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Form 2290 is due for vehicles first used in December 2021. Here are our top Form 2290 filing tips for your reference.

Hey there Truckers, it’s that time of a new year again as 2022! Hope you would have had a blasting new year and a great start for your new business plans as well. As we are aware Heavy vehicle owners need to file HVUT Form 2290 to keep their trucks legal.

We are from Truckdues.com and here are our top Form 2290 filing tips for your reference:

1. Form 2290 Deadline:

The normal tax period for heavy vehicles is July 1 of the current year to June 30 of the following year. If you put a new vehicle on the road during the current tax year in any of the months in between, then your Form 2290 due date would be the last day of the month following your first used month. Thus, Form 2290 is due by JANUARY 31, 2022 for vehicles first used in December 2021.

For vehicles following the regular tax period, the Form 2290 due date is August 31, 2021. As mentioned, this would also be the due date for vehicles with a July first used month.

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New Update on Name Control Rejection from the IRS

The Federal heavy Vehicle Use Taxes (FHVUT) are reported and paid to the IRS on the heavy highway vehicles using IRS Tax Form 2290. This is an annual tax and paid for the 12 months period between July 2021 through June 2022. For this current tax period the 2290 taxes were already due and paid by August 31, 2021 on heavy highway vehicles that is used from July 2021. For the other vehicles that is used for the first time in this current tax year after July would have a partial period tax or pro rated 2290 taxes calculated on its first use month. For vehicles that is first used in October 2021 since July will have the due date this November 30, 2021.

The IRS Tax Form 2290 is validated when it is filed with the IRS using the EIN – Employer Identification Number against the Business Name as issued by the IRS during the registration process, this EIN is mandate to complete a 2290 taxes electronically. Name Control Rejections are quite common these days by the IRS on all the new Employer Identification Numbers Issued by the IRS for businesses that enrolls with the IRS. This is a new notification sent out by the IRS on the delay in accepting and updating heir system. The IRS will not accept the Doing Business As – Name, dba name as a legal business name.

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Pro-rated 2290 is due for vehicles first used in August 2021.

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Greetings, HVUT filers! For the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022, the HVUT Form 2290 is due for renewal for trucks initially used in August 2021. Most of the truckers have already completed an e-renewal of their HVUT Form 2290 for the current period. So join the e-filer team before it becomes too late and get your IRS digital watermarked copy of Schedule 1 as soon as possible.

The renewal HVUT Form 2290 is due by June 30th and is payable until August 31st. Heavy vehicles having a minimum gross weight of 55000 lbs that are utilized on public roadways for commercial, agricultural, or logging reasons must file Form 2290. When filing a Form 2290 to report your truck, there are two key considerations to keep in mind. It is calculated using the vehicle’s entire gross weight and the number of miles traveled. The taxes are calculated based on the vehicle’s taxable gross weight, which starts at 55000 pounds and rises to above 75000 pounds. Continue reading

To All the Trucking Dad’s out there , Happy Fathers day !

The quality of a father is seen by his goals, dreams and aspirations that he sets, not for himself but for his family by mentoring them towards success and Every great achiever is inspired by a mentor and that would definitely be a father. Any man can become a father but it takes something special to become a dad. To all the “Something Special” throughout the globe we say our happiest father’s day to you.

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How to Get a Free EIN (Employer Identification Number)

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Hello there dear truckers, last week’s blog was emphasized the different types of rejections. The most important of them all was the EIN rejection or name control rejection the combination of the EIN and the name of the taxpayer is revised into a unique identifier for each taxpayer. And, you stand responsible to provide the correct EIN while filing or your return would be rejected if the same doesn’t match.

If you don’t remember your EIN while filing your return or you have accidentally misplaced it, reach IRS at 1-866-699-4096 and they would look into it for you.

While majority of truckers have a registered EIN or tax ID many still seem to file using their social security number. Well is it not something that can be used ?  We wouldn’t say no but an SSN can be used only while paper filing at the IRS office directly or manually by mailing the documents to the IRS office. Since the IRS offices are closed due to covid-19 paper filing is out of the option and hence one would not be able to use it in filing a 2290 return electronically. So what do you do in this case?

Today, we are going to tell you how to apply for an EIN.

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Finally, the IRS is up and running!

Hey there truckers! Hope you’re all covered up with your taxes and had a stress free new year. There’s always a deadline coming up every month and as you know it’s time to report your vehicles bought in the month of December 2020 before January 31, 2021. Though most of you prefer to file your tax returns electronically we do get contacted for the manual filing process. Due to the pandemic, the IRS offices are closed and the only option would be is to file your taxes electronically. E-filing make your filing experience easier and faster when compared to manual filing.

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Holiday fever is on its way!

IRS Scheduled Maintenance Downtime is Up Ahead. E-File your Pro-rated Form 2290 soon!

Hey there dear truckers! Hope you are safe and sound. Christmas celebrations are not to be missed as it brings comfort to the sour life amidst the covid-19 pandemic. It’s time to trim the trees, wrap the gifts, and bake the cookies, As we eagerly await the arrival of Christmas!

Beyond the presents and the presence of family and friends that accompany us during Christmas and New Year’s eve; It is helpful to remember to take some time to be thankful, to literally be present amongst the people who matter most in our lives, and to find some time for solitude to gather the inner strength that will carry us onwards and upwards in the new year.

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Stay stress free and enjoy your holidays! We’re here for your HVUT taxes

Wow, a year has just gone down in a flash didn’t it? it has been a rough year but we all had a whole year with our family together as one and faced the pandemic with caution. Let the countdown begin as the year 2020 comes to an end and so does the pro-rated filing for your trucks.

The Prorated tax concept is basically calculated from the month of the vehicle’s first use. That being said the payment date would be your next question. Well, as per the IRS the “Prorated taxes are to be paid by the last date of the month following the month in which it was first used”. So the taxes for the vehicles bought by November is NOW due and the deadline to pay with no penalties would be 31st Dec 2020.

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Reduce the possibilities of rejection with adequate knowledge of HVUT form 2290

Hello there dear truckers, Hope you’re all safe and sound. Since the time of renewal dates, we have been facing questions relating to rejection that occurs during filing your form 2290. Well, there are three different factors that play a major role in getting your form rejected. These rejections are mostly dues to small errors and can be rectified right away. Let’s see the factors in detail for a better and accurate filing of your taxes.

  1. RTN rejection (Routing Transit number entered wrong).
  2. EIN rejection (Due to New EIN OR Due to Mismatch in the name and address registered to the EIN)
  3. VIN duplication.
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And Finally it’s the D-day for your form 2290. Its never too late and you’ve still got time

The Tax Form 2290 is already due and today is the last day to file it. Filing your 2290 truck taxes at the right time is more important as it creates some extra space to correct and amend your returns when you get something odd in it. Well having said that you still have time until midnight to submit and correct your returns if any changes. Since it’s the last day of filing here are a few tips on where you can go wrong.

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