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Trucking Carriers: Start Planning for the New Lease Accounting Standard

Posted 1:12 PM by
In February 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update No. 2016-02, Leases (Topic 842) (the Update). The Update represents the first comprehensive overhaul in lease accounting in approximately 40 years.
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Flinchum, Hooper, and Lyon to Speak at 2017 ATA National Accounting and Finance Council Conference

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Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Mark Flinchum, Randy Hooper, and Ben Lyon will present at the 2017 American Trucking Associations' (ATA) National Accounting and Finance Council Annual Conference.
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Abel to Speak at 2017 Surface Transportation Summit

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Brian Abel, a freight network engineer with KSM Transport Advisors, part of the Katz, Sapper & Miller Network, will speak at the 2017 Surface Transportation Summit Oct. 11 in Ontario, Canada.
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Client Success Story: Hartt Transportation

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The significant growth Hartt Transportation Systems, Inc. (Hartt Transportation), a 65-year old dry van carrier operating in the U.S. and Canada, was experiencing led them to search for a new accounting, tax, and consulting firm with a deep knowledge of the transportation industry.
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Make Everyone in Your Trucking Company Responsible for Profit

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Profit is a state of mind. In fact, it is the overall fuel that powers your trucking company. The idea that the profitability of your trucking company depends solely on the owner or CEO is a traditional mindset that has become antiquated, especially in this difficult economic environment.
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Prepare for Change: ELDs, Autonomous Trucks and the Future of Trucking

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The electronic logging device mandate could be a “shock and awe” event that reduces capacity and increases freight rates, and it will create a “data explosion” that could reduce driver detention time.
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Freight Network Engineering Drives Carrier Profitability

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Trucking is a business of pennies. Even the most successful carriers operate on razor-sharp margins, with the majority of carriers being “on the bubble” with an operating ratio that can easily shift from slightly positive to negative.
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Roush to Speak at 2017 in.sight User Conference

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David Roush, president of KSM Transport Advisors, will speak at the 2017 in.sight User Conference.
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Trucking Towards State Tax Compliance: Should Your Company Participate in a VDA?

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Many companies struggle to determine if they have sufficient activity in a state, or nexus, to force them to file state tax returns. This can be especially difficult for transportation companies and is based largely on the question of whether driving more than a de minimis amount of miles through a state creates a tax filing obligation.
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KSM to Host Nashville Trucking Owners Business Roundtable

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Katz, Sapper & Miller's Transportation Services Group along with King & Ballow Law Offices and KSM Transport Advisors will host the Trucking Owners Business Roundtable on June 22 in Nashville, TN.
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