Hello there truckers, Christmas is around the block and not to mention a fresh year ahead. It’s been a wild ride so far and thank god for the year 2020 is almost over, yes the pandemic has made us run for our lives. The emptiest year has ended and a fresh start is up ahead with the news of covid-19 vaccines in mass production, hope the next year would be a better and promising one. Let’s talk about our taxes now, The Internal Revenue Service online servers usually go off-line every year during Christmas Eve to upgrade their servers to generate updated forms and support tax returns for the upcoming tax period.
The IRS usually schedule their annual maintenance period beginning December 26th, and we expect the IRS to officially recommence full operations during the 1st week of January and it should be the same this year. Now during this maintenance period, the IRS servers completely turn out to be idle hence, No tax returns that are e-filed will be processed by the IRS until the maintenance period is ceased.
The greatest season of joy is right around the corner. It is now the time for us to the hide gifts under the tree, decorate our houses, garden with lights, the cards in the mail, turkey dinners with family and friends, snow in the yard, stockings hanging in the living room, and shouts of “Merry Christmas” to those who pass by in the streets.
Generally Christmas is supposed to be a time spent with family & friends. But not many are gonna really enjoy the essence of the Christmas joy, especially for most truck driver’s Christmas can be a lonely time as they are on the road for nearly the entire month of December. During the holiday most truckers work; which proves that there is no substitute for hard work. If they don’t move, the nation wouldn’t.
Here are a few tips for our hard working American truckers on road during Christmas holiday: Continue reading →