Reasons To File your Taxes Reasons To File your Taxes On Time (HVUT))

File 2290 taxes online

Anyone with good experience in the trucking or transportation industry will tell you that there are many more business and economic responsibilities for truckers and Owner Operators besides simply getting something delivered at the right time and place. Heavy Vehicle Use Tax, or HVUT, is one of the most common taxes that the IRS imposes on heavy highway vehicles in the United States.

Paying this tax properly involves filing the IRS Form 2290 and then receiving a Stamped Schedule 1from the IRS. This Form is so easy to E-File online, and thanks to, there is no reason to be late, as you can see from the following points:

IRS Fines

The IRS can add all kinds of interest and late fees, but if you end up in court over the matter it will lead to the court costs as well as heavy fines. Unless you enjoy IRS Audits and spending time in courtrooms, it is a terrible to not pay your taxes on time.

Form 2290 can be filed at any time after the deadline has passed but the tax due may be subject to penalties and interest. The penalty for failing to file IRS Form 2290 in a timely manner is equal to 4.5 percent of the total tax due, assessed on a monthly basis up to five months. Late filers not making an HVUT (Form 2290) payment also face an additional monthly penalty equal to 0.5 percent of total tax due. Additional interest charges of 0.54 percent per month accrue as well.

Taxes help improve public roads

Paying taxes is never a joyful experience, but you should get some gratification in the fact that much of the taxes paid for HVUT go back into the cost of roads and highway expenses. It just makes sense; if you enjoy using something, you shouldn’t mind paying for it.

Not filing or not paying is a Crime

Fines are bad enough, but it could be worse. Going to court can lead to criminal charges. The IRS &state governments could prosecute anyone who purposely cheats to avoid paying the truck tax. It can also lead to time in prison.

Stay focused on your business

If these are not paid in a timely manner, the previously mentioned fines, court appearances, and possible jail time could seriously put a halt on your business. The time and energy spent worrying about IRS Audits, Fines, and Court Dates is not worth it.

The IRS prefers

It is essential to note that IRS recommends e-filing. This is the first and foremost reason for e-filing being the preferred choice of well informed tax payers. Avoid getting penalized by the IRS by simply filing these easy returns at or

Have you used your vehicle first time in Dec 2011 since July1st, 2011?

If YES, then you need to file IRS Form 2290 by end of this month (Jan 31st 2012) and get your Schedule-1 instantly go for easy e-filing at will not be liable for any late filing penalty or interest if you meet this due date. is committed to provide the Best in Quality and Service for all our users, is a certified, IRS authorized, e-file service provider for Form 2290.Tax2290 is a product of ThinkTrade Inc and a part of We are a BBB accredited company with A+ certification.
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