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The reasons, that could get Your Form 2290 Rejected!

“We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don’t. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success”- Henry Rollins. Great things happen to those who don’t stop believing, trying, learning, and being grateful. Accept it or not we all have faced rejections in our lives, be it personal or professional. 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

HVUT Form 2290 deadline, Mid-Month Alert!

Not only the goods they transit become their responsibility, but they have to take care of many things other than that as well. First comes the Vehicle itself, they have to maintain their vehicles and it should be in proper shape to hit the high ways. Trucker’s health, they have to be fit and fine to handle the load and the vehicle. Family Of course, which is the reason they work so hard and stay mostly on the road. Continue reading

Not Much Time Left to E-file Your HVUT Form 2290!

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

2290 Amendments, Power to correct Your Mistakes ONLINE!


Nobody is error free and cannot claim that he/she has ever committed a mistake. Though E-filing Federal Excise tax Form 2290 is simple & straight forward, one can still commit few minor errors while trying to complete it in a hurry. A mistake once committed is committed & there is no point in simply cribbing about it. One must be brave enough to admit his/her mistake, smart and strong enough to correct them.

IRS is well aware of the fact that Mistakes does happen and also have gifted E-filers with a solution to correct them. There are three such errors that commonly happen when one tries to file Form 2990 that can be corrected by E-filing Tax Form 2290 Amendment. Continue reading

The Month of Love Brings HVUT Form 2290 Deadline Closer!

Valentine’s Day wishes from the family of ThinkTrade Inc. to every hardworking, ever busy Trucking industry Professional.

Most people in relationships look forward to sharing the joys of Valentine’s Day with the one they love. Well, if Valentine’s Day happens to fall on a day they are home, GREAT – Typical Truckers Wife / Girlfriend would quote this. Truckers are gone most of the time which pretty much turns your relationship into a long distance relationship. It has also been compared to the life of a military wife.

If most people ask their boyfriend / husband what they did today they have many things to talk about and elaborate on. If you ask a trucker that question the only answer you will get is “drive”. You had better start enjoying learning about the truck they are driving and everything else about the industry because you are going to hear A LOT about it. A multitude of our conversations will consist of listening to a Trucker talk about the tires on the truck, the tires on the trailer, air pressure, airbags, wipers, cracked windshield, brakes that aren’t good enough, fuel economy, log books, his uncomfortable seat, leaks, the loudness of the truck, weather conditions, weigh stations, scales etc. Continue reading