Category Archives: Laws and Regulations

Pro-Rated Form 2290 & Q3 IFTA that are required to be filed by October 31, 2020 can be filed by November 2, 2020

Deadlines are constant reminders that allow you to get tax returns completed on time and also stay compliant with the IRS. Paying taxes before the due date always gives you the upper hand.

We at www.taxexcise.comwww.tax2290.com would like to keep you reminded of the forms that are due by end of this month:

  • Form 2290: The Federal Excise Tax Form 2290 also known as Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT) is due by November 2nd  for any new vehicle that was purchased or first put into service in the month of September.
  • IFTA: International Fuel Tax Agreement is due by November 2nd for the third quarter of 2020. IFTA is filed for vehicles that travel in at least 2 or more IFTA jurisdictions. All reports will have the amount of fuel used and mileage covered under each state jurisdiction traveled. IFTA fuel reports are due four times a year, the last day of the month after each quarter closes. Prepare this report for the third quarter of 2020 before the November 2nd deadline.
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Form 2290 Due Now for Vehicles First Used in August 2020!

The Federal Heavy Vehicle Use Tax Form 2290 needs to be completed by owner-operators and business owners alike who are registered or are required to register a heavy highway motor vehicle. Electronically filing Form 2290 enables you to receive your Schedule 1 in a few minutes rather than waiting a few months on forms mailed in. This filing deadline is not the same as the Vehicle Registration date, Irrespective of the vehicle registration renewal, form 2290 has to be completed for any vehicle used during a tax period by the last day of the month following the month the vehicle was first used on public highways. Form 2290 is due by September 30 for vehicles first put into service in the month of August 2020.

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Delays in Receiving Paper Filed Returns & Upcoming Pro-Rated Deadline for vehicles first used in August

Electronically filing returns has always been a savior to many, and with all the ongoing delays and unprecedented circumstances receiving much needed Stamped copies is the need of the hour. As the tax season has come to an end and with the COVID situation weakening we at TaxExcise.com would like to keep you informed about a few recent updates. The Internal Revenue Service has sent a notice to states regarding a delay in processing Form 2290 payments. The notice stated that due to the ongoing situation taxpayers who filed a paper Form 2290 to report and pay the highway use tax for the current tax year period July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2021, can expect a significant delay in receiving their IRS-stamped Form 2290 Schedule 1. This means owner-operators and businesses alike who paid by check won’t be getting their Schedule 1 proof anytime soon.

Though there is a delay, filers and preparers alike who have mailed in payments and filed through paper can still breathe a sigh of relief. Any documentation such as a photocopy of the check or any proof of already payments can be used by truckers who are needing to renew the registration of a vehicle during July, August and September. For further detailed information filers who filed through paper can also visit https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/irs-operations-during-covid-19-mission-critical-functions-continue

That being said we would also not like you to miss out on the upcoming September 30 deadline, E-file form 2290 now for vehicles first used or put into service in the month of August. Though there is a delay in receiving paper-filed returns the IRS E-file service are active and returns filed online have a faster turnaround time with Stamped copies being made available in a few minutes. Being the only IRS Authorised E-File Service Provider that’s over a Decade-Old it is important that we stand up to your expectations and provide you with continuous support, guidance, and undisrupted service. What sets us apart as a company is our vast knowledge gained over the years and unmatched customer service.

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IRS Notice Information & Upcoming August 31 HVUT Form 2290 Deadline


Mistakes are a part of life, we take action and we learn from them. Most mistakes made on tax returns are due to trial or human error and can be easily corrected by filing amendments. There are however few instances where certain errors might go unnoticed and the IRS will send you a notice by mail to keep you informed. The notice or letter will explain the reason for the contact and brief you with detailed instructions on how to have this resolved.

There are many reasons why the IRS may send a letter or notice. It typically is about a specific issue on your federal tax return or tax account. The IRS generally sends notices and letters based on the following grounds:

  • You have a balance due.
  • You are due a larger or smaller refund.
  • IRS has a question about your tax return.
  • IRS needs to verify your identity.
  • IRS needs additional information.
  • IRS changed your return.
  • IRS needs to notify you of delays in processing your return.
  • IRS has not received your tax return/payment.
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California Air Resources Board (CARB) Regulations & Form 2290 March deadline

At www.TaxExcise.com we know that truckers are the mainstay of America, they transport almost all basic necessities such as food, clothes to medicine and electronics. If you’ve got it, then a trucker brought it!

Trucking is a major source of employment with over 8 million people working in trucking related jobs to over 3.5 million truck drivers, the total revenue brought in keeps increasing at a phenomenal rate with over 800 billion a year. As this figure keeps increasing it also does bring about new rules and limitations on certain regulations.

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