I am often asked to explain what issues women in the trucking industry have that are different from men. The answer is, “none.” Every one of the concerns that our members have affects both men and women.
So, why do women need their own association? They don’t! Despite the name, “Women In Trucking,” our membership is not limited to women. In fact, currently, seventeen percent of our members are men. If you think about it, you don’t need to be a dog to support the humane society, do you? The Arbor Day Foundation doesn’t require that you’re a tree to fund their efforts. Continue reading →
New research trust fund fees are due this July 31 from health insurers and the plan sponsors of self-insured plans. The fee is paid annually using IRS Tax Form 720, Quarterly Federal Excise Tax Return. The payment, paid through the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS), should be applied to the second quarter (in EFTPS, select Q2 for the Quarter under Tax Period on the “Business Tax Payment” page). This PCORI Fee can be prepared and reported online at http://www.TaxExcise.com, let us see what is this tax/fee allabout and few additional information on it.
Q1. What is the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund fee?
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund fee is a fee on issuers of specified health insurance policies and plan sponsors of applicable self-insured health plans that helps to fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The institute will assist, through research, patients, clinicians, purchasers and policy-makers, in making informed health decisions by advancing the quality and relevance of evidence-based medicine. The institute will compile and distribute comparative clinical effectiveness research findings. Continue reading →
The mission of Women In Trucking Association is to increase the percentage of women employed in the trucking industry. While we represent all careers in transportation, much of our work focuses on the professional driver’s challenges. Specifically, we look at obstacles that might keep women from considering a career in transportation.
Many carrier’s representatives have bluntly stated that they don’t “care about the gender of their drivers.” They remark that they hire men and women and treat them equally. If that is true, then why are there twenty men to every woman behind the wheel? Continue reading →
The nation celebrates the Fourth of July with a bang this Monday, being a long week end we would love to have some time with the family and kids, for sure a time for great fun with family get together’s. The National Mall will have the long dynamic fireworks show a visual treat to watch, parades and patriotic speeches and the barbecues across fuel the celebrations.
July 4th Celebrations at Tax2290.com
The July 4th has been celebrated as the birth of American Independence, we also join you on the celebrations with a bang, and yes we offer a flat 10% off on your 2290 e-filing at http://www.Tax2290.com to file your 2290 Heavy Truck Tax return online, apply code “FREEDOM16“. The IRS would open up for the new tax year 2016-17 this July 1st and you treat yourself a big independence week by availing this discount. Continue reading →