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Tax Deductions for Truckers

We prepare our tax returns so that you can get the most deductions possible and limit your risk of audit by the IRS.  Therefore it is important to properly categorize your expenses instead of lumping them together.  We have prepared the following list of deduction categories to help you.  If you have deductions that are not listed here please let us know.

Advertising

Business use of your personal auto

Commissions

Truck insurances

Health insurance

Interest on equipment

Legal and professional services

Tax preparation fees

Rental of tractor or trailer

Repairs and maintenance

Truck wash

Truck supplies

2290 Tax

IFTA tax

State road taxes

Permits

IRP plates

DOT authority

Drug testing

Other government costs

Lodging

Towing

Lumper fees

Scales

Tolls

Small tools

Steel toe boots

Safety clothing

Uniforms

Fuel for tractor

Fuel for APU (in gallons)

Fuel for reefer (in gallons)

Number of nights away from home

Cell phone (percentage used for business)

On board computer

Internet for truck

Home office expenses (call for details)

Advance fees

Postage

Fax fees

Miscellaneous

Contact us today to see how these deductions can provide the greatest rate of return!

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