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Going In-Depth On Topics & Trends That Matter To Small Trucking Business Owners

Tax Withholding: A Comprehensive Guide

Keeping What You Earn Everyone wants to keep as much of their hard-earned money as possible, but taxes can make that a challenge. Knowing the basics and staying up to date on tax withholding regulations can help you put more money in your pocket. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the questions surrounding tax

Switching from 1099 to W2 Payment Structure

If you’re a truck driver or a fleet owner operating as an independent contractor, you are most likely familiar with the 1099 payment structure. As a self-employed individual, you are subject to the self-employment tax, which can eat up a significant portion of your earnings. Therefore, it is no wonder why many truck drivers and

Creating a Personal Financial Plan

At Trucker CFO, we stress the importance of developing a plan for your business and strategies that will help you in achieving your goals. Many of the same principles that apply to operating a profitable small business also apply to successfully managing your personal finances. The bottom line with managing a business or managing a

Q1 Estimated Tax Deadline for 2023

Avoid a Costly Surprise Don’t let the Q1 estimated tax deadline for 2023 surprise you. The deadline for making your Q1 estimated tax payment is April 18, 2023. One of the reasons that payment of Q1 estimated taxes can become overlooked or forgotten is that April 18 is also the filing deadline for your personal

Trucking Tax Deductions

Is It Tax Deductible or Not?As we move into tax season, one of the major topics the Trucker CFO team gets asked about is trucking tax deductions and whether different things are deductible or not. In our experience, we have found that the best way to start the conversation about being deductible or not begins

The Impact of the Mid-Term Elections on the Trucking Industry

All politics is local…This often-heard phrase was first shared 90 years ago. It is originally credited to two political writers of that era, Associated Press Washington Bureau Chief Byron Price and Finley Peter Dunne, a Chicago-based journalist and author. While our country and the world have gone through enormous changes since 1932, a strong case

What is the Best Business Entity for a Trucker?

As a trucker choosing a business entity, you have a lot to consider. You may not be familiar with all the choices, but in this blog, we will cover some of the most common options. The four most common types of business entities for owner-operators are…