Showing posts from January, 2018

IRS Announces Tax Filing Season & Certain Refund Delays

MT Dept of Revenue Announcements for Income Tax Filing, Business Property & Livestock Reporting

Montana Department of Revenue has rolled out their new website and announced several cost saving measures that could impact the way you have traditionally completed your filings.

Government Announces Reduced UCR Fees for Interstate Carriers

(ATLANTA – January 5, 2018) – The federal government today announced reduced annual fees for commercial carriers required by law to participate in the Unified Carrier Registration Plan (UCR). The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), which has oversight of UCR, published the final rulemaking ( The new fees go into effect immediately.

The UCR Act, established in 2005, requires motor carriers involved in interstate commerce, and other businesses subject to The Act, to submit annual fees based on fleet size to supplement funding for state highway motor carrier registration and safety programs.

The fee reduction for 2018, totaling about 9%, was based on a recommendation from the UCR Board of Directors following several years of higher than expected collections. “We’re pleased with the outcome of FMCSA’s rulemaking on this matter,” said UCR Board Chair Avelino Gutierrez, director of trans…

MT Motor Fuel Tax Refund Changes Effective January 1, 2018