5 Tricky Fleet Tax Questions You Should Be Asking

5 Tricky Fleet Tax Questions You Should Be Asking

“It depends” is a pretty standard response in the fleet tax world. Rules for fuel taxes, permits, registration fees, and other obligations vary depending on where you operate, the gross vehicle weight rating of your equipment, and the type of freight you haul. Here are 5 questions that you might not know that you don’t know.

When to Permit, When to Prorate

When to Permit, When to Prorate

When the work is there, you can make a fortune hauling oilfield equipment between Alberta and British Columbia. You can also lose it if you miscalculate the real cost of using single trip permits. I recently met with an Alberta oilfield services company that had taken...
A Genius Idea for IFTA/IRP Managers

A Genius Idea for IFTA/IRP Managers

The other day I saw a quote by Albert Einstein who apparently proclaimed, “The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax.” I guess Albert never had to file a fuel tax return or license a truck. There is no 30-second elevator pitch to explain the...
Do You Speak Fleet Taxes?

Do You Speak Fleet Taxes?

Have you ever tried to learn a foreign language? Of all the words in the dictionary, there are a few stock phrases you absolutely have to know. “Where’s the bathroom?” “Please take me to the airport.” The fleet tax and licensing world has a language of its own, too....