IRS Form 2290 with Schedule 1 must be filed each year for all taxable highway vehicles that are registered, or required to be registered, in your name under state, District of Columbia, Canadian, or Mexican law.
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You must file IRS Form 2290 and get a stamped copy of your Schedule 1 if a taxable highway motor vehicle is registered, or required to be registered in your name under state, District of Columbia, Canadian, or Mexican law at the time of its first use during the tax period. The vehicle must also have a taxable gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more in order to require the usage of this form.
To file form 2290, you need the details of your business, including your business name, address (a sole proprietor can use their legal name and address), EIN (Employer Identification Number), and details of authorized signatory.
Please note: You must have an EIN to file Form 2290. If you do not already have an EIN, you can find details here describing the process and requirements.
You will also need the details of your vehicle, including the VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) and the gross taxable weight.
If you are going to pay the IRS by using direct debit, be sure to have both the routing and account number ready to input.
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Enter your business name and EIN. These are very important, so be sure that both are entered correctly.
The tax year for IRS Form 2290 starts July 1 of each year and ends on June 30 of the following year. Form 2290 is filed based on the first used month of the vehicle. For example, if your vehicle was first used on public highways in September, you have until October 31 to file your 2290.
Begin by entering in the vehicle identification number, or VIN, and then enter the taxable gross weight of the vehicle. You will also have the option to select if your vehicle is used for any special purposes, such as for agricultural use or use for logging.
No need to do any complex calculations by yourself, we will do that for you and let you know exactly how much you need to pay. There are several payment options available to pay the IRS for your HVUT, including:
First, we’ll check over your form to make sure it’s clear of any basic errors. After your form has been checked for errors by us, double check the summary to be sure that your business and vehicle information are entered correctly.
Once payment information has been entered, your return is ready to be transmitted to the IRS. Simply enter a 5-digit number of your choosing at the bottom of the page to electronically sign and transmit.
Depending on volume, your return should be either accepted or rejected by the IRS within 10 to 15 minutes. When accepted, we will automatically send you a stamped copy of your Schedule 1 immediately via email. For rejected returns, you can check the reason for rejection on your Dashboard, and resubmit as many times as you want for free. You can also download your Schedule 1 from the Dashboard of your account at any time, and from there, it can be emailed or faxed anywhere you want.
When E-filing your IRS Form 2290 with us, our system can identify credits to help you quickly and easily e-file your Form 8849, so you can get your money back faster.
The IRS has made some small changes to Form 2290 filing requirements for the new tax season. It is now mandatory to provide both the name and address of the purchaser for credit/refund claims for vehicles sold after July 1, 2015. After purchasing a vehicle, the tax calculations will also change because you are no longer required to pay tax on the first-used month of a partial month. The prior owner of the vehicle is responsible for paying the tax on this partial month.Click here to register