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Truck News presents "Tax Talk" the video series

Articles | TFS in the News | Press | TAX TALK has produced a six-part video series called Tax Talk, featuring tax and finance advice for owner/operators and small fleets from Scott Taylor, vice-president of Transport Financial Service and a 25-year trucking tax advisor. The series, available for free in the Learning Centre window on and also at, is sponsored by Michelin and based on Taylor's popular Tax Talk column in Truck News and Truck West magazines.

The videos each run about seven to nine minutes in length and cover topics crucial to the financial success of owner/operators and managers of small fleets.

Tax Talk
Episode 1, posted Feb 21, 2012
INCORPORATION: The pros and cons of incorporating your business, particularly in light of changing government rules that have affected the business case.
Independent Thinking
Episode 2, posted Feb 28, 2012
Employee or independent operator? What you need to know about employment status to avoid running afoul of Canada Revenue Agency.
Best Practices
Episode 3, posted Mar 6, 2012
Learn how to change your day-to-day operations to minimize tax hits and maximize profits.
Keeping it Straight
Episode 4, posted Mar 15, 2012
Separating personal and business-related expenses, including a secondary vehicle.
Buying or Leasing a Truck
Episode 5, posted Mar 22, 2012
Understanding the tax implications of financing or leasing a new or used truck.
Planning Your Financial Future
Episode 6, posted Mar 29, 2012
How to plan ahead, saving money for unexpected downtime and for your financial future.