Category Archives: Employee Identification Number

How to Get a Free EIN (Employer Identification Number)

Ask the Tax Expert: Do I Need an EIN? | MileIQ

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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Final pro-rated Form 2290 for Tax Year 2019-2020 is Due Today! Learn how to file your Tax return.

Hello there dear truckers! Hope you’re all safe and with sound health. It’s been a crazy couple of weeks due to Form 2290 renewals amidst the chaotic COVID – 19 outbreak. Today being the deadline to file Pro-rated Form 2290 for the tax year 2019 on vehicles that were first put into service in the month of June 2019, we have been receiving more and more returns to process, Most of them being regular 2290 filers and some new owner-operators. We receive a lot of calls on queries on how to file a 2290 form and what would happen next?  Most of them being common questions it’s our duty to clarify them and today we shall address some common questionnaire.

Now the following questions were discussed on a recent webinar conducted by the IRS and this should help you out in clarifying certain doubts:

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The new tax season 2020 – 2021 has begun! E-file your form 2290’s now

Hello there dear truckers, the TruckDues team wishes you’ll a HAPPY 4th! The pre-filing season is over and the actual filing season has started as the IRS has started to accept and process the tax returns for the tax year July 2020 – June 2021. For all those who had pre-filed their tax returns with us has already received the schedule-1 copy and are resuming work without interruption.

Although the Form 2290 is actually payable until Aug 31, 2020, you are required to stay updated and current on your Form 2290 filings during your vehicle registration. Form 2290 is generally due by June and its payable until the end of August.  However, you are required to possess the current years filed Form 2290 during any roadside inspections to avoid a ticket.

You might now think why do I have to file it right away when I got time until August?

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End each day with a thankful heart!

Hello there dear truckers! With a grateful heart we write this to you, Thanks for all your support in supporting us for the past five years. We as a team feel grateful to all our loyal customers who file with us, as we commit towards best in offering services to you. Truckdues.com wouldn’t have become the most preferred service provider for economic filers if it wasn’t for you. Trust in us for we do the same, Words would never explain our gratitude toward the success that you have brought to us as a company.

We have been providing Form 2290 tax services starting at $7.99, which is the best pricing for a bundle of service you get. Though there are many competitors who provide services lesser than this, the support you get for the fee that you pay is limited when you compare to truckdues.com. What makes us stand apart from others then? In terms of support we offer assistance over the phone, chat and email as well which is not offered by any other service provider in the industry with best standards. Also when if you are not able to reach us do not worry, just leave us a voice mail you would receive an immediate response call within 5 minutes (in business hours) from our tax experts to address your form 2290 concerns. So what about after hours, not to worry you can leave us a voice mail or we have an option for offline chats where our representatives will reach you first thing as soon as we step in the next day.

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File your taxes with caution and verify the authenticity, follow only reliable sources. Stay away from SCAMS!

Yes, it’s everywhere now. In the world of never-ending diseases, this is the most dreadful one. It’s not to be treated by medicine rather by awareness. It’s time to be responsible and keep you aware of such calls. “SCAM” calls have increased and the threats are at a greater level. A News article very recently reported an incident of a SCAM call pretending to be from the IRS! A very elderly lady to be ripped off of hundreds of thousands. Luckily a cab driver while conversing with the customer (Victim) while dropping her off found to be it was a scam and directed the elderly lady to seek police officials.

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