Uses of IRS form 2290 & schedule 1 copy

Have you ever wondered what this form 2290 is used for? We congratulate your eyesight for choosing this blog of amidst thousands on the World Wide Web to know the same. Here are the uses of form 2290 or the form closely related to the heavy vehicles use tax.

Tax liability for heavy vehicles

July 1st, 2012 – June 30, 2013 is a taxable period for the year 2012-2013. If you proudly own a heavy vehicle weighing 55, 000 pounds or more in your name during this period and have first used it on public highway in the month of July, you have to file form 2290 & pay the tax due amounts to the IRS before the 31st of August, 2012. For this, you don’t have to go to the IRS and wait in cycles of times to get it done. Use our e-file tax software application at to complete the entire process within minutes of login.

Suspended vehicles exceeding limits

If you had files a suspended vehicle for the year and it exceeds its mileage limit due to unexpected excessive travel, you need to file form 2290 under amendments. Filing amendments has been made much simpler on with all supporting features to get you done with in no time. Why do you want to waste your time and money in waiting and postages when you have e-file amendments option with which you can save a lot of both these resources?

Vehicle falls into new weight category

If your vehicle had been within and around the non-taxable weight category until recently and now due to many physical reasons, it has gained some weight and has fallen into new weight category that is heavy vehicle use taxable, you have to figure out the tax due amounts, file form 2290 and pay the due amounts to the IRS. Don’t worry, we will calculate all the tax amounts part for you. You just have to choose our amendment services (we will get the information from you through simple question-answer format) and file your return in such a case on tax

Claim suspension from tax

You have to report suspension from tax to the IRS through form 2290 that you have a taxable heavy vehicle but you will be using it during the period 5,000 miles or less (7,500 miles or less for agricultural vehicles). You can later claim the credits from the IRS after the period through form 8849 for the prior filing. Both are available at their best of safe online filing functionalities at tax

Acquisition of used taxable vehicle

If you have been sold or transferred with a vehicle from someone else, using form 2290, as the responsible new owner you have to declare if it is still suspended or figure and pay the taxes applicable on the used vehicle put to use during the period. If you get a form 2290 paper copy from the IRS, you might get confused with the tax jargons in it. That’s why we have come up with easily comprehendible interview type questions that can be understood even by your kids to get you completed with filing form 2290 comfortably like never before.

Schedule 1 copy that will be IRS stamped once accepted by them the moment you transmit your return (within minutes on e-file), is used

  • To report all the vehicles using their VINs (Vehicle Identification Number) for which you are reporting your tax. The very purpose of filing form 2290 in simple words.
  • As a proof of payment to register / renew your vehicles with the states or to run safely on legal roads in other words.

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