Category Archives: Form 2290 Amendment

Just four days remain before the April 30th deadline for submitting Form 2290 for vehicles first used since March 2021. E-file Now!

Good day, truckers! We’ve got an important update for you. For any new vehicles first used on a public highway in March, the Heavy Highway vehicle used tax return is due on a pro-rated basis for the period July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021, and is due on April 30, 2021.

E-filing allows for a quicker approval of the tax return. It’s best to E-File your HVUT Form 2290 as soon as possible to prevent a last-minute panic that might result in your vehicle registration being revoked. Many last-minute 2290 e-filers have been advised that they will be unable to earn income so failure to file this form prevents you from using your vehicle on the road to support the needs of the people.

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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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The HVUT Form 2290 partial period tax is now due for vehicles first used since January 2021

Hello there truckers, Hope you had a wonderful valentines week amidst your loved ones. The love towards our close ones drives us every day doesn’t it? While that being said your love and passion for trucking drives the nation. The Pro-rated HVUT Form 2290 is now due by March 1 2021 for vehicles first used since January 2021. This Pro-rated deadline is drafted based on the Federal law that indicates Form 2290 must be filed by the last day of the month following the month of its first use.

If you had purchased/re-purchased any new trucks during January 2021, then you got 60 days before you could file this Form 2290, you generally file this tax form to get your vehicle plates, tags, licenses renewed.

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Is your vehicle tax exempted? Here is how you claim it on Form 2290

Truckers, over this article we are going to discuss on how to go about claiming a tax exemption on your vehicle if you realized that you have not driven it over the desired mileage limit. It is said by the Internal Revenue Service that the mileage limit for exemption remains to be 5000 miles or more for commercial based units and 7500 miles for Farming & Logging based units.

The Heavy Highway Vehicle Used Tax Return HVUT Form 2290 is an annual tax paid to the Internal Revenue Service on vehicles that grosses over 55000 lbs or more and if the same vehicle is been used for its desired purpose. Form 2290 is basically due by June and it’s payable until the end of August.

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Amendment or VIN correction? Here’s what you need to know

Hello there truckers, over this article we are going to discuss on how to go about reporting an increase in the Gross weight of your truck. We on daily basis receive calls from our clients required to file an amended 2290. Often customers confuse between VIN correction and amendments. If you have done a mistake on the VIN numbers you have to do a VIN correction, If you have to correct the mistake occurred on their taxable gross weight of the vehicle that’s when you do an amendment. Now refers to this article to get a clear picture on this scenario.

Basically the Form 2290 is known to be the Heavy Highway vehicle used tax return which is filed on vehicles which possess a minimum gross weight of 55000 lbs or more and if the same truck is been used over the public highway for commercial purposes.

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The IRS has begun accepting tax payments using Credit/Debit cards for the HVUT form 2290, E-file now!

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Hello, there dear truckers! Hope you’re doing good. It’s once again time for some updates with form 2290 filings, about a year ago the IRS stopped accepting credit/debit card payments to pay the taxes, and now it’s back. Recently the IRS began accepting tax payments using Credit/Debit cards and it’s one of the most misunderstood modes of payment. HVUT payers are prone to misconception based on their assumption that paying the IRS tax payment using a credit/debit card is an automated process but in reality, it’s not.

The IRS basically gives four different option to pay your taxes:

1. EFW (Electronic Funds Withdrawal)

2. EFTPS (Electronic Federal tax payment system)

3. CREDIT/ Debit card payment

4. Mailing a check to the IRS

Out of these four if you choose to pay using credit/debit card option you need to log into the IRS payments portal https://www.irs.gov/payments/pay-taxes-by-credit-or-debit-card this portal is dedicated for credit or debit card payments.

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Safe filing is E-filing!

Dear HVUT filers, As we have learned to live along with the pandemic Virus on the loose we also have good news around different parts of the world regarding a vaccine for a cure. Hope it brings a breakthrough and saves lives. Till then be safe and sanitized. As you know the HVUT Form 2290 is now due for a for the vehicles bought or used since December 2020 Period beginning July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021, thousands of truckers have e-filed their HVUT Form 2290 for the current period already and what about you ?

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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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Year-end IRS shut down begins on Dec 26th, E-file now!

Hello there truckers, Christmas is around the block and not to mention a fresh year ahead. It’s been a wild ride so far and thank god for the year 2020 is almost over, yes the pandemic has made us run for our lives. The emptiest year has ended and a fresh start is up ahead with the news of covid-19 vaccines in mass production, hope the next year would be a better and promising one. Let’s talk about our taxes now, The Internal Revenue Service online servers usually go off-line every year during Christmas Eve to upgrade their servers to generate updated forms and support tax returns for the upcoming tax period.

The IRS usually schedule their annual maintenance period beginning December 26th, and we expect the IRS to officially recommence full operations during the 1st week of January and it should be the same this year. Now during this maintenance period, the IRS servers completely turn out to be idle hence, No tax returns that are e-filed will be processed by the IRS until the maintenance period is ceased.

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