At a White House Rose Garden ceremony this morning, President Obama signed a policy calling on two federal agencies to develop national standards for fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions for medium and heavy trucks.… Read More »Obama Signs Policy Calling for Truck Fuel Economy Standards
The new health care law includes sweeping changes for both employers and individuals. Following is a brief summary of several key tax-related provisions. Coverage for individuals: After 2013, any individual not eligible for Medicare or… Read More »Tax aspects of health care law
U.S Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced March 31 a federal rule that proposes to specifically prohibit texting by interstate commercial truck and bus drivers. The proposed rule would make permanent an interim ban announced in… Read More »ATA Supports Proposed Commercial Driver Texting Ban Regulation
Sunday’s night’s health care bill will go down as one of those once-in-a-generation accomplishments. I’m not here to debate the merits of the bill – historians will still be doing that decades from now. But… Read More »Washington Reforms Health Care And Taxes
President Obama signed into law the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act (HIRE), an economic stimulus plan that contains $15 billion dollars in new incentives for businesses, which hire unemployed workers in 2010. Two key… Read More »Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act (HIRE)
There are now 13 acceptable documents the IRS will accept as proof of identity. An original, or a certified or notarized copy, of an UNEXPIRED passport is the only document that is accepted for both… Read More »What documents are acceptable as proof of identity and foreign status?