stay away from this sort of situation? Majority of the Truckies join hands with the most trusted E-file service provider for E-filing their Federal Excise tax form 2290 to file their Federal Excise Taxes beforehand and get their tax filing needs taken care on instant effect. Continue reading

Why E-filing is better than Traditional paper Filing?

Go greenWelcome Back! You have now landed at the right place in case you have been wondering why everyone’s talking laurels about e-filing over the conventional paper filing. Evidently, you would follow the “go green” movement immediately; without wasting any paper products & derivatives of little left trees that we love.

The ability to file your tax returns round the clock throughout the week right at your desk at home; makes our lives easy & comfortable. The speed of the entire tax return process dramatically increases with e-filing over the conventional paper method due to the advanced Internet capabilities thus saving you money and energy worked out on postage/fax/courier/delivery charges, which instead could be used for other valuable things.

E-filing is very convenient as it keeps you away from the matchless difficulties that occurs while paper filing like waiting endlessly for approvals, scattering here and there for additional information and so on. In addition to its delicacy, you receive the IRS watermarked copy of Schedule 1 copy in no time. Having said that, you might wonder how safe is this by the way? Well, your data would remain over secured servers via Internet hence it is invisible to the naked eye after a few clicks hence there is no chances of breach. Continue reading

New Commercial Truck Driver? Here’s a piece of advice for your trips!

Checklist NewWelcome to the industry that highly contributes towards our nation’s economy; be proud to be a part of it. Adapting to a life on the road can be exciting and, at the same time, has its own set of new challenges. For one to be a Truck driver requires a greater dedication and sacrifice. Being a Truck driver, consider yourself to be a warrior who had to face hard challenges on the road (The Battle field) despite of various climate conditions with one motive on your mind i.e., to win the battle(Get the load delivered on time).

Drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) must strictly adhere to the hours of service, which are regulations governing the driving hours of commercial drivers. These, and all other rules regarding the safety of interstate commercial driving, are issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). The FMCSA is a division of the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT), which governs the entire Trucking Industry.

Success is measured by what you put into your job. Do a mediocre job and you’ll get a mediocre return. Strive for more and you’ll get more. Your efforts never go unnoticed in the transportation industry.  Once you are out on the road, keep in mind your objective should be to drive safely and arrive on time at your destinations by following these below tips: Continue reading