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E-file your prorated form 2290 by September 30, 2021, for trucks first used in August 2021.

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Truckers, may we have your attention please, The deadline was August 31, 2021, to complete your form 2290 renewal for the tax year 2020-21, however, you still can e-file if you haven’t already, but it’s preferable to file now than later. The shorter time you wait to file, the lower the penalty will be. There’s also a prorated form 2290 to deal with, which is due by September 30, 2021, for trucks that were first utilized in August 2021.

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Form 2290 Due Now for Vehicles First Used in August 2021!

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 2021.

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Just 2 days remaining to E-File Form 2290 for 2021-2022

Due to a large volume of filings taking place it is advisable to have the HVUT Form 2290 completed a few days before the deadline allowing you to beat the last minute rush and also gives you an ample amount of time to make any corrections if necessary. Be sure to have your Form 2290 completed for Tax Year July 2021 – June 2022 before the August 31st deadline in order to stay compliant and avoid any late filing charges with added penalties and interests.

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How to pay the tax payable on the HVUT Form 2290 renewal filing for the tax year 2021-22.

Every year, on or before August 31, the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax Form 2290 must be renewed. Taxes are a necessary component of doing business and cannot be avoided. The Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT) Form 2290 is one such tax that truck owners and trucking companies must file. Any big vehicle with a gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more must file this tax once a year. Because the HVUT tax period runs from July to June and the tax is paid in advance at the start of the tax year, the due date to renew Form 2290 for the Tax Period 2021–2022 is August 31st.

The IRS has enabled and has been accepting tax payments using Credit/ Debit cards for over 2 years now. Apart from Credit/ Debit card payment, the IRS has 4 different payment options to pay the taxes,

  • EFW (Direct debit from Bank account)
  • EFTPS (Electronic Federal Tax Payment System)
  • Credit/ Debit
  • Pay by Check/ Money Order
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It’s important to use the correct “Name Control” while e-filing Form 2290, which is due on August 31 for TY2021-2022 renewal.

Though Name Control is a formal concept and one of the most commonly used terms when completing Form 2290. It always raises a concern when it comes to a tax return being rejected. The IRS creates the Name Control and this is a unique code made up of alphanumeric characters which is usually the first or last four characters from the Personal or Business name used when you apply for an Employer Identification Number (EIN) using Form SS-4. The IRS then in turn uses this code to authenticate information provided on tax returns.

What should I do if my return was Rejected for Name Control?

Rejections are common and actually quite easy to correct. Though the term “Name Control” might be Alien for first-time filers, this concept can also be explained in a much easier and understandable way.

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