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Check out our more extensive truck driver eBooks and Infographics to help you out on the road. Take a deeper dive into a variety of trucking and tax topics in an ever-changing industry. Learn about a wide range of subjects from becoming an owner-operator to resolving past tax issues. 


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The Truck Driver's Winter Success Guide

Winter means more than just snow and cold weather. It also means it's time to think about preparing your business for the end of the year. Get ready with our Winter Success Guide! Learn about year-end tax planning, winterizing your truck, winter tire tips, and more!

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The Business Guide for Self-Employed Truck Drivers

Owner-operators are more than just truck drivers, they’re business owners. That’s why we created this guide to help self-employed truckers run a better business. In this guide, we include a variety of resources on different business topics with an emphasis on trucking. We know you can drive your truck successfully, but we want to make sure you can drive your business to success as well.



The Quick Guide to AB5

Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) is a California law that restricts businesses from classifying workers as independent contractors rather than employees. The bill was driven by unions wanting to organize workers. Unfortunately, the bill will unintentionally affect independent contractors in the state of California by making it difficult to work for yourself.



The Owner-Operator's Guide to Tax Resolution

If you are worried about dealing with the IRS because of your past-due taxes, then this is the eBook for you! In this eBook, we will review how the IRS deals with unpaid taxes, discuss ways to minimize penalties paid to the IRS, and help you understand the tax resolution options available to resolve your debt with the IRS.



Benefits to Owner-Operators Who Start Their Taxes Early

Waiting to start your taxes or Filing an extension isn't a bad thing, but there are some benefits to starting your taxes early!



The Owner-Operator's Roadmap to Success

The Owner-Operator's Roadmap to Success contains the most requested information from ATBS. Learn about everything it takes to become a successful owner-operator from calculating the cheapest fuel, to growing a successful fleet, to red flags that may lead to a tax audit.



The Truck Driver's Rolling Kitchen Cookbook

The recipes that you will find in this book were written specifically for truck drivers who spend days
and sometimes weeks on end on the road. With that in mind, these recipes were designed to be
cooked in your cab with minimal equipment.

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The Owner-Operator's Guide to Fuel

We hope you’ll download our guide in order to gain a better understanding of fuel and how it affects the businesses - and lives - of owner-operators. Our goal is to help you understand what fuel means to you and help provide you with the tools and knowledge you need to maximize its value for your business.



The Owner-Operator's Guide to Incorporation

The legal entity under which you set up your business can have a significant impact on the way you run your operation, the costs of running your business, and how you are taxed. From this eBook, you will learn which entity has the best options for your business and which will save you the most money.



The Owner-Operator Success Guide

Check out our new Owner-Operator Success Guide eBook where we provide tools and tips to owner-operator truck drivers in order to help them succeed. A few of the topics include tax deductions for owner-operators, preparing your truck for the seasons, and making freight decisions. Click below to download today!



The Owner-Operator's Summer Success Guide

Learn about a variety of topics from preparing your truck for summer driving, to planning a summer vacation around the freight market, to the dangers of driving dehydrated. Help yourself have a safe and successful summer!

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Small Changes Can Make a Big Difference

Has your income dropped? In this flyer we illustrate how taking a few extra loads each month or slowing down your truck can increase your net income dramatically.



The Owner-Operator's Guide to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

In December of 2017, Congress passed the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" bill which resulted in several significant changes to U.S. tax code. As the leading tax and accounting company in the transportation industry, ATBS has developed an in-depth analysis of how this bill will affect taxes for owner-operator truck drivers.



How Much Do Truck Drivers Make?

Asking “How much do truck drivers make?” is not an easy question. One of the best predictors of income for truck drivers is where the driver is in their career. This means looking at the difference in revenue potential between company drivers, lease-purchase owner-operators, owner-operators under carrier authority, owner-operators under their own authority, and owner-operators who are small fleet owners.



The Owner-Operator's Guide to Paying Less in Taxes

Almost all independent contractors can take steps to significantly reduce the amount of money they hand over to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) every year. The guide will reveal important deductions and commonly overlooked expenses that can significantly reduce your tax burden. Discover how the smartest owner- operators employ our top tax strategies to pay less in taxes each year.



The Owner-Operator's Quick Start Guide

Becoming an owner-operator is an exciting step in your trucking career. Before you go down this new path, there are a few things you have to do and know in order to be successful. In this eBook, we will take a look at what it takes to become an owner-operator.



The Truck Driver's Summer Recreation Guide

We know that being a truck driver is hard. You drive for hours on end, and you may spend weeks away from your home and your family. With this guide, we hope to spark some ideas for ways you can still enjoy the beautiful American summer!



Do-It-Yourself Tax Software: Should You Do Your Taxes on Your Own?

Here are five misconceptions about DIY tax software and why it may not work best for owner-operator truck drivers.



7 Tax Mistakes for Owner-Operators to Avoid

Many owner-operators will make these common tax mistakes this year! Don't let it be you!



6 Ways to Manage Truck Maintenance Costs

If you have no maintenance plan and make repairs only when your truck breaks down then you aren’t running your truck, it’s running you. By following these tips, you put yourself in charge of your truck.

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The ATBS Rearview Mirror Series

Find out how to get caught up on your taxes and put the IRS in your rearview mirror by checking out our new Rearview Mirror Video Series!

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