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IRS Form 2290 Due Date for the Tax Year 2016-2017

The IRS Form 2290 for Heavy Vehicle Use Taxes (HVUT) must be filed annually for each taxable vehicle that is used on public highways during the current tax period. The current tax period for heavy vehicles begins on July 1, 2016 and ends on June 30, 2017. A Form 2290 must also be filed once a vehicle is placed in service. The due date for each month is the last day of the following month.

For example: if a vehicle is placed in service on November 3rd, the Form 2290 will be due on December 31st. If any Form 2290 due date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, file by the next business day.

Due Date for tax year 2016-2017

IF, in this period, the vehicle is first used during Then, file IRS Form 2290 and make your payment by*
July, 2016 August 31, 2016
August, 2016 September 30, 2016
September, 2016 October 31, 2016
October, 2016 November 30, 2016
November, 2016 January 3, 2017
December, 2016 January 31, 2017
January, 2017 February 28, 2017
February, 2017 March 31, 2017
March, 2017 May 1, 2017
April, 2017 May 31, 2017
May, 2017 June 30, 2017
June, 2017 July 31, 2017
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HVUT Penalties

The IRS may impose Penalties for a number of different reasons in regard to the Form 2290 filing. Penalties may be assessed for failing to file Heavy Vehicle Use Tax returns or pay taxes by the 2290 due date. HVUT Penalties may also be assessed for filing false or fraudulent returns. These penalties are in addition to interest charged on late payments.

HVUT Penalties for late filing or late payment will not be imposed if reasonable cause can be provided for not filing or paying on time. If you file after the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax due date, an explanation must be attached to the return to show reasonable cause.

*File by this date regardless of when state registration for the vehicle is due