Category Archives: American Trucking

Truckdues.com wishes Everyone a Happy Father’s Day in Advance!

Hello there everyone, hope you are all just fine. We got Father’s day right around the corner. It’s a day to pay our tribute to our life’s’ first super hero! Continue reading

JOIN THE PRE E-FILING RACE SOON BEFORE IT ENDS!

Dear Truckers, Pre E-Filing HVUT Form 2290 for the Period beginning July 1st, 2018 through June 30th, 2019 is going on right now since June 1st, 2018. Many E-Filers have made use of this opportunity to reserve their slot to gain priority from the Internal Revenue Service as long as the return acceptance is concerned. Continue reading

PRE E-FILING FORM 2290 FOR 2018-2019 WILL BEGIN FROM JUNE 1, 2018!

Hello there Truckers, We are glad to inform our dear trucking family that Pre E-Filing Form 2290 for the Period beginning July 1st, 2018 through June 30th, 2019 will be available on www.truckdues.com Continue reading

Tips to Avoid Transaction Failure Message while Processing CC Payments

Hello there Truckers, we hope this article reaches you with high spirits. Over this article we are going to discuss about one of the common difficulties that might occur generally when you’re trying to make an on line payment off your Credit/Debit Cards, It’s known as “Transaction Failure” meaning that there was a problem in processing your tax return. Continue reading

Types of Refund Claims available with Form 8849 Schedule 6

Hey there truckers, we hope this article reaches you in high spirits. We’re sure that you know almost everything about a HVUT Form 2290. Although, we also feel that you must know about the Form 8849 Schedule 6 (Claim for Refund of Excise Taxes) to claim refunds on a vehicle that was earlier reported on a Form 2290. Continue reading

There is no option in Form 2290 to extend the Deadline like Form 1040 does!

Hey there truckers, we hope this article reaches you in high spirits. We all know that you stay ever busy on the road serving the nation’s needs on time. However, it is always been our duty to save many hardworking truckers across the nation to face any litigation with the Internal Revenue Service at least with their Heavy Vehicle Used Tax Form 2290. Continue reading

Your Pro-rated HVUT Form 2290 is due in 4 days. E-File soon!

Federal law states that HVUT Form 2290 is due on a vehicle by the last day of the month following the month of its first use. On that basis the Form 2290 is due now by March 31st, 2018 for vehicles first used since February 2018.   Continue reading

Need to Report an Increase in the gross weight for your truck? Here’s how!

Hello there truckers, we hope you are reading this article at high spirits. Well, over this article we are going to discuss on a common question that arises for a Trucker, That how do I report a change on the vehicle gross weight. Perhaps we claim that is even simpler than you can ever imagine. Continue reading

Things you need to know beforehand about Form 2290!

What is a Form 2290?

Form 2290 is the form that is been used to File & Pay the Heavy Highway vehicle Used tax also abbreviated to be HVUT which is a federal tax that is due annually and payments are made to the U.S. Department of Treasury. However, on this matter the Internal Revenue Service represents the show as they are solely responsible for the entire governance of this tax.

Who Must File?

Well when we call it a Heavy Highway Vehicle Used tax, it clearly states these taxes are only concerned with Heavy vehicle which must comprise a minimum total gross weight of 55000 lbs i.e., (The weight of the tractor+ weight of the Loaded Trailer) and the same has been used over the public highway for multiple purposes such as Commercial Hauling, Agricultural, logging & so on. However, the IRS has drafted guidelines to differentiate the tax dues amongst the nature of duty that each heavy vehicle performs.

When is the Form 2290 Due?

Federal law states that Form 2290 must be filed on a vehicle by the last day of the month following the month of its first use. Else, these taxes are generally due by June and its payable until the end of August of every year.

How much is the Tax amount by the way?

The Tax due varies upon the gross weight of a desired Vehicles and the distance traveled within a respective HVUT tax period.  Below 55,000 pounds do not have HVUT because they do not qualify as a heavy vehicle. Vehicles between 55,000 and 75,000 pounds owe $100, plus $22 per 1,000 pounds over 55,000 pounds. Finally, for vehicles that are over 75,000 pounds the maximum HVUT is $550 per year.
Who is Exempt from HVUT?      

Although it is rare, some Vehicles that fit the above description may be exempt from the HVUT and Filing requirements of HVUT Form 2290. To officially be exempt from filing Form 2290, the vehicle must be owned and operated by the following:

  • The Federal Government
  • The District of Columbia
  • State or local government
  • American National Red Cross
  • Non-Profit Volunteer Fire Department, Ambulance Association, or Rescue Squad
  • Qualified Blood Collector Vehicles
  • Mobile Machinery that meets specifications for a chassis
  • Indian Tribe Government (Only if the Vehicle is Used for essential Tribe or Government Function)
  • Mass Transportation Authority (Only if granted certain powers normally exercised by the state)

 

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Truckdues.com wishes everyone a Happy President’s Day 2018.

“Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company”

There are many fascinating events and people that make up American history. Some events have changed the very ways that American values have formed and many people have risen to the challenges of their time to make a better country for every American citizen. George Washington was one of those people. He is widely known as one of the founding fathers of America.  Continue reading