IRS announces waiver of dyed fuel penalty in Florida due to Hurricane Dorian and also the 2290 HVUT returns falls Due Today

WASHINGTON – To minimize or prevent disruptions to the supply of fuel for diesel-powered highway vehicles because of Hurricane Dorian, the Internal Revenue Service announced today it will not impose a penalty when dyed diesel fuel is sold for use or used on the highway in the State of Florida.

This relief is effective immediately. Consistent with the Environmental Protection Agency waiver for Florida allowing the sale, distribution, and use of red dyed Non-Road Diesel Locomotive and Marine fuel in the State of Florida for use in highway diesel vehicles, this relief will remain in effect through Sept. 15, 2019.  

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As Hurricane Dorian gains strength, IRS encourages preparation for natural disasters

WASHINGTON — As Dorian threatens and with the peak of hurricane season just ahead, the Internal Revenue Service reminds everyone to develop an emergency preparedness plan. Taxpayers, whether individuals, organizations or businesses, should take time now to create or update their emergency plans.

Taxpayers can begin getting ready for a disaster with a preparedness plan that includes securing and duplicating essential documents, creating lists of property and knowing where to find information once a disaster has occurred.

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What if it was YOUR daughter?

Your 24 year old daughter calls you with the exciting news that she has completed her training and is ready to start her new career.   She worked hard to earn her diploma and is anticipating her first business trip.

Although she is eager to start her new job, she expresses her concern that her employer has asked her to share a room with a male co-worker.  You’re shocked that any business would expect men and women to share sleeping quarters, but she reassures you that the company has very strict policies on harassment and fraternization. 



Then, she tells you that her co-worker is actually her superior and he will be evaluating her performance and reporting back to the company.

You find the entire situation discomforting and you worry about your daughter’s safety.

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Truckers should e-file highway use tax return by Sept. 3

IRS recently shared a release (Issue Number: IR-2019-138) covering the due date for reporting and paying the Federal Vehicle Use Tax form 2290. Yes, September 3rd is the due date this year (Tax Year 2019-20). the usual deadline is August 31 and it falls on a weekend, so the deadline is pushed to the next business day. Here it is from the IRS release…

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued a reminder for owners of most heavy highway vehicles that the time to file Form 2290, Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return, began July 1, 2019.

The highway use tax applies to highway motor vehicles with a taxable gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more. This generally includes large trucks, truck tractors and buses. The tax is based on the weight of the vehicle and a variety of special rules apply. These special rules are explained in the instructions to Form 2290.

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Women In Trucking Association, A voice for gender diversity

Regan is a professional driver for YRCW.  When she started working for the carrier, she identified as a male but has since transitioned into a female.  She is one of the members of the gender diversity task force recently formed by the Women In Trucking Association (WIT) to understand the needs of the LGBTQ community better.

We realize there is a growing number of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer professional drivers and other transportation workers.  As the voice of gender diversity, we want to ensure we are inclusive and to create an awareness within the trucking industry.

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2 days for July 31 Deadline for 2nd Quarter Federal Excise Tax Returns

The clock is ticking fast, you’re just left with minimal time to have your 2nd Quarter Federal Excise Tax Returns reported across. If you owe taxes on top of the monthly deposits made and that has to be paid on or before July 31. Essentially, Form 720 needs to be completed by the last day of the first month that follows the end of the prior quarter (e.g. the second quarter ends on June 30, so the form is due by July 31). If the due date for filing Form 720 falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, you can file the return by the next business day. This month it falls on a week day so no buying time here.

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Who must file Form 720?

You must file Form 720 if you were liable for, or responsible for collecting, any of the federal excise taxes listed on Form 720, Parts I and II, for a prior quarter or for the current quarter and you haven’t filed a final return.

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July 31 Deadline for 2nd Quarter Federal Excise Tax Returns time to know the penalties and interest rates

The federal excise tax returns reported on IRS Tax Form 720 is now due for the 2nd Quarter of 2019, this July 31. You just have couple of days left to have this reported and paid, never wait further or you might end up paying more than the tax amount.

Enough talked about the Federal Excise Tax reporting, this is the time to know what it would be the penalties and interest rated for missing the filing and paying deadline. With taxexcise.com, you can sit back and relax; we’re protected with Thawte SSL certificate, a leading Global Certificate Authority and McAfee Secure, making sure to serve you with the best and the secured website to file your return online.

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Good tax planning includes good Record Keeping

Tax planning should happen all year long, not just when someone is filing their tax return.  An important part of tax planning is record keeping. Well-organized records make it easier for a taxpayer to prepare their tax return. It can also help provide answers if a taxpayer’s return is selected for examination or if the taxpayer receives an IRS notice.

This tip is one in a series about tax planning. These tips focus on steps taxpayers can take now to help them down the road.

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RESOURCES FOR WOMEN IN TRUCKING

Came across an interesting article in Big G Express Inc. through WIT eNews for July 2017. Check out here. We want this to be posted immediately in our blog to spread it across to our users and followers. ThinkTrade Inc. is an allied partner support Women In Trucking Association by offering 20% flat discount to WIT members to eFile 2290 Heavy Vehicle Use Tax returns using code “2290WIT2019“. Infact we’re a tax software development company owned and managed by a women, we feel proud to support and part of WIT. Here we go right into that article…

Resource for Women in Trucking

Being a woman in trucking definitely has its challenges. This career is hard enough, but it’s also important that you’re equipped with the knowledge and tools you need to do your job well, to stay safe, and to get the support you need for a long and successful career. Big G makes safety a priority across the board – not only behind the wheel, but also by encouraging the women on the Big G team (and throughout the industry) to have the resources and skills to protect themselves wherever they are.

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Android Tax2290 Mobile App to eFile HVUT from your Android Smart Devices

As one of the most reliable company supporting American Truckers to report the Federal Heavy Vehicle Use Tax returns online, we bring the latest mobile technology to you, having the greatest number of powerful features enabling you to prepare and report 2290 Taxes. No matter, how you decide to prepare your 2290 tax returns: whether it would be using your home/office computer or smartphone devices, we promise to ease your electronic tax filing experience.

Tax2290 is the best app to e-File your Federal Vehicle Use Tax Returns using IRS Tax Form 2290, “On The Move”

Every tax season you wish you could clone yourself as you realize that your time and resources are limited. With the growing popularity of self-prepared online tax reporting, more and more clients are choosing not to spend countless hours scheduling appointments with IRS or waiting at a tax preparer office to get their 2290 taxes prepared. Only eFile can get you the IRS Watermarked Schedule 1 Proof Receipt in minutes and that too only at Tax2290.com.

We’ve got you the smart solution compatible with all android devices that could connect with an internet, is ready to do your 2290 taxes in a jiffy. Our Tax2290 android mobile app that combines the convenience of online tax preparation with the expertise of professional support, which we call it door step tax reporting.

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