On May 27, Governor Kitzhaber of Oregon signed into law S.B. 259, which makes provisions in contracts for motor carrier transportation that require the carrier to assume liability for the shipper's negligence void and unenforceable in Oregon.
On May 26, Iowa enacted new biodiesel blending and production tax credits. Beginning in 2012, fuel retailers can claim a 2 cent per gallon tax credit for biodiesel blended at a 2% rate (B2) and a 4.5 cents per gallon credit for a 5% biodiesel blend (B5).
Speakers at Committee Meeting Outline Federal & State Tax Issues
On May 17, Governor LePage of Maine signed into law L.D. 727, which makes provisions in contracts for motor carrier transportation that require the carrier to assume liability for the shipper's negligence void and unenforceable in Maine. The state becomes
Utah Enacts Motor Carrier Anti-Indemnification
On Feb. 17, the U.S. Senate passed a bill (S. 223) that includes repeal of the expanded Form 1099 reporting requirements contained in last year's federal health-care legislation.
This week, ATA sent a letter to the Maryland Comptroller of the Treasury, challenging a Maryland credential requirement imposed on motor carriers who haul beer, wine, and liquor. This challenge
Yesterday, June 30, the United States House of Representatives passed the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act by a vote of 237-192. The legislation, which emerged from a House-Senate conference late last week,
The new 2,400-page federal health care act has a tax provision that will affect nearly every business and greatly add to the tax compliance burden of many of them.
On April 26, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration published in the Federal Register the fees that participating states may charge for calendar 2010 under the Unified Carrier Registration Agreement.