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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

Facts about Form 2290 Due-dates!

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 used on January 15th, it will be taxed as though it was used the entire month. If you first placed your vehicle on the road anytime in January, you can file your Form 2290 anytime between now and February 28th, 2018.   Continue reading

All you need to Efile Form 2290 through Tax2290.com!

 

There are lot things a trucker has to check on his heavy truck before he could hit the road. We all know preparation is the key to success, once the truck hits the highway the driver is all by himself. It’s always good to have a check list so that he can stay out of trouble. Few important things include Change of Oil and filter it needed. The Tires need a complete inspection before your journey begins, it needs to be checked for wear and tear and pressure as well. All the fluid levels have to be checked, brake fluid, coolant, power steering fluid, transmission fluid and washer fluid too. If the checks show low levels, have the truck serviced.

 

Check you Air Condition if it its summer.

In winter, check the trucks heater system and it’s safe to carry a blanket.

Check your wiper blades always maintain a spare one on the truck.

Make sure all your lights work.

These are few things that a Trucker has to check for a safe road trip. If a routine days work needs so many things checked what about something that you do once a year. Filing of Tax Form 2290 will be done once a year in the month of July and August, if there is no changes made to the fleet between the tax years. As everyone knows any form 2290 reporting 25 vehicles or more has to be filed electronically and the IRS recommends E-filing even for a single truck. So, what are the details you need to gather to file your 2290 electronically? Continue reading

HVUT Form 2290 for Vehicles First Used In December 2017 is DUE NOW!

 

Eighty thousand pounds of muscle, blood, and steel in a pile. It’s spectacular.” Gary Williams

That’s how Every Trucker sees his / her Rig. Truckers always care more about their Vehicle than themselves, not because it’s their Property but because they are proud to serve the great nation and its people. Without them and their sacrifice America will just stand still like the old saying “IF YOU BOUGHT IT, A TRUCKER BROUGHT IT

Dealing with these hard working & ever busy Community for more than a decade by assisting them with E-filing of their Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT) Form 2290, since www.Tax2290.com / www.TaxExcise.com – Products of ThinkTrade Inc. are the ONLY DECADE OLD IRS Authorized E-file Service Provider for E-filing Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT) Form 2290. It becomes our Duty and responsibility to remind the Trucking Community about their Upcoming Tax Deadline. Continue reading

E-File HVUT Tax Form 2290 Before the Due date Online!

A Perfect Truckers duty is not only transporting goods from one place to another, it also involves a lot of other Social and Economic responsibilities such as paying their taxes on time. Heavy vehicle Use Tax (HVUT) is one of the Taxes imposed by the IRS on usage of Heavy vehicles with a gross weight of 55,000 pounds and above on public Highways.

Though paying taxes is never a joyful experience. Considering the fact that the funds collected from HVUT is used in maintenance of Highways. So if we enjoy something, then we shouldn’t mind paying for it. Few years back the only way to file your Tax Form 2290 was by paper. One should either walk into a local IRS office or has to mail a completed tax form 2290 to the IRS. Both the options are time consuming and involve a lot of complicated tax calculations more over you have to wait in a long queue and a waste a day of yours or wait for week’s sometime even months to get an approved stamped Schedule 1 copy back from the IRS. Continue reading