Frequently asked questions on IRS Tax Form 2290 and eFiling.

The IRS Tax Form is used to report and pay the federal vehicle use taxes, that falls due by July of every year. Thin year 2290 tax season started from July 1, 2021 and the HVUT returns has to be reported and paid by August 31, 2021 for the 12 months Tax Year July 2021 through June 2022.

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What is Tax Form 2290?

The Tax Form 2290 is used to report the Federal Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT) with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Form 2290 is reported and paid for any taxable vehicles that has a gross weight of 55,000 pounds and more, used on a public highway. This is a yearly tax on heavy vehicles paid to the IRS for a 12 months tax period that starts from July 2021 to June 2022.

Who has to report Tax Form 2290?

Truckers, Trucking carriers, Owner operators, Independent drivers, Mon and Pop Truckers preciously “Truckers” who has registered or is required to register a heavy highway motor vehicle with a taxable gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more in their name at the time of first use on the public highways during the reporting period must file Form 2290, Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return.

In other words, anyone who registers a heavy highway motor vehicle in their name with a gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more must file Form 2290 and pay the tax. Typically, heavy trucks that are used for 5,000 miles or less (7,500 for farm trucks) are required to file a return but are excluded from paying the tax.

When to report Form 2290?

Form 2290, the HVUT returns has to be reported between July 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021 for a heavy vehicle that is first used on a public highway in July 2021. File Form 2290 for any taxable vehicles by the last day of the month following the month of first use. If the vehicle is first used after July, the 2290 taxes are pro rated and partial period taxes are paid by calculating taxes from the first used month in the tax year July 2021 – June 2022. August 31, 2021 is the due date for most truckers and the IRS reminds them to use efile for faster processing and to receive Schedule 1 proof instantly.

How to report Form 2290?

HVUT Form 2290 can be reported as a paper return or electronically. Electronic Filing is required if a Trucker is reporting 25 or more vehicles on Form 2290, otherwise IRS encourages all truckers to choose efiling for faster processing; receive the watermarked Schedule 1 instantly. Paper returns would need to be filled manually, calculations are done manually, has to be sent to the IRS through a postal mail or by walking-in to a local IRS office (need pre scheduling of appointments before you walk-in). However it would take about 4 weeks to receive the IRS stamped Schedule 1 proof.

Why efile Form 2290?

When you choose to efile HVUT Form 2290, it is easy to get started by just creating a user account, add your business and vehicles details, choose a payment method to pay taxes and submit it electronically. Automatic tax calculation and error free filing, IRS stamped Schedule 1 is made available in minutes, almost instantly.

The Truckers when you e-file the IRS Tax Form 2290 your Schedule 1 will be available almost immediately after the IRS accepts it, sent to your inbox directly, a copy is also made available in the account dashboard. You can download it any time from the website from anywhere, records keeping is easy and safe.

How to pay 2290 taxes with the IRS?

The Form 2290 taxes can be paid directly with the IRS and you must pay the tax in full with your Form 2290.

  • Pay your taxes by credit card or debit card; You can pay by internet, phone, or mobile device whether you e-file or mail your return. The IRS authorizes few third party to offer this service and charges you extra to use this service. The IRS is also allows to use this service only twice in a tax year.
  • Electronic funds withdrawal; authorize a direct debit from your bank account as part of the e-file process. Highly recommended, easy and reliable. The IRS would be able to debit the bank and this is showed in your bank statement.
  • Electronic Federal Tax Payment System; requires advanced enrollment, allow 5-7 business days for new accounts. Pre enrolment is required and if you’re new then it would take up to 15 days to start using this service.
  • Check or money order using Form 2290-V, Payment Voucher. Mail to:
    • Internal Revenue Service
      P.O. Box 932500, Louisville, KY 40293-2500

Why you need a EIN to efile 2290 taxes?

You must have an established employer identification number (EIN) to file Form 2290Apply online now if you don’t already have an EIN; it will take us about four weeks to establish your new EIN in our systems. The IRS would not accept SSN anymore and needs an EIN to report it online.

How long it takes to receive the Schedule 1 proof?

The Truckers when you e-file the IRS Tax Form 2290 your Schedule 1 will be available almost immediately after the IRS accepts it, sent to your inbox directly, a copy is also made available in the account dashboard.

Why is my 2290 rejected? how to correct and resubmit it?

The IRS could reject a 2290 return when the EIN and the Business Name is the return mismatches with their records. When you choose to pay 2290 taxes through EFW – Direct debit and have a wrong RTN (Routing Transit Number) on it. Otherwise when you have a return already reported for a VIN and the same VIN is reported in a new return with the same first used month of a tax year.

The rejected Form 2290 can be corrected online in the return, and retransmitted to the IRS for free. The returns is processed by the IRS and accepted instantly.

How to reach for help?

Tax2290 has a dedicated support lines to guide and help you on your 2290 efiling. Talk to us at 866 – 245 – 3918 or write to us at; you can also connect with the LIVE Chat for instant help at

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