IFTA Due Date Extended to April 31st

IFTA Due Date Extended to April 31st

Do you know the IFTA due date?  They’ve delayed for an extra day this year to April 31st. April Fools! (There is no April 31st.) IFTA due date is still April 30, just like every April. Ever feel like you can’t joke about IFTA? It is important, not only to...

What’s Your Revenue per Mile?

Revenue is all about the dollars per mile you get for the load.  End of story. Is it? The Whole Story of Revenue or How to Get Out of Florida I know some truckers who say they will never take a job less than $3 per mile.  I call it the “Glory Load.” Good...

Are You Afraid of the IFTA?

It was a dark and stormy night. One Friday when the fleet manager went out to inspect each of the trucks, he noticed that in the first truck the odometer was 1,000 miles off from the driver’s logbook.  In the second truck, the difference was even greater…...

How to Choose a Tax Preparer for Truckers

Think – Who did your income taxes last year? Did they give you good service? Were you happy with the result? Did they even KNOW trucker taxes? Over a year ago, the TruckingOffice team made a commitment to go beyond simply providing the very best bookkeeping and record...

IFTA Reports: The Basics

October 31 is coming up fast. Don’t forget to file your IFTA report! Here’s a basic rundown of what they are, how to file, and how to make it easier. How to File Your IFTA Report 1. To put it simply, the International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) is a pact between the...

Not Your Accountant’s Software

Most trucking software is written from the accountant’s point of view. I always found this to be very confusing. Basically they take an accounting program and modify it to work for trucking companies. If you don’t have an accounting background it is very difficult to...

The Cards Are Stacked Against You

Rough road… In today’s trucking industry it sure seems like the cards are stacked against you as an independent owner/operator.  It always seems like freight rates are going down and expenses are going up.  In today’s troubled economy it seems tougher than ever before...

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