0 results displayed below

Should I Run During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

First and foremost, consider your health and your family’s health before deciding to run during the pandemic. If you feel unsafe or are in a high-risk health group, then it likely makes sense for you to stay home. However, in terms of trucking, this can be thought of as an extended Christmas Holiday season. If you are able and willing to run, there will be money to be made while others sit it out.

Read full story

6 Ways for Truckers to Reduce Personal Spending During COVID-19

As an owner-operator, there are many ways to save money on fuel, truck maintenance, taxes, and business expenses. You can also be sure you never pay more than you have to in taxes, always have an up-to-date profit plan in place for your business, and keep an eye on your business performance each month to find ways to improve. But on top of all of this, it’s as important now than ever before that you don’t forget about your personal spending!

Read full story

4 Common Tax Myths Debunked

The deadline to pay and file your taxes has been delayed until July 15th, 2020. But if you aren't sick or directly impacted by COVID-19, you should consider filing your taxes as soon as possible. Before you do, we think it’s important to clear up some common tax myths that float around each year. These myths could end up costing you thousands of dollars if you’re not careful.

Read full story

Use CamScanner to Send Documents to ATBS

If you like to do everything electronically, the idea of using a computer scanner to send your receipts to your accountant isn’t all that exciting. The best way for you to send all those receipts to your accountant is right from your smartphone. We recommend using the CamScanner app.

Read full story

6 Tips to Avoid Getting Sick on the Road

There are many ways to reduce your chances of developing a cold, the flu, or even the Coronavirus this year. While nothing will 100% prevent you from getting sick, these tips can help keep your immune system strong and reduce your chances of developing a sickness that could keep you off the road.

Read full story

Seizing the Per Diem Tax Break

Per Diem (per day) is one of your largest tax deductions as an owner-operator, but what is it exactly?  And what benefits can you expect?  We address these questions and more in this article.

Read full story

Don't Be the Victim of a Scammer

We’ve all probably experienced imposter scams, which is the number one fraud reported last year. Today, our information is so vulnerable to hackers, scammers, imposters, and anyone looking to steal your money. You can’t stop scammers from trying to cheat you, but you can reduce your chances of being a victim.

Read full story

How to Prepare for Roadcheck 2020

Roadside inspections are a critical part of the trucking industry. Failing a roadcheck will result in time off of the road and money lost for you and/or your trucking business. In order to avoid violations the next time you are stopped, follow these tips to make sure you are prepared for roadcheck 2020.

Read full story

The Ten Most Popular ATBS Articles from 2019

Looking to jumpstart your trucking business in 2020? Check out the articles that were read the most during the past year and become a more well-rounded truck driver and business owner!

Read full story
Loading

KEEP YOUR BUSINESS BETWEEN THE LINES WITH USEFUL INFORMATION SENT RIGHT TO YOUR INBOX.

Sign Me Up