Tag Archives: Suspended Vehicles

Don’t let Yesterday Take Up Too Much of Today!

Stop-wasting-timeBenjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of our nation said, in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except Death & Taxes. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline. So the IRS has set a deadline (Due date) for the tax payers to accomplish this goal (To File & Pay Taxes on time) without any hurdles, meaning skipping the late filing fees and interest.

Do you know what happens when you give a Procrastinator a good idea? Nothing!  Still, few procrastinators out there could think, what if I say, I’m going to be filing my taxes by the time I could, besides I don’t care about deadlines, well they could grant a wish to console the IRS with a proper reason for being late. The worst part is most few ends up paying late fees and interests even though they tried really hard to explain the IRS about their genuine reason, unfortunately it wouldn’t be found to be a reasonable cause ground to justify their inability. Continue reading

Form 2290 Due Date reminder: For vehicles first used in January

February 29th is the due date to file IRS Form 2290 HVUT for vehicles first used in January. Any heavy vehicle that was bought into service in January 2016 is due for Form 2290 by February 29th .The tax amount will be prorated for the months remaining in the tax year 2015 – 2016. Continue reading

A Way to Save Your Money on E-filing HVUT Form 2290

Who will not like to keep their hard earned money all for themselves? Practically it is not possible to keep everything you earn, but there are several ways to save a major portion of it. Wise men always say “A penny Saved is a Penny Earned”.

On a recent survey with Truckers it was found that, on an average a truck Driver with Two years of experience earns only 34 to 37cpm if he drives Legal. Moreover he has to take 5 days off after 4 – 5 weeks of working Schedule and also has to meet is strict mileage requirement. Continue reading

Merry Christmas and a Personal Thank You!

Hello on Road Heroes,

We just wanted to take this opportunity to drop you a quick note.

Firstly, to all our family, friends, and fellow truckers we wanted to WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS & A HAPPY NEW YEAR. BIG thank you for your support and for being a part of our family by filing your Form 2290’s online here at www.TruckDues.com . Continue reading

Amendment Form 2290 With TruckDues.com

So what is going on trucking nation? Last week, we made an announcement regarding the new introduction of form 8849 schedule 6 at TruckDues.com. Today, we are proud to announce another vertical in form 2290 with TruckDues.com. Form 2290 Amendment return. Each time you efile or paper file form 2290 during the tax season or prorated, you are required to file tax based on the weight and the miles you will be traveling during the course of the year.

Assuming, your vehicle was filed under suspended vehicle last year, and this year you presume the same. But unfortunately, your truck exceeds the mileage limit as a suspended vehicle and moves to a new category. Here is where, Amendment form 2290 is required. Keep reading for a clear picture. Continue reading

Wondering Which Vehicle Type Does Your Rig Falls In? First Hand Info Is Right Here

So taxpayers, did you file your prorated tax for your new vehicle through form 2290? If you have not yet filed and confused about your vehicle type, today’s blog will give you a clear explanation on the types of vehicles can be filed through form 2290.

Before any delay, we are heading towards the topic:

Types of Vehicles:

Taxable Vehicles:

The first vehicle filed through form 2290 is taxable vehicles. The main criterion for these vehicles to be categorized as taxable is the weight carried during the taxation season. It is believed that these heavy vehicles cause most of the damage and hence, the funds collected through the tax are directly contributed on the maintenance of the road. Also, if you own more than 25 heavy highway vehicles, you are mandate to efile form 2290 through an authorized efiling service provider like TruckDues.com. In addition, if you miss the due date or forget filing form 2290 by the last date of filing, you are liable to file your return with penalties and interest.

Suspended Vehicles:

The next set of vehicles, which can be filed through form 2290 are suspended vehicles. These vehicles do not cross more than 5,000 miles and 7,500 miles for agricultural purpose. Thus, they’re not required to pay dues, however, they need to keep IRS informed about their suspension through form 2290.

The Vehicles That Are Included In This Category Are:

  • Commercial vehicles with average mileage less than 5,000 and 7,500 miles for agricultural used vehicles
  • Mobile machinery for non-transportation function, non-transportation trailers and semi-trailers
  • Qualified as official blood collectors by blood banks and organizations

However, do note, if the annual miles exceeds more than 5,000 and 7,500 miles for agricultural vehicles, you are liable to file form 2290 Amendment and pay your dues to receive your schedule 1 copy.

Exempted Vehicles:

The third list of vehicles filed through form 2290 is exempted vehicles. The name speaks it all. These vehicles are operated and maintained by the government itself and thus, they are not required to pay their tax. Reporting the form 2290 is mandatory for any type of vehicle.

The following are the vehicles included in the list:

  • The Federal Government,
  •  The American National Red Cross,
  •  The District of Columbia,
  •  A nonprofit volunteer fire department, ambulance association, or rescue squad,
  •  A state or local government,
  • Indian tribal governments (To carry out essential tribal government functions)
  • Mass transportation authority’s (under certain conditions)

Also, include these vehicles in the list:

  • Qualified blood collector vehicles used by qualified blood collector organizations, and
  • Mobile machinery that don’t come under the category of heavy vehicle.

Logging Vehicles:

After exempted vehicles, logging vehicles are the one exclusively used for the conduct of logging operations.

These vehicles are exclusively used for the conduct of logging operations.

A Logging Vehicle Is Qualified On the Following Basis:

  • Exclusively used for transporting harvested products from the forested site, or for transporting products harvested from the forested site to and from locations on a forested site (public highways may be used between the forested site locations), and
  • Registered as highway motor vehicle and used exclusively in the transportation of harvested forest products. In addition, no special tags are required.

Agricultural Vehicles:

Involved in harvesting and transporting agricultural goods, agricultural vehicles can drive up to 7,500 miles annually. Exceeding miles will be treated payable against form 2290.

The Vehicles That Fall Under This Category Are:

  • Primarily used for farming purpose.
  • Registered under the highway motor vehicle but they are exclusively used for farming and agricultural purpose. In addition, there are no special tags to differentiate the vehicle.

With the types of vehicles and their detail explanation, we are sure you have understood and categorized your vehicles accordingly. Also, we would like to remind you if you have taken your vehicle out in October, you should be filing form 2290 on or by November 31st. Since the due date has already crossed your calendar, however, if you have missed filing your return, you can always report HVUT online through TruckDues.com.

Get in touch with our Tax Expertise at (347) 515 – 2290 or simply drop in a mail to support@truckdues.com. We are here for you, for better back-end support.

Happy Trucking! – Team TruckDues.com

Types of Vehicle Filed With Form 2290 Only @ TruckDues.com

So filers, how are you doing? Hope everything is on smooth grounds. Last week we had spoke about the security levels we maintain at TruckDues.com. However, today we are going to talk about the vehicles filed through form 2290. Yes, this application supports varied type of vehicles that need to be filed on or before the taxation season due date.

With no further delay, we are going to hit the discussion right away. Keep following:

Types of Vehicles:

Taxable Vehicles:

The very first and foremost type of vehicle filed through form 2290 is taxable vehicles. These vehicles are categorized as taxable based on the weight of the truck or the taxable gross weight of the truck & the mileage for the taxation season. The main reason for collecting the funds is to moderate and maintain the highways as these heavy vehicles cause most of the damage. Also, taxpayers and owner operators who own more than 25 vehicles should efile with an authentic efiling service provider like TruckDues.com. And if you miss to file form 2290 on or before the due date, you are liable to pay penalties online, which might be heavy on your pockets

Suspended Vehicles:

The next set of vehicles file form 2290 is suspended vehicles. These vehicles do not cross the minimum mileage i.e. 5,000 miles and 7,500 miles for agricultural purpose and thus, they’re not required to pay dues, however, they need to keep IRS informed about their suspension through form 2290.

The Vehicles That Are Included In This Category Are:

  • Commercial vehicles with average mileage less than 5,000 and 7,500 miles for agricultural used vehicles
  • Mobile machinery for non-transportation function, non-transportation trailers and semi-trailers
  • Qualified as official blood collectors by blood banks and organizations

However, do note, annual miles exceeding more than 5,000 and 7,500 miles for agricultural vehicles are calculated as taxable miles. You need to file Form 2290 Amendments to pay your dues and receive revised schedule 1 copy.

Exempted vehicles:

After taxable and suspended vehicles, exempted vehicles are the operated and maintained by the government itself and that is why they don’t have to pay any dues to IRS, however, they need to report form 2290 for their vehicle.

The following are the vehicles included in the list:

  • The Federal Government,
  •  The American National Red Cross,
  •  The District of Columbia,
  •  A nonprofit volunteer fire department, ambulance association, or rescue squad,
  •  A state or local government,
  • Indian tribal governments (To carry out essential tribal government functions)
  • Mass transportation authority’s (under certain conditions)

Also, include these vehicles in the list:

  • Qualified blood collector vehicles used by qualified blood collector organizations, and
  • Mobile machinery that don’t come under the category of heavy vehicle.

Logging Vehicles:

These vehicles are exclusively used for the conduct of logging operations.

A Logging Vehicle Is Qualified On the Following Basis:

  • Exclusively used for transporting harvested products from the forested site, or for transporting products harvested from the forested site to and from locations on a forested site (public highways may be used between the forested site locations), and
  • The vehicle is registered as highway motor vehicle and used exclusively in the transportation of harvested forest products. In addition, no special tags are required.

Agricultural Vehicles:

Agricultural vehicles are involved in harvesting and transporting agricultural goods, and the maximum mileage is 7,500 miles annually.

The vehicles that fall under this category are:

  • Primarily used for farming purpose.
  • Registered under the highway motor vehicle but they are exclusively used for farming and agricultural purpose. In addition, there are no special tags to differentiate the vehicle.

With this, we would like to remind you that if you have bought your vehicle on road for the first time in the month of August, you’re liable to file form 2290 by 30st September. So come over and file with TruckDues.com and experience anew. Get in touch with our Tax Expertise at (347) 515 – 2290 or simply drop in a mail to support@truckdues.com. We are here for you, for better back-end support.

Happy Trucking! – Team TruckDues.com