This year 2020 turned to be unprecedented year for the trucking industry with COVID-19 pandemic spreading across the world, pulling all the strings back and worse then they where. Freight networks faced major disruptions as businesses temporarily closed and people stayed home to help contain the spread of the virus, bringing much of the economy to a standstill. Truckers and trucking kept rolling and transporting the essentials to combat COVID19. This time of the year the Federal Vehicle Use Tax also falls due for renewal and IRS is already gearing up for it. We’re an IRS authorized provider and got the alert to set up 2290 filing for the new tax year 2020 – 2021.
The IRS Tax Form 2290 is to report the federal heavy highway vehicle use taxes, that can be prepared online using Tax2290.com by yourself in 3 simple steps. The most experienced and top rated IRS Authorized E-file service provider (since 2007), is all set and now accepting 2290 returns from our users who has asked for it. You asked and we made it…
Federal Truck Tax Form 2290 Filing Period
The renewal period for HVUT Form 2290 is typically from July 1 to August 31 each year. Normally this 2290 tax is reported between July 1 to August 31, filing after that would get penalties and late filing charges.
Form 2290 must be filed for the month the taxable vehicle is first used on public highways during the tax period. The current period begins July 1, and ends June 30, as stated above. Form 2290 must be filed by the last day of the month following the month of first use. Note. If any due date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, file by the next business day. If you first use multiple vehicles in more than one month, then a separate Form 2290 must be filed for each month by adding the VIN# of each reporting vehicle. The filing rules apply whether you are paying the tax or reporting suspension of the tax.
Federal Truck Tax Form 2290 Online Filing
Truckers, owner operators and heavy haulers need to report vehicle use tax Form 2290 on vehicles put to use on public highways. IRS Form 2290 is used to report and pay Heavy Vehicle Use Tax, or HVUT. You must file Form 2290 with Schedule 1 annually if a taxable highway motor vehicle, in this case any heavy vehicle weighing 55,000 lbs or more, is registered in your name in the U.S., Canada, or Mexico.
Now you can electronically file, or e-file, your heavy vehicle use tax Form 2290 for vehicles over 55,000 pounds. If you have more than 25 vehicles at this weight, e-filing is required by the IRS. If your vehicle is operated well within the mileage use limit of 5,000 miles (7,500 miles for agriculture vehicles), you can electronically prepare and report tax suspension on these vehicles. Tax 2290 amendments on increase in taxable gross weight, low mileage vehicle exceeds mileage use limit can also be filed electronically. When you have claims on sold/traded or transferred vehicles, destroyed or stolen vehicles you can claim a refund online using IRS Tax Form 8849, Schedule-6 returns.
Federal Vehicle Use Tax Form 2290 e-file Mandate
Electronic filing or E-File is required for reporting IRS Form 2290 and paying taxes on 25 vehicles or more in a tax return. However, all taxpayers are encouraged to file electronically as it allows for quicker processing of your 2290 tax return. When e-filed a stamped Schedule 1 proof can be available within minutes after filing and acceptance by the IRS.
Every trucker or owner operator is insisted to avail the benefits of electronic filing as it is the fasted way of getting your return processed by the IRS, the stamped schedule-1 proof is made available immediately to your inbox.
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Getting Start with 2290 E-file for 2020 – 2021
To complete Form 2290, have the following information ready before you start preparing the tax return;
- Your employer identification number (EIN). You must have a business name or a personal name with an EIN or FEIN to file Form 2290 online. You can’t use your social security number. Enter the correct EIN that was assigned to your Business at the time of registration by the IRS. If you don’t have an EIN, apply for one online at IRS.gov website.
- The vehicle identification number (VIN) of each vehicle. The VIN of your vehicle can be obtained from the registration, title, or actual vehicle. Generally, the VIN is 17 characters made up of numbers and letters. Be sure to use the VIN for the vehicle and not from the trailer.
- The taxable gross weight of each vehicle to determine its category between A – V and W category for Suspended vehicles.
When you have the details, start with your 2290 online at Tax2290.com, complete it in less than 10 to 20 minutes. Pay the nominal e-file service fee and transmit it to the IRS for processing. Your IRS stamped schedule-1 proof will be shared with you instantly once IRS accepts your return, the same will also be emailed to your inbox (to your registered email address that you have entered).
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