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Contractor Tax Deductions, Part 1

At Equinox Business Solutions, we’re proud to provide tax preparation for independent contractors of all types, including truck drivers and many others. An independent contractor is any person who provides goods or services under a verbal agreement or specific contract, and taxes are very different for people under this designation. One major area where this

Car Sharing Driver Tax Areas, Part 2

In part one of our two-part blog series, we discussed several important deductions that Lyft, Uber and other ride-sharing drivers can use when undergoing tax preparation for independent contractors. Many people who draw income from these sources aren’t even aware they’re independent contractors in the first place, but there might be several benefits available to

2017 Outlook: The Freight Recession is Over

The freight recession is over. That 18-month malaise was triggered by the worldwide collapse of oil prices at the end of 2014. Energy exploration and fracking petered out, and the accompanying freight dried up. Fuel prices dropped, and carrier revenues fell due to the declining fuel surcharges. To add insult to injury, line haul rates

Colton Graduates ATA School

EQUINOX Business Solutions CEO, Colton Lawrence, is Recognized as Industry Leader by American Trucking Associations Salt Lake City, UT – November 14,2017 – Colton Lawrence, CEO of EQUINOX Business Solutions, recently graduated in the fourth class of the American Trucking Associations (ATA) LEAD Program, an exclusive program designed to identify and cultivate emerging industry leaders.

Factors That Define Independent Contractors

At Equinox Business Solutions, we’re here to provide complete, high-quality service to all independent contractors. Whether you’re a truck driver or some other kind of independent contractor, we can provide bookkeeping, tax preparation and accounting services. Are you unsure whether your occupation is defined as an independent contractor or a standard employee? You’re not alone

Common Independent Contractor Tax Mistakes to Avoid

For many independent contractors, tax preparation is the toughest part of the job. Without proper bookkeeping services, many independent contractors will make mistakes that cause them to pay more in taxes than they should – or perhaps even worse, to short the IRS and get into trouble after an audit. At Equinox Business Solutions, we

The Benefits of Outsourcing Accounting Services

For many truckers and independent contractors, accounting can be a difficult task. There isn’t always time in industries like these where you have to work long and tough hours to stay in the black, and that’s what pros like EQUINOX Business Services are here for.We offer tax services and bookkeeping for independent contractors among our