October 2018

BUSINESS
New Per Diem
Owner-operators are now allowed to claim a meal per diem of $66 per day they’re away from home, according to a new per diem structure announced this week by the IRS. The change, a $3 increase, took effect Oct. 1.
 
Learn more at: http://ow.ly/emiT30m7TPW
How will this impact your taxes? http://ow.ly/xqM530maxIK
 
State of the Industry
Partner ATBS looked at and reported on the current state of the trucking industry and made predictions for how long we can expect the current market conditions to last.
 
Check out the replay of their conference call here: http://ow.ly/TMr430maxOe 
 
LONG HAUL HEALTH
Upper Back Pain Relief
Hunched over a steering wheel can really take its toll on your upper back. Let’s talk about ways to avoid and eliminate Upper Back Pain.
 
Find Relief Here: http://ow.ly/jD3Z30lYqD1 
 
CONGRATULATIONS SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS
2018 Winners Receive $1500
Now in its second year, the scholarship program is designed for the members and dependents of TSA members. Each of this year’s eight 2018 scholarship recipients will receive $1,500 to spend towards their educational pursuits. Watch for 2019 scholarship application information in April 2019.
 
Congratulations to our 2018 Winners:
Justyn Robertson
Dependent of member William Robertson, Jr.
 
Adrian Jy’Terius Dunbar
Dependent of member Nathaniel Dunbar
 
Victoria Graviss
Dependent of Christopher Graviss
 
Alaizia Hayes
Dependent of member Gregory Hayes
 
Edward Loera
Dependent of member Jose Loera
 
Kasey Norman
Dependent of member Corey Norman
 
Lindsay Norman
Dependent of member Corey Norman
 
Mykenzy Norman
Dependent of member Corey Norman
 
 
BENEFIT UPDATE
UPS
TSA members can save up to 18% off UPS Express air and international shipments and 9% off UPS ground shipments. Visit UPS Association Discounts to sign up with (please contact TSA for code) or add the code to your current account to immediately begin earning the TSA discount.
 
 
FUELED UP
Everyone Can Use A Little Energy
Looking for a little energy & a little taste of fall while you are on the road this week? The pumpkin spice energy bites are a great snack baggie idea to prep in advance and take with you. No cooking required! 
 
Find the recipe here: http://ow.ly/7nfQ30maygG 
 
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CALL 877.968.8785 To Reach Your TSA Service Team

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