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.
A consumer report contains information about an applicant’s background information including credit, criminal, driving and past employment history.
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.
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.
As underlying causes show no signs of stopping, professional drivers and equipment will be in short supply again in 2022.
Use this sample letter to dispute incorrect or inaccurate information that a business supplied to credit bureaus.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.