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Tax Deductions for Truck Owner Operators

If you drive for a company, you can no longer claim work related tax deductions when you file. However, if you are an owner operator you can claim you’re the itemized cost of your work and deduct these costs on your tax form 1099.

Using Consumer Reports: What Employers Need to Know

A consumer report contains information about an applicant’s background information including credit, criminal, driving and past employment history.

Who Should Be Doing Pre-Employment Screening?

Modern employment screening often involves pre-employment background checks, pre-employment credit reports and if the employee drives a company vehicle a motor vehicle report.

Economic Outlook for Trucking Industry

In January the American Trucking Association Index released that For-Hire Truck Tonage and rose 0.6% in January after a 0.9% increase in December. January’s gain was the sixth straight increase which would indicate the worst effects of the pandemic are being erased.

Shortage of Truck Drivers Continues in 2022

As underlying causes show no signs of stopping, professional drivers and equipment will be in short supply again in 2022.

Fix incorrect or inaccurate information on your credit report

Use this sample letter to dispute incorrect or inaccurate information that a business supplied to credit bureaus.

What is a Public Record and How Long will a Public Record Show on a Credit Report?

Public records can have a very negative affect on a credit score. If a person has any filed against them, they should be aware of the following information.

How Student Loans Affect Your Credit Report

With the average student loan amount at the end of 2021, being $38,792, many renters are now wondering how their loans will affect their credit score.

How will collections affect my credit score?

Any collections item can lower a person's FICO credit score. Generally accounts which go into collections will appear on your credit report for up to 7 years.

10 Documents Every Landlord Should Keep in their Tenant’s File

As a landlord, proper documentation is essential. Documentation can be used to prove that you complied with the law, such as giving a tenant advance notice when appropriate or collecting a tenant’s authorization before conducting tenant screening.

What information from my tenant do I need to screen them?

Before you check your applicant’s background & credit you will need to have your tenant fill out a rental application with some required data to return complete and accurate reports.

Which is better a lease or a rental agreement?

Lease agreements and rental agreements differ primarily in terms of time commitment. In a lease, a tenant is obligated to fixed obligations for a longer time period. Rental agreements are more flexible and operate on shorter time scales.

How to End a Lease

Confusion is not uncommon for both tenants and property owners when it comes to issues associated with ending a lease. Leasing contracts cover rental periods between a specific starting and ending point, and typically require tenants to provide either verbal or written notice if they intend to vacate upon the conclusion of a lease.

Trucking Industry 2022 Forecast – Opportunity Ahead

The trucking industry has faced a number of challenges in the past few years—the most notable of which is the COVID-19 pandemic. Aside from the pandemic itself, COVID-19 has accelerated or exacerbated many of the challenges already facing truckers.

Steps to Ending a Lease With Your Tenant

If you are a landlord, there are many reasons why you may want to end a lease with a renter as the end of the term approaches.

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