“According to the IRS, the wealthiest 400 Americans, who earned an average of roughly $270 million in 2008, paid an average tax rate of just 18.2 percent that year. That’s about the same rate paid by a single truck driver in Rhode Island” – Sheldon Whitehouse. Anyone in the Trucking Industry will sure accept to this. Along with the huge responsibility on the condition of the goods they carry on their heavy rigs because the loads that they transit are not their property but they take complete ownership of the timely delivery they also have to remember and take care of the taxes they owe.
Not only the goods they transit become their responsibility, but they have to take care of many things other than that as well. First comes the Vehicle itself, they have to maintain their vehicles and it should be in proper shape to hit the high ways. Trucker’s health, they have to be fit and fine to handle the load and the vehicle. Family Of course, which is the reason they work so hard and stay mostly on the road. Continue reading