According to the Diesel Technology Forum, Connecticut’s trucking industry is worth over $700 million. The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released information that the state’s trucking industry drives the economy by providing employment with nearly 60,270 jobs. Connecticut's has over 6,880 trucking companies where most of them are small, locally owned businesses serving a wide range of supporting businesses(both large and small). Also, the ATRI reports that each trucker earns an average annual trucking industry salary of $47,712 in Connecticut. Nearly 86% of Connecticut communities depend on Trucks to move their goods interstate. Also, it was reported that the state transports nearly 276,429 tons per day.
Heavy vehicle use tax (HVUT) is paid annually by motor carrier vehicles operating on public highways. This annual tax is collected for highway maintenance and construction and evaluated based on the gross weight (exceeding or equal to 55,000 lbs.) and miles traveled in member jurisdiction (more than 5,000 miles/yr).Read More
The fuel tax agreement is initiated by and among lower 48 states and Canadian provinces to simplify the fuel reporting procedure. The tax agreement allows truckers to pay their fuel taxes efficiently by calculating miles traveled in each member jurisdiction.Read More
It’s difficult to remember all Connecticut’s truck tax due dates and renewals when your focus is on your business growth and its development. At times, you may even fail to file taxes and owe penalties. Thus to make you aware and to remind about your tax dues dates and renewals, RigMinders was developed. The app is preloaded with trucking industry filing deadlines and can remind you at the right time. You can customize as you prefer to get reminded about your due dates i.e. Daily or a day before the deadline.
RigMinders will remind the important deadlines for E-file Form 2290, HVUT, IFTA, permit renewals, and even more trucking due dates. The app also gives you information about when, where to file and which truck to file for instantly.