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AscendTMS and ATBS to Offer Discounted Tax and Accounting Services to Independent Contractors

Updated: May 20

GOLDEN, COLO. – February 8, 2023 – ATBS, the nation’s largest tax, consulting, and bookkeeping firm in the transportation industry, announced a new partnership with InMotion Global, Inc., maker of AscendTMS, the world’s No. 1 rated and most popular TMS software. ATBS will provide AscendTMS customers with discounted pricing on services for owner-operator truck drivers. Owner-operators, drivers, and small fleets can access the ATBS RumbleStrip line of services through a secure client portal, which includes:

  • RumbleStrip Essentials - Bookkeeping and tax services, including profit and loss statements, year-end federal and state tax returns, and unlimited access to tax questions.

  • RumbleStrip Professional - Includes all RumbleStrip Essentials features, plus a deduction maximizer, estimated quarterly taxes, detailed business and personal budget plans, industry benchmarking, and unlimited tax and business consulting.

  • RumbleStrip Enterprise - A complete back-office solution that includes most RumbleStrip Essentials and RumbleStrip Professional services as well as corporate tax returns, bank and credit card statement reconciliation, business incorporation, and unlimited tax, business, and payroll consulting. Payroll and entity formation services are also available to RumbleStrip Enterprise users for an additional fee.

“With AscendTMS, we can now bring our comprehensive and convenient tax and accounting services to their large audience of small fleets,” said Todd Amen, President and CEO at ATBS. “We align so well together with our passion to deliver the best in class services to help small trucking companies. Our partnership will give our clients the opportunity to try the best in class TMS for free, while we are able to deliver the best trucking back office services to help their existing client base.”

Tim Higham, CEO at Ascend TMS, stated; “ATBS and AscendTMS can now provide any sized carrier with the resources, skills, technology, and live business advice to help them grow, increase their profits, and reduce their costs. Many small carriers dream of becoming bigger carriers and becoming more profitable, and this partnership between two leading and proven solutions gets them there fast. Carriers love it. They get live friendly trucking business experts on the phone that can answer almost any business, tax, or bookkeeping question for them. They’ll even benchmark their rates and costs against the entire market to let them know where they stand and how they can get better. ATBS is an amazing service for any carrier looking to grow and prosper.”

AscendTMS customers can find more information about the discounts by visiting

About ATBS: American Truck Business Services (ATBS) is the largest tax, consulting, and bookkeeping firm in the transportation industry, with 25 years of experience working with owner-operators and independent contractors. Since 1998, ATBS has helped over 150,000 clients earn more money, reduce stress, and drive a richer life. For more information, visit

About InMotion: Global InMotion Global, Inc. provides the free, award-winning, patent-pending Transportation Management System, AscendTMS®, to freight shippers, freight brokers, and trucking companies. AscendTMS® is used by thousands of companies in over 30 countries, from small single-person logistics operations to multibillion-dollar international corporations and can manage any logistics operation. AscendTMS® is the world’s leading cloud software by Crowd based TMS software, and ranked as the number one TMS Reviews, Capterra, and Software Advice (a Gartner company). InMotion Global, Inc. is headquartered in Brandon, Florida. Learn more at or at

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