Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Need More Time To File Your Taxes? Get A Deadline Extension.

IRS Form 4868 tax deadline extension
The dreaded April, 15 tax deadline, will be here before you know it.

Don’t let it sneak up on you. In fact, go ahead and tell the IRS when you’re going to pay your taxes.

That’s right. By filing a Form 4868 tax extension, you can get an automatic personal tax deadline extension.

If you’ve misplaced any forms or information, or you’re just too busy to do your taxes, a tax extension Form 4868 can be invaluable.

Let’s cover the basics of Form 4868.

What is Form 4868 and how does it work?

The Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File U.S Individual Income Tax Return, better known as IRS Form 4868 extends the deadline of the income tax return as far as six-months (October 15, 2020).

Form 4868 is only for individual taxpayers, but businesses can file Form 7004, which has a similar effect.

You will not need to explain why you need a tax extension, but you will need to estimate your tax liability on the Form.

What information do you need to file Form 4868?

  • Full name, address, & social security number.
  • If you're filing jointly, you'll need the same information for your spouse.
  • Total tax liability & Payment for 2019.
  • Balance due if any.

How do you request a tax extension?

Paper File Form 4868

If you’re feeling like going old-school (and brave enough to risk making mistakes), find yourself a paper copy of Form 4868 (the easiest way is to print it) and fill out all the information. You will need to include a copy of last year’s tax return to verify the information you put down.

E-File Form 4868

Alternatively, you can do things the easy way and file Form 4868 from your computer through They’ll guide you through the e-filing process and help you be more accurate. The whole process only takes a couple of minutes.

ExpressExtension website for IRS Form 4868 tax deadline extension

Interested in getting a tax extension?

Once again, may we recommend It’s super easy, super convenient, super accurate, and super affordable. File your Form 4868 today!

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Friday, February 14, 2020

3 Simple Tips For Supporting The Trucker In Your Life On Valentines Day

Trucker calling on the CB radio on valentines day
Driving a truck over the road can be difficult on holidays like Valentine’s day.

It feels like everyone in the world is spending time alone with their partner.

It might already be Valentine’s day, but it’s not too late to make the trucker in your life feel special.

To make things a little bit easier on you and your trucker, here are three things you can do to support them this Valentine’s day.

1. Skype or Facetime

One of the easiest things you can do to help your trucker to know you care is to Facetime or Skype them.

Your trucker should be able to find Wi-Fi at their truck stop or connect to cellular service

A regular phone call is great too but being able to see another familiar face can make a big difference when you miss home.

2. Help them feel connected

Similarly, anything else you can do to make your trucker feel connected with the outside world is awesome!

Consider using an online service to order them a special meal. Or try sending them a romantic email since it can be difficult to get a real letter to them.

Female trucker happy on valentines day

3. Celebrate later

Another great way to console your trucker on Valentine’s day is to decide that you will celebrate it later.

Choose a day when you can be alone together and make it your own Valentine’s day.

If you pick your own day, there’s nothing stopping you from having a great Valentine’s day with your trucker!

4. Show them you care by helping with their taxes

Nobody likes taxes. Show your trucker you care by taking those taxes off their plate.

Here at Truck Services of North America, we do all the hard work for you! We file Form 2290, apply for EIN's, and deal with the IRS on your behalf!

Show your trucker you care by calling us today!

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Friday, January 31, 2020

How To Report IFTA In No Time

Trucker in field using ExpressIFTA for IFTA fuel tax reporting
The 4th quarter IFTA deadline is today!

We know IFTA reporting can be a serious hassle -- especially when you’re short on time.

The calculated and reporting process can be maddening when done alone. 

IFTA exemptions and rates change every year, constantly complicating the process.

But you don’t have to be a mathematician to accurately report and calculate your IFTA taxes. 

You just need ExpressIFTA.

Reporting ExpressIFTA

With ExpressIFTA, reporting IFTA taxes is super simple.

Just enter your miles and fuel purchases for each date or bulk upload from a spreadsheet or ELD. Then, ExpressIFTA will take that information and automatically calculate your tax due and give you a detailed report that you can use to file with your base jurisdiction.

Truckers at gas station using ExpressIFTA for IFTA fuel tax reporting

ExpressIFTA will even check for common errors in your IFTA reporting.

Use ExpressIFTA Today

ExpressIFTA is convenient, accurate, and affordable. Generate your report today!

Want more help?

Check out this helpful step-by-step guide to generating your report with ExpressIFTA!

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