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Do You Know the Six Levels of a DOT Inspection?

There are six levels of DOT inspections that can last somewhere between 15-60 minutes. Make sure you are aware of these six levels so you know what to expect during your next inspection.

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ATBS Client Spotlight: Kevin Kocmich

Kevin Kocmich was one of three finalists for the 2018 Owner-Operator of the Year award. Kevin has been an ATBS client since 2018. Recently, we reached out to ask him a few questions about the nomination and his experience working with ATBS.

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A Common Tax Misconception

A misconception we see in tax planning with taxpayers is self-employment (SE) taxes (social security and Medicare) and income taxes are calculated on the same line of the tax return. The thinking of the taxpayer can be: “If I have a $5,000 tax bill, I can just spend $5,000 on my truck as a business expense and pay no taxes!” That’s incorrect. A business cost is not an equal deduction in tax due.

 

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7 Red Flags that May Lead to a Tax Audit

Tax season makes a lot of people nervous.  They are worried that they might owe money or that they haven’t done their taxes properly.  They worry about whether or not they will get a notice that says they are being audited. As you do your taxes this year, pay attention to these seven red flags that may lead to a tax audit.

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Top 10 Jokes for Tax Season

Here at ATBS, we understand that tax season is no joke. However, we decided to lighten the mood by coming up with a list of our Top 10 Jokes for Tax Season.  

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What to Look for in a Truckers Bookkeeping Service

There are many benefits that come with using a bookkeeping service for your business. Using an industry-specific bookkeeping service can be even more beneficial. In this article, we will discuss important things to check for while you search for a truckers bookkeeping service.

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The Importance of the Pre-Trip Truck Inspection

Every truck driver should know how to conduct a pre-trip truck inspection. However, many don’t take the time to go through this inspection every time they hit the road. Here are five reasons why it’s important for you to perform your pre-trip truck inspection.

 

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Filling out a 2290 Tax Form

Form 2290 is the Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return. Any person operating a vehicle weighing more than 55,000 pounds is required to file this return. In this article, we will be going over how to fill out the 2290 tax form.

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What you need to know about staying safe from tax scams

Tax scams can happen any day of the year but are especially prevalent during tax season. Criminals can attempt to steal your money or personal information a variety of ways including over the phone, through email, and with text messages. Read the following tips to find out how to stay safe from tax scammers.

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