IRS form 2290 news for e-filers

It’s the same story on filing HVUT online again for all you truck owners before August 31st of 2012, but, this time with a tinge of twist from the IRS at this point of time. If you are planning to file your heavy vehicle tax returns this week itself, you are triple assured to get your schedule 1 copy immediately. In case your returns reach the IRS for processing any day next week, you are still double assured about your schedule 1 in hands just in time. But during the last day of the last week of August, i.e. the 31st, the IRS has scheduled its e-file facility maintenance activity to begin by 1:00 p.m. EDT.

So, after that time (which would be 10 a.m. on the West Coast) on August 31, 2012, electronic filers will be unable to file form 2290 and send it for processing to the IRS. It simply means that those who e-file after the above deadline will not receive schedule 1 copy until IRS opens its processing gates again after the noon on September 4, 2012.

If definitely you will be able to file your returns only after 1:00 p.m. on August 31 due to unavoidable reasons, don’t worry. The IRS will consider your returns as timely filed provided it receives your electronically filed form 2290 by September 7, 2012. However, at, we will be accepting returns and holding it in our system continually until IRS is back in e-action after the noon on September 4. Once IRS form 2290 processing begins, your returns will be transmitted to them and you will be getting your stamped schedule one copy on the same day.

This maintenance will have no effect on the ability to paper file form 2290 and the deadline for the same remains August 31, 2012. In that, if your form 2290 reports 25 or more vehicles, you must file electronically. However, e-filing HVUT will improve excise tax processing, save personal resources like time and money spent on postage and reduces preparation and processing errors.

Schedule 1 copy will be available for printing immediately after your return is accepted by the IRS. E-filing is any day fast, secure, easy and accurate to file returns and pay any tax due. Our customer support team working behind such authentic e-file software is readily available anytime to assist you with any queries that you have during the time you e-file with us. They can be reached at 866-245-3918 or


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