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1099 Reporting for the Transportation Industry

Every January here at Schneider Downs, we receive many questions from our clients related to the requirement to send or receive the Form 1099-MISC. In

Columbus, The Smart City for Transportation

In June 2016, the City of Columbus beat out 77 other cities in the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Smart City Challenge. As a result, the city

Beer Run - The First Commercial Delivery by a Self-Driving Truck

On October 20, 2016, a self-driving tractor-trailer traveled 120 miles down a Colorado highway and made a delivery of 51,744 cans of Budweiser beer. This

2017 Infrastructure Plan - What Can the Construction Industry Expect?

Following the 2016 election results, many construction industry company executives were trying to remember President Trump’s campaign promises related

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Harsher Penalties for Toll Skippers on PA Turnpike Takes Effect This Summer

75 PA. C.S. § 1380 ("Section 1380") will be taking effect this summer and will allow the PA Transportation Department to suspend the vehicle

Welcome to 2017 from Pennsylvania - Driving Just Got More Expensive

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania raised the wholesale motor fuels tax on gasoline by 8 cents on January 1, 2017. They have also increased the tax on diesel

The Holidays: The Gift that Keeps on Giving for Retail and Transportation Companies

When the holiday season rolls around so does the money that is spent buying gifts for friends, families, and even co-workers. Since 2009, holiday season

IRS Announces 2017 Standard Mileage Rates

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced the optional 2017 standard mileage rates (Notice 2016-169) used to calculate the deductible costs of operating

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What Could be the Answer to the Current Trucking Industry Driver Shortage? Women.

Over the past years, we have continued to hear about driver shortages and declines in trucking industry employment. The driver shortage is a growing concern.

How Can Transportation Firms React to the Soaring Insurance Rates?

By: Jim Gilboy and Mike Vizzini The transportation industry is looking for new ways to control costs in the wake of dramatic increases in their excess

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