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?
Thanks to IRS and Tax2290.com, IRS introduced VIN correction using form 2290 in 2009, a couple of years after introducing E-filing for Form 2290. If you make a mistake in VIN, you can send an amended Form 2290 to IRS and get the Schedule 1 corrected. But the bad news was that VIN Correction on Form 2290 can’t be E-filed, it must be printed and mailed in. It took 4-6 weeks to get the corrected Schedule 1 from IRS. All this changed in 2011, when Tax2290.com, working with IRS, started to E-File VIN Corrections and was able to get the corrected Schedule 1 in minutes. Continue reading