National Accounting & Finance Council


NAFC creates value for its members through education, research, professional interaction and technical assistance regarding finance, accounting, tax, and risk management issues impacting the trucking industry. The Council also conducts surveys and develops industry best practices where appropriate. Fleet members include chief financial officers, tax, accounting, and risk management professionals. Supplier members include industry providers of tax, finance, accounting, insurance and legal services. NAFC meetings offer CPE credits required by tax and accounting professionals.

Who We Support

The National Accounting & Finance Council supports the ATA Committees with research, analysis and policy development: Labor & Human Resources, Taxation, Technology & Engineering Policy, Regulatory Policy and Committees. NAFC’s Study Groups are: Taxation, Accounting Principles, Credit & Collection, Financial Relations, Risk Management and Information Technology. To find out more or to get involved email​


ATA Law Review and NAFC Webinar- Succession Planning: A Legal Overview, Sponsored by US Bank

July 23, 2019

In this webinar, learn why succession planning is vitally important to ensuring a smooth transition. Learn about the overarching legal…

NAFC Webinar- Changes in the Tax Code: How Section 199A will Impact the Trucking Industry

December 4, 2018

This webinar will discuss one of the most complicated provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, §199A, which is…

NAFC Webinar - Introduction to Financial Accounting Standards Board's New Revenue Recognition Rules (ASC 606)

September 27, 2018

This webinar will provide an introduction to the key concepts of ASC 606 and outline some of the most significant…

ATA Webinar - The Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Program - An Update

August 7, 2018

Registration in 2019 for the Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Program is scheduled to open on October 1, 2018. This webinar…

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News & Info

ATA’s National Accounting and Finance Council Returns with New Structure and Agenda

Arlington, Va. – After a multi-year dormancy, American Trucking Associations has revamped and restructured the National Accounting and Finance Council, which will debut a new dues-based membership structure beginning next week.  In advance of this re-launch, NAFC held its first annual conference since 2013 earlier this month in Raleigh, N.C., where it stood up six new study groups focused in the areas of taxation; IT; financial relations; accounting and collections; associates; and risk management.  It also absorbed what was previously the Information Technology & Logistics Council to reflect the rapid convergence happening between the fields of business management and technology.  

ATA Announces TMC’s Fleet Data Management and Cybersecurity Conference

Arlington, Va. – Today, American Trucking Associations announced its Technology & Maintenance Council is hosting TMC’s Fleet Data Management and Cybersecurity Conference, a new event to address best practices in fleet data management and cybersecurity. Attendees will learn how to extract more business value from the data that fleets collect to make cost reporting and operations more efficient. The Conference will have a special focus on leveraging the power of the Council’s Vehicle Maintenance Reporting Standards as well as new breakdown maintenance benchmarking services available through a joint project with FleetNet America.

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Reports & Documents

American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation’s freight. Trucking Moves America Forward