Category Archives: Federal Excise Tax

Form 2290 Is Due Tomorrow, For Vehicles first Used in April!

HVUT is the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax that is a fee assessed annually on heavy vehicles operating on public highways at registered gross weights equal to or exceeding 55,000 pounds. The gross taxable weight of a vehicle is determined by adding the weight of the Truck, Trailer and load.

Heavy Vehicle Use Taxes must be filed using the Form 2290 Annually. The Tax period for Heavy Vehicles begins on July 1st and ends on June 30th of the following year. The annual renewal of your Form 2290 for a new tax period IS DUE BY August 31st each year.  Continue reading

HVUT Form 2290 May Due-Date, Mid-Month Alert!

Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort – Paul J. Meyer

We are ready again to act as your monthly planner & also to gently remind you about the fast approaching federal Excise tax Form 2290 Deadline. Yes! You read that right, those who think that Form 2290’s is due only in the month of July & August are absolutely wrong. It’s partially true that the Form 2290 is due in the month of July & August; it has to be renewed every year in those months for vehicles that are in service in the month of July.

But what about vehicles that went into after July? Continue reading

Form 2290: Reasons for Rejection!

Reasons and circumstances may vary but what makes you a great human being is how you react when you face a rejection. First and foremost accept the fact that what you tired did not work and you have a temporary setback.  If rejected the next thing you should analyze is the reason for rejection, once you identified the reason for rejection try correcting it at the earliest possible. E-filing Federal Excise Tax Form 2290 is no exception to the thumb rule that, if furnished information does not meet the requirement then it leads to rejection.

Below is the list of possible rejections when you E-file your Federal Excise Tax Form 2290: Continue reading

E-File an Amendment to Correct your VIN instantly!

When you have Vehicle identification numbers (VIN) of up to 17 characters with mixed numbers and letters, mistakes happen. For example, you type 5 instead of S. Let’s say that you file form 2290 and pay $550 to IRS and get your Schedule 1 you take it to the DMV or the Carrier, and then you realize that the Schedule 1 has the wrong VIN. What do you do?  Continue reading

HVUT Form 2290 Due Date: An Overview!

When a new vehicle is put into service, the Form 2290 must be filed by the last day of the following month. If a vehicle was used during any part of a month, the tax will be calculated for that month as a whole. For example, if a vehicle was first used on the road on April 15th, it will be taxed as though it was used the entire month. If you first placed your vehicle on the road anytime in April, you must file your Form 2290 any time before May 31st, 2018.   Continue reading