posted by TSA on Monday, October 15, 2018

TruckTalk October 2018
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.
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How will this impact your taxes?
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: 
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: 
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
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.
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: 
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