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What Is A Logging Vehicle For IRS Form 2290?

When you file your IRS Form 2290, you will come across the word “Logging Vehicle”. So what is logging vehicle? Few tax filers confuse it with the vehicle that logs (track) fuel or mileage. But that is incorrect. A logging vehicle is used to transport the forestry goods and trees to and from the harvest location. Logging Vehicle for IRS Form 2290 A vehicle is considered as a logging vehicle under the following cases: When a vehicle...

How to Apply for an EIN – Ways to Apply for an EIN

An Employee Identification Number (EIN) is an identity used by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for businesses and other entities. Every business in the country needs an EIN even though they do not have any employees. For instance, before you apply for a business checking account many banks require an EIN. EIN is primarily used for employment tax identification purposes and also an EIN can be used as a general tax number. Before applying for an EIN,...

How Important is the Trucking Industry to the US?

In the economy of United States of America, trucking industry plays a vital role. Other industries rely more on the trucking industry to take the goods from them and deliver the goods to their clients/markets. Each and every product that you use in daily routine is carried by trucks whether it is a raw material or an end product. Our daily activities are undisturbed because of the contribution of the truck drivers. Importance of Trucking Industry in...

10 Tips to Keep Drivers Healthy on the Road – Etax2290

Trucking is one of the most difficult jobs as they spend more hours traveling on the open road. This continuous work may harm physical and mental effects on a driver’s health. In this article, we are going to discuss about top ten tips to keep the drivers healthy on the road and also assist in combating the negative effects of trucking. Wellness program Wellness program can be an effective method to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The programs...

Road Safety – Major Driving Mistakes to Avoid on Road Test

Passing a practical driving test doesn’t mean you are a complete expert in driving. It is just a pass that lets you out onto the road and certifies that you have basic driving skills. But as a driver out on the road, you have a huge responsibility to drive in a safe manner. This safety drive not only protects you but also protects other road users. Driving under the influence of the trainer is different from real-time...

Peterbilt or Kenworth: Which Truck Manufacturer is Better?

In the trucking world, the most popular debates of all time are whether “Peterbilt or Ken worth?” It is better to analyze, ask questions as you are investing lots of dollar in your purchase. Ultimately, your decision must be correct, hence you need to pick wisely based on certain criteria. The authority brands in the U. S. trucking industry Peterbilt and Ken worth. Both of the vehicles are manufactured by American based company PACCAR, which has a dealer all...

IRS Now Accepting Renewal Applications for ITIN Expiring by 2017 Year End

The IRS has started accepting the renewal applications for Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs), which are expiring by the 2017-year end. Hence, the taxpayers are alerted to submit the renewal applications quickly in order to avoid the last minute haste and any processing delays. The taxpayers whose ITINs are expiring and who need to file a tax return in the year 2018 required submitting their renewal application and other who have a valid ITIN does not require any action....

OOIDA’s ELD Appeal Rejected by Court – OOIDA’s Challenge Options

Electronic Logging Devices or ELD’s are an electronic solution, which assists the professional truck drivers and other commercial motors to track their Hours of Service (HOS) compliance easily and more conveniently. These electronic logging devices are the perfect replacement and upgrade to current automatic onboard recording devices (AOBRD) which track the driver’s record of Duty Status (RODS). The United States enacted the bill “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century” in the year 2012, which is referred as MAP-21....

Common Mistakes Should Avoid by Rookie drivers

Getting lost without GPS, running out of fuel and missing signs. All those points one thing in common. Guess what? These are the common mistakes that the rookie drivers make. The mistakes may seem to be silly but it may cost much of your time and money. And at times it may be risky. Listing some of the common mistakes that the rookie drivers make and some tips on how to avoid them. Rookie Drivers Must Avoid...

Are You Ready for CVSA International Roadcheck 2017

Yeah, it is time for 30th annual International Roadcheck Inspection 2017 and kick start from June 6-8 across the U.S and Canada. Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) certified commercial vehicle inspectors conduct inspections of commercial vehicles and their drivers over a 72 hour period. Every year a particular category of violations is given additional focus, and this year the attention is towards the cargo securement. When checking for compliance, safe cargo securement regulations will be a part of...