Wednesday, April 08, 2020

A commercial vehicle is any self propelled or towed motor vehicle engaged in commerce.  The vehicle use is to transport property or passengers when the vehicle:

  • has a gross vehicle weight or gross combination vehicle weight of 10,001 pounds or more
  • is designed or used to transport 15 or more passengers, including the driver
  • is used to transport hazardous materials in a quantity requiring placarding

Your vehicles are operating in furtherance  of commerce if any apply to you:

  • Money earned is declared as income from a business for tax purposes
  • Costs for the underlying activities are deducted as a business expense for tax purposes
  • Products or money is accepted for advertising sponsor
  • The transport vehicle is being used in the futherance of  a commercial operation.