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National Trucker Appreciation Week

The moment we have all been waiting for is here and it’s about time we roll out the Red Carpet. This year’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week falls between September 13-19 and most certainly takes on a special significance considering the crucial role truck drivers played during the recent COVID-19 pandemic. A shout out to all our heroes who have kept our country running by transporting the most essential goods and services.

The pandemic has been tough on all of us and it really takes a true hero to beat the odds and transport much-needed life’s essentials. Our truck drivers have always been the backbone and lifeline of our Great Country and We at Taxexcise.com would like to take this opportunity to applaud and congratulate all the amazing souls that have been keeping our country running during these difficult times.

We would also like to keep you reminded to stay compliant with upcoming tax deadlines. Form 2290 is due on September 30, 2020 for vehicles that were first put into service in the month of August.

For users who have questions on your tax returns do reach our help desk for added support. To have maximum outreach in terms of customer service feel free to use our three-way line of communication, you can reach us at 866 – 245 – 3918 or write to us at support@taxexcise.comLIVE CHAT support is also available that allows you to connect with our agents and get your questions answered instantly.

Stay Safe, Stay compliant, and Keep on Trucking!

Form 2290 Renewal for TY 2020 & IFTA for Q2 of 2020 Due Now!!

In an era when smartphones and tablets have taken over, filing tax returns through paper is slowly going extinct and completing tax returns online is the need of the hour as it is easier, precise and efficient. The less complicated your tax return is, the more rudimentary is the preparation for it.

The slight panicky feeling that happens when deadlines approach and start to accumulate is every tax payer’s worst nightmare. These tax deadlines happen once every year or every quarter and failure to address them results in penalties and interest from Uncle Sam.

It’s time now to put on your thinking hat and have these tax returns completed in order to stay compliant with the IRS. A Few Tax forms that are Due this month would namely be:-

  • Form 2290: The Federal Excise Tax Form 2290 also known as Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT) is due for renewal for the current 2020 tax year. And the deadline to report any new Vehicles first used in the month of June is due by July31st.
  • IFTA: International Fuel Tax Agreement is due by July 31st for the second quarter of 2020.
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We’re Open for Business during COVID-19, E-file Pro-rated Form 2290 Due by May 31

As the saying goes “Cometh the hour, cometh the man” Our Truckers just simply do not fail to amaze us! When all hope fails they are our first line of defense, being on the front line amidst this COVID-19 crisis, risking their lives to make sure our shelves do not run empty and all the while ensuring that much-needed essentials are transported far and wide across the country. It sure is a tough job and not for the faint-hearted.

We at Taxexcise.com love showing appreciation to our truckers for their dedication and safety, and we would go above and beyond to see that your Form 2290 issues are handled while you’re on the road, something we have been doing for over a decade and are best at. After all, our supply chain depends on your reliable transportation.

A Gentle reminder for trucks that were newly purchased or first put into service in the month of April, the deadline to have these vehicles reported on a 2290 is May 31. Due to the lockdown and social distancing Electronically filing your tax return has come in handy and is the most easiest and convenient option to have your return filed on time, though the IRS offices are closed their E-File services are operational and returns filed online are being accepted within a few minutes.

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CDC issues COVID-19 Guidelines for Long-haul Truck Drivers

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness caused by a virus called SARS-CoV-2. Symptoms often include cough, shortness of breath, fever, chills, muscle pain, sore throat, or new loss of taste or smell. Our understanding of how the virus spreads is evolving as we learn more about it, so check the CDC website for the latest information. The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person:

Recent studies indicate that the virus can be spread by people who are not showing symptoms. It may be possible that a person can get COVID-19 by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touching their own mouth, nose, or possibly their eyes. This is not thought to be the main way the virus spreads, but we are still learning more about this virus. Older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions may be at higher risk for more serious complications from COVID-19.As a long-haul truck driver, how can I protect myself and slow the spread?

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COVID-19, the latest information for Truckers compiled at one place

Truckers are having hard time out fighting the pandemic, the placement of more stringent restrictions across the states on travel and social distancing has changed the dynamics in the commercial trucking industry. Carrier engaged in grocery deliveries or in the medical supply chain have been busy delivering essentials. The freight rates are dipping many truckers and owner operators finding it difficult to meet their needs. Carrier that hauls primarily fuel or to manufacturing centers seeing anything from a slowdown to a cratering of demand. Staying safe and social distancing can help us to stop the spread of COVID-19.

To help the truckers, OOIDA and Land Line Media are compiling the latest updates from federal and state governments on the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.  Here are the handy information for you to get all the needed information at one place… Click on the links below to be taken directly to the official documents.

Tax2290.com encourage all our clients and customers to take the health risks posed by COVID-19 seriously and follow the advice of WHO and guidance issued by national and local health authorities. Also, promote regular teleworking across your organization that will help your business keep operating while your employees stay safe. We have developed a contingency and business continuity plan during an outbreak of COVID-19 to ensure all our resources are at your assistance for your federal tax e-filing needs. If you have any questions, please feel free to call our Help Desk at 1-866-245-3918 or email us at support@taxexcise.com or use the live chat support available on the website. We’re available on all Business days between 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Central Time.

Form 2290 is due by May 31 (June 1) for vehicles first used in April 2020 since the start of tax period July 2019 – June 2020. Choose Electronic Filing to Report and Pay the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax returns with IRS. Easy and Fast to receive IRS Watermarked Schedule 1 Proof Receipt.

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