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Now clone your Previously e-filed Form 2290 tax returns and pre-file for TY 2020-21 in an instant!

Hello there dear Truckers! Hope you’re safe and sound amidst the pandemic. As you all know it’s just weeks before Form 2290 is up for renewal and it’s time to give some pointers and educate on the new and handy updates on our website to make your filings easier. Filing 2290’s has become easier as we always take a step closer to simplify out the process.

As you know you will be able to pre-file your tax returns for the tax year July 2020 – June 2021 with us we have brought a small update to the filing process, most of our customers call in to file the taxes for the same trucks and suggested if there was a cloning option to replicate the same filing as previously done. You’ve asked for it and we’ve done it.

Steps to clone a return:

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Crisis all over the world and yet it is you who are the unsung heroes!

Let the comic icons do the saving in the imaginary realm it’s you who are actual and real-time heroes. To all our dear truckers who are working day and night to deliver the supplies and still keep the nation on its foot. You guys are our only hope and as our nation depends on you. We extend a heart full of love and life full of gratitude to all those personnel who are working 24/7 amidst the pandemic coronavirus outbreak. It’s the hard times that bring us together let’s be safe and get through this together. 

More than 1,000 deaths in the United States have now been linked to the coronavirus, a figure that continues to rise as thousands of new cases are reported each day. As of Thursday afternoon, at least 75,178 people across every state, plus Washington, D.C., and three U.S. territories, have tested positive for the virus and it is still spreading. On the other hand, the number of affected people in China is getting lesser and lesser as days pass by and at one point last week the reported cases were zero. This is a sign of hope that people can recover from the infectious virus. As per the official statement by the government, they have successfully started to implement the vaccines in humans to study in bringing down this virus spread to a halt.

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Did you know the IRS Annual Shutdown will cease only after New Year?

Hey there truckers! Hope you had a wonderful Christmas and awaiting a prosperous New Year! Yes we know it’s the holiday season and you would wonder why we still keep posting about your form 2290’s well we do need to update you so that you can have a stress free holiday weekend, don’t we all want the same? And yes this is a post regarding your 2290’s but it’s to inform you about the IRS servers shutdown

Well the IRS usually shuts down their e-filing servers for a year end maintenance this starts by December the 26th post noon and commence services post New Year, any e-filings done during this time frame would be processed only post New Year. But you can still e-file your returns through us, your filings will be saved in our secure data base and will be sent for processing as soon as the IRS commences their services. Though the IRS haven’t confirmed the commencing day we expect it to be by January 2nd post noon.

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It’s just a couple of weeks before your Pro-rated HVUT Form 2290 expires!

Hello there truckers, the Pro-rated HVUT Form 2290 is now due by 12/31/2019 for vehicles first used since November 2019. This deadline is been drafted by the IRS federal law that indicates that Form 2290 must be filed by the last day of the month following the month of its first use.

You may even think if this deadline has anything to do about the regular Annual renewals which are basically due by June & payable until August. But, it does not. This deadline is only concerned about vehicles that are into service since November 2019.

The Heavy highway vehicle is basically paid on trucks with a minimum taxable gross weight of 55000 lbs and it’s paid for vehicles that are used over the public highways for commercial, agricultural & logging purposes. The desired mileage limit for exemption is drafted upon these vehicles based on the nature of its use.

For commercial based units & logging vehicles the desired mileage limit of exemption is said to be 5000 miles each and for Agricultural based vehicles, it is said to be 7500 miles. Only when to seem to exceed the respective mileage based on your vehicle’s desired purpose of use you need to make the tax payment to the IRS full in advance for the period it needs to be reported.

Failure to pay the tax dues on time results in incurrence of penalties & interests on top of the requisite tax due owed anywhere ranging from 2.5% to 4.5% of the total tax due amount to be paid granting no further extensions whatsoever. E-filing 2290 has been made easy with www.truckdues.com where quality service is been offered at a much affordable price as e-filing begins here as low as $7.99 our help-desk is just at a phone call away.

How to Claim Refund on Form 2290 Tax Dues Paid Upfront!

Paid the taxes in full for the previous tax year but you vehicle ran less than 5000 miles? You will be eligible to claim a full refund or transfer the credits to the current tax year (If you plan to operate more than 5000 miles)

A claim for refund can be for the following scenarios,

  • Over paid tax due by mistake.
  • Taxable vehicle Sold/ Transferred / Destroyed or Stolen.
  • The vehicle was used within the mileage use limit (5,000 miles or less; 7,500 or less for agricultural vehicles).

In this article we will see especially about Low mileage vehicle credits refund and transfer

Vehicles used within the taxable mileage: The taxable mileage limit for a heavy vehicle is 5,000 miles (7,500 for agricultural). As said before the taxes are paid for the whole year and if your vehicle has run under 5,000 miles (7,500 for agricultural vehicles) you are eligible for low mileage credits. This can be applied only when the entire tax period (July 1 – June 30) is completed. The Vehicle mileage credits is limited only to miles operated on the vehicle regardless to the number of owners.

To get a refund based on low mileage you need to start a new return and select form “8849 schedule-6”. This is a special form dedicated for refund purposes. Then over the next page you need to select Low mileage vehicle credits to declare your vehicle exempt from tax. Over the next page just select “add vehicles” to enter the VIN number, first used month and reason for refund, also you need to attach the copy of the schedule-1 copy for reference. That is all within just 3 steps you can claim a refund on the taxes paid.

To transfer the credits to the current year filing (Only if the truck is assumed to run over 5000 miles) start a new return and select “form 2290”, select the first used month and tax year and over the next page you have to select two boxes which says “taxable vehicle & Low mileage vehicle credits”. The next page is where you can see two rows , the first one would be for entering the truck details on which the taxes needs to be transferred and the second one is to declare the previous year filing under low mileage credits. Then the rest is the same just proceed further with payment. 

By following these steps you can either claim a refund or transfer the credits to the current tax year

Have you not received your Tax Refund back from the IRS yet?

Hello there truckers, we receive calls from HVUT payers quite frequently wanting to know what is the status of their refund claim. But as must know that the IRS remains to be the sole decision maker in approving/disapproving any claims filed electronically.

Generally the IRS takes up to 21 business days before mailing the refund check to your mailing address. But at times tax payers have reported us about non receipt of the check from the government whereas such queries must be dealt directly with the Internal Revenue Service as they are the deciding authority to go ahead and perform investigation to identify the root cause behind the delay.

Generally there are multiple reasons behind the delay of refund issuance and most common reasons are delay in shipping, approval/disapproval from the IRS end despite successful acceptance of your claim return electronically which will be notified by the IRS only after a couple of weeks which further prolong the tentative timeframe, besides weekends & Federal Holidays contribute their share to the delay as well.

Hence, if there was any delay in receiving the refund check back from the IRS you may feel free to contact the IRS refund claim inquiry helpdesk @ (866) 699-4096 to know the exact reason behind the delay and to know what are the additional documents which you need to produce to re-initiate your claim.

Also, for your HVUT Form 2290 filing queries, Reach us back for any further assistance over the following mediums:

Phone: (347) 515-2290 [Monday through Friday, 9 A.M to 5 P.M, Central Standard Time]

E-mail: support@truckdues.com

Live chat with our tax representatives.

Your Pro-Rated Form 2290 deadline awaits in a Fortnight!

Hello there truckers, this article is to remind you all that your Pro-rated HVUT Form 2290 is due by April 30, 2018 for the period beginning March 2018 through June 2018. As you are pretty aware of the fact Form 2290 is generally due by June and its payable until the end of August. Else, 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. 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

Truckdues.com wishes everyone a Happy Easter 2018 in Advance!

Easter is a time that, for many of us, has long been associated with gift-giving, chocolate-eating, and most importantly, spending time with family and friends. Since its origins, the global holiday, which celebrates the death and resurrection of Christ, has been a time of celebration, feasting, and many traditional Easter games and customs.

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