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It’s pretty simple. When you e-file Form 2290 with ExpressTruckTax, you will receive a digital copy of your stamped Schedule 1 by email with an IRS e-file watermark. Or you can download a copy of your 2290 Schedule at any time from your ExpressTruckTax dashboard.
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IRS form 2290 is used to pay Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT). IRS Form 2290 is designed to help provide funding to federal states to repair the roads damaged due to heavy highway vehicle use. Extensive running of heavy highway vehicles weighing more than 55,000 pounds can cause major destruction to roads.
The taxes collected by IRS Form 2290 helps pay for maintenance and repair as well as a variety of other programs to keep the roads well maintained.
Schedule 1 of Heavy Highway Vehicles Form 2290 can be e-filed through an authorized e-file software provider, like ExpressTruckTax. Federal tax e-file providers offer relevant Form 2290 instructions that make the e-file process quick and easy. form 2290 should be filed for each month a taxable vehicle is first used on public highways. the current taxation period for heavy highway vehicles begins July of each year and ends on June 30 the following year.
The Heavy Vehicle Use Tax or HVUT, is the fee IRS requires you to pay annually on heavy vehicles operating on public highways with registered gross weights equal to or exceeding 55,000 pounds.
The tax year for Form 2290 starts in July of each year and ends on June 30 of the following year. if the gross taxable weight is between 55,000 to 75,000 pounds, the HVUT is $100, plus $22 per 1,000 pounds over 55,000 pounds. for over 75,000-pound vehicles, the maximum hvut is $550 per year. the taxes are lower for logging vehicles - vehicles primarily used for exclusive transport of products harvested from the forest and that are registered with a state agency as such.
The table below shows the taxes for logging and regular trucks:
|Taxable Gross Weight||Heavy Vehicle Use Tax Rate||Logging Vehicle Rate|
|Below 55,000 lbs||No Tax||No Tax|
|55,000 to 75,000 lbs||$100 plus $22 per 1000 lbs over 55,000 lbs||$75 plus $16.5 per 1000 lbs over 55,000 lbs|
|Over 75,000 lbs||$550||$412.50|
For any vehicles placed into service after July, the taxes are prorated.
Exempt carriers may be required to file tax forms with the IRS or notify the local department of motor vehicles (DMV) of the exempt status being claimed.
The vehicles above are called Suspended Vehicles but must be reported to the IRS.