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Suspended Vehicle Exceeds Mileage Limit

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Suspended Vehicle Exceeds Mileage Limit

Updated on May 18, 2020 - 10:30 AM by Admin, ExpressTruckTax

Suspended vehicles exceeding the mileage use limit. limit means the use of a vehicle on public highways 5,000 miles or (7,500 miles or less for agricultural vehicles). The mileage use limit applies to the total mileage a vehicle is used during a period, regardless of the number of owners.

1.What is a Form 2290 Suspended Vehicle?

Within the 12 months filing period, when a vehicle does not cross the average miles that is 5000 miles, it falls under the category of Suspended vehicles. Though the taxes are not paid on the suspended vehicles, you need to still file form 2290 for these vehicles.

Once this suspended vehicle exceeds the mileage use limit, you need to report it to the IRS using Form 2290 amendment. Mileage use limit for a heavy vehicle on public highways is 5,000 miles or less, or 7,500 miles for agricultural vehicles.

2.What are Suspended vehicles exceeding the mileage use limit?

The average mileage use limit for suspended vehicles on public highways is 5,000 miles or less (7,500 miles or less for agricultural vehicles). After you filed your 2290 original tax return, if you notice any changes in the mileage then you should file form 2290 amendment. Once a suspended vehicle exceeds the mileage use limit, the tax becomes due.

For example, if you have reported the mileage as 4,000 miles in your previously filed 2290 return, and during the period if it exceeds 6,000 miles, the tax becomes due for that period. Report this change to the IRS by filing Form 2290 amendment. The mileage use limit applies to the total mileage a vehicle was on road during a period, regardless of the number of owners.

3.How to file Form 2290 amendment for suspended vehicle mileage exceeding?

The mileage use limit for a heavy vehicle on public highways is 5,000 miles or less and 7,500 miles or less for agricultural vehicles. The mileage use limit is the total mileage a vehicle was on the road during the period, regardless of the number of owners. To file Form 2290 for Suspended vehicle, follow the steps below;

  • Reporting the tax due on page 2 of Form 2290 based on the month the vehicle was first used in the period.
  • Check the Amended Return box and report the month the suspended vehicles exceeded the mileage use limit.

File the amended Form 2290 and Schedule 1 by the last day of the month following the month in which the mileage use limit was exceeded. With ExpressTruckTax, you can

4. What are the e-filing requirements for suspended vehicles?

E-filing is required for filing every return reporting and paying taxes for 25 & more vehicles. However, for suspended vehicles that are designated by category W are not included in Form 2290 electronic filing requirement for 25 or more vehicles as the filer isn’t paying tax on them.

However, the IRS encourages everyone to file electronically regardless of the number of vehicles being reported.

5.When to file amendment form 2290?

Amendment form 2290, is filed when your vehicle exceeds the average mileage use limit. If your vehicle does not cross the average miles i.e., 5,000 miles (7,500 miles or less for agricultural vehicles) within the 12 months filing period, then it falls under the category of (W) Suspended vehicle. Though you don’t need to pay taxes for suspended vehicles, you are still required to file form 2290 for these vehicles.

Once a suspended vehicle exceeds the mileage use limit, the tax is due. When the status of the vehicle changes to a taxable vehicle, use the HVUT Form 2290 - Amendment option to file for the exceeded mileage and pay the tax due.you The vehicles reported for exceeding mileage should also be reported under “Prior Year Suspended” section of the next year filing Form 2290.

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