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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
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
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…
Getting Your CDL
Recently, we talked about the importance of having a plan before jumping into the owner-operator’s seat. Today, we’re going to dive in a little bit deeper about getting your CDL and a few things you need to take into consideration when doing your research. Not all operations are going to require you to have that CDL,…
What are the most common tax mistakes truckers make?
All too often, truckers who make the transition from being an employee to an owner-operator are not as informed as they need to be about the tax laws that govern the industry. This lack of knowledge can, unfortunately, create major headaches for truckers. Find out from the professionals at the Trucker CFO — a provider…
Operations and Strategy
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…
Maintaining Your Mental Health While On The Road
Trucker CFO Colton Lawrence served as a co-host with Jimmy Mac on a special edition of the Dave Nemo Show from the Walcott Truck Jamboree. Jimmy Mac and Colton opened the Trucker CFO portion of the show by welcoming Dr. Todd Thatcher to the program. Dr. Thatcher, a former professional driver who is now an expert on mental health, discussed the importance of maintaining your mental health while you’re on the road…
Transportation Attorney Doug Grawe Discusses Supreme Court’s Decision Not To Hear The AB5 Case
From the special RadioNemo Show at the Walcott Truck Jamboree, Jimmy Mac and Trucker CFO Colton Lawrence get the perspective of Doug Grawe, a transportation attorney, on the decision by the Supreme Court not to hear the California Trucking Association’s Challenge to California’s AB5 law…
Client Spotlight: Meet Carol And Joe Shelton
During his visit to the Expedite Expo, Trucker CFO Colton Lawrence got a chance to catch up with Joe and Carol Shelton, fleet owners who found Colton and his Trucker CFO Team to be a valuable asset to their R2R Trucking Company. During this edition of the podcast, you will hear the Sheltons share their experience and the relationship they have built with the Trucker CFO team over the years…
Exploring Considerations On The S-Corp Election
In this edition of the podcast, we’ll be focusing on the key considerations that are a part of the business entity formation process while we look in detail at the S-Corp Election. You’ll be hearing from the Trucker CFO, Colton Lawrence, Colton will also be joined on the podcast by Robert Hazen, a member of the team at the Trucker CFO…
Importance of Properly Handling Paperwork
How important to your trucking business is properly handling paperwork? In this episode of the podcast, Colton Lawrence, the Trucker CFO, will be discussing the various considerations that come into play involving the need for handing your paperwork in the right way. As part of the discussion, Colton will be talking about accurate record-keeping…