Transportation Update - Impact of New Legislation

As most are aware, the U.S. Senate and the House approved the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (Act) on January 1, 2013, averting the “Fiscal ... read more >

Attention Truckers: Investment in Auxiliary Power Units Reduces Fuel Consumption and May Provide Tax Credits

Rising fuel costs and increasingly stringent governmental regulations related to emmisions and noise restrictions are causing trucking companies to look ... read more >

Attention Truckers - Form 2290 Highway Use Tax Return Due August 31, 2012

Yesterday, the Internal Revenue Service reminded truckers and other owners of heavy highway vehicles that, in most circumstances, their next federal highway ... read more >

Keeping Good Records-You Can't Afford Not To!

On February 8, 2012, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania (Commonwealth) issued an unfavorable ruling on a Pennsylvania trucking company’s appeal ... read more >

Texas Business Margin Tax-Logistics/Couriers

The Texas business margin tax was implemented for franchise reports due after January 1, 2008 and thereafter. This tax regime replaced the prior Texas ... read more >

Hours-of-Service Rule - Extension

During a regulatory briefing at the recent American Trucking Association Management Conference and Exhibition, it was mentioned that the Federal Motor ... read more >

Lease Accounting Updates and How They Will Affect Lessees

If you are leasing or plan to lease your fleets, warehouses or equipment, then you need to monitor the progress of the revised lease accounting standard since it could have significant implications for your company. An update.... read more >

Giant Eagle, Inc. Purchases 10 Heavy-Duty Compressed Natural Gas-Powered Delivery Vehicles

Giant Eagle, Inc. has purchased 10 new Volvo heavy-duty compressed natural gas (“CNH”) powered delivery trucks, which the company estimates will save 100,000 gallons of diesel fuel during their first year in operation.... read more >