The Costly Consequences of Log Violations for CDL Drivers and Their Employment
In this blog post, we will explore the costly consequences of log violations for CDL drivers and their employment.
Rental Property Insurance in 2023
As a landlord, it’s vital that you have adequate insurance. Obviously, you want to protect your property from any sort of natural disaster, fire, or other tragedy. However, you also need to have insurance in place that will protect you as a business owner.
2023 Tax Updates Landlords Should Know
Tenant screening is only one of the most important aspects of being a successful landlord. It is also crucial that you understand how to take advantage of tax breaks offered by the federal government. Obviously, you want to keep as much money in your pocket as possible, but failure to fully comply with IRS regulations can lead to heavy fines.
Starpoint Screening Named Female-Owned Business of The Year at EntreCon 2022
Starpoint Screening was awarded Female-Owned Business of the Year, an award that recognizes a women-owned small business that has attained outstanding business achievement while showing social responsibility, creativity, and leadership; all to improve and grow the community.
How to Screen Candidates for Remote Jobs
In a world where more and more companies are choosing to allow employees to work from home, it’s still important that you have quality pre-employment screening processes in place.
What landlords are doing about the rise in insurance costs
While insurance companies likely won’t screen tenants when issuing you an insurance policy, the presence of quality tenants in place helps protect you from a litany of other financial problems.
2022 Fair Housing Laws
While you want to make sure that you’re renting your investment properties to dependable, quality tenants, it’s crucial that you only ask tenant screening questions that are allowed under the Fair Housing Act.
Starpoint Announces Integration with Tenstreet Inc. for MVRs and Background Checks
Starpoint Screening, an industry leader in providing risk management and compliance solutions to the trucking and transportation industry, announced an integration with Tenstreet Inc.’s driver management services.
Miya's Law and Required Background Checks in Florida
Having taken effect on July 1, 2022, Senate Bill 898, also referred to as “Miya’s Law” was signed into law by Florida Governor, Ron DeSantis. While there have long been laws in place that dictate tenant screening, Senate Bill 898 focuses on the screening of perspective employees of apartment buildings.
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.