Posts Tagged ‘Taxes’

Six Year Highway Bill Fails to Reform Waste

Posted on: May 16th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

When the Senate Committee on Environmental and Public Works (EPW) recently released its proposal for a six year reauthorization of the current highway and surface [...]


Highway Funding Faces a Fight

Posted on: May 9th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Even though the need for additional funding is clear, there is little to no consensus among lawmakers regarding how they’ll meet the funding needs in [...]


Highway Funding Looks Iffy

Posted on: March 7th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Lawmakers reject funding options Fearing an election-year backlash over raising taxes of any kind, federal lawmakers are taking various options for highway funding off the [...]


Top Tax Tips from Team Run Smart

Posted on: February 28th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

How to Lower Your Tax Bill It’s a foregone conclusion that owner operators should track every dime they spend, but documenting expenses can be almost [...]


VMT tax back on the table

Posted on: December 13th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Last week’s highway funding proposal by Representative Earl Blumenauer of Oregon gained considerable attention for addressing a long needed increase in fuel taxes. However, the [...]


New Tax Proposed for Highway Funding

Posted on: December 6th, 2013 by Tom Kelley 1 Comment

Right Topic, Wrong Idea Earlier this week, Oregon’s Representative Earl Blumenauer reintroduced legislation regarding funding for federal highway programs. The bill requires the government to [...]


FET not the way to balanced budget

Posted on: September 20th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

As Congress prepares to wade back into the battle of the budget, a faint glimmer of sanity has emerged in the form of a House [...]