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Form 2290 Due Date for the 2019-2020 Tax Year

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When is Form 2290 Due Date?

The IRS Form 2290 for Heavy Vehicle Use Taxes (HVUT) must be filed annually by August 31st (September 3rd for 2019-20 Tax Year) for all registered vehicles used on public highways during the current tax period. The current tax period for heavy highway vehicles begin on July 1, 2019, and ends on June 30, 2020. For newly purchased vehicles, the Form 2290 due date is the last day of the month following the vehicles first use. Please refer the following table to know when is your Form 2290 due.

For example: If a vehicle is placed in service in November, the Form 2290 due date is December 31st. If the
Form 2290 due date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday the deadline will be moved to the next
business day.

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Due Dates for the 2019-2020 Tax Year

IF, in this period, the vehicle is first used during ... THEN, file Form 2290 and make your payment by ..
July, 2019 September 3, 2019 File Now
August, 2019 September 30, 2019
September, 2019 October 31, 2019
October, 2019 December 2, 2019
November, 2019 December 31, 2019
December, 2019 January 31, 2020
January, 2019 March 2, 2020
February, 2019 March 31, 2020
March, 2019 April 30, 2020
April, 2019 June 1, 2020
May, 2019 June 30, 2020
June, 2019 July 31, 2020

Due Dates for the 2018-2019 Tax Year

IF, in this period, the vehicle is first used during Then, file IRS Form 2290 and make your payment by*
July, 2018 August 31, 2018
August, 2018 October 1, 2018
September, 2018 October 31, 2018
October, 2018 November 30, 2018
November, 2018 December 31, 2018
December, 2018 January 31, 2019
January, 2019 February 28, 2019
February, 2019 April 1, 2019
March, 2019 April 30, 2019
April, 2019 May 31, 2019
May, 2019 July 1, 2019
June, 2019 July 31, 2019

Due Dates for the 2017-2018 Tax Year

IF, in this period, the vehicle is first used during Then, file IRS Form 2290 and make your payment by*
July, 2017 August 31, 2017
August, 2017 September 30, 2017
September, 2017 October 31, 2017
October, 2017 November 30, 2017
November, 2017 January 3, 2018
December, 2017 January 31, 2018
January, 2018 February 28, 2018
February, 2018 March 31, 2018
March, 2018 May 1, 2018
April, 2018 May 31, 2018
May, 2018 June 30, 2018
June, 2018 July 31, 2018

HVUT Penalties

The IRS may impose penalties for several different reasons regarding HVUT Form 2290. You may be penalized for failing to file your return or to pay taxes owed by the Form 2290 due date. HVUT penalties may also be applied for filing false or fraudulent returns. These penalties are in addition to interest charged on late payments.

* File by the corresponding 2290 due date seen in the chart above regardless of when state registration for the vehicle is due. If any Form 2290 due date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, file by the next business day.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I file my Form 2290 online for 2019-20 tax year?

Yes. At ExpressTruckTax, you can file your Form 2290 online in minutes. Get started today by simply entering your business and vehicle information.

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Have a question about your Heavy Highway Use Tax or the Form 2290 filing process? ExpressTruckTax offers 100% US-based support via phone, email, and live chat. Support provided in both English and Spanish.

What payment methods can I use to pay my Heavy Vehicle Use Tax?

The IRS suggest the following HVUT payment methods:

  • Direct Debit or Electronic Funds Withdrawal (EFW)
  • Credit Card or Debit Card
  • EFTPS (Electronic Federal Tax Payment System)
  • Check or Money Order

How do I know IRS accepted my Form 2290?

When you file Form 2290 with ExpressTruckTax, you will receive an email once the IRS processes your return.

You will receive your stamped Schedule 1 (official proof of payment) once your Form 2290 is accepted.

If for any reason your return is rejected you can correct the mistake and re-transmit for free. You will receive an email explaining the cause for rejection.

How long does it take to get my stamped Schedule 1 (proof of HVUT payment)?

When you file 2290 with ExpressTruckTax, you will typically receive your stamped Schedule 1 (proof of HVUT payment) in minutes.

You will receive your stamped Schedule 1 via email automatically, however, ExpressTruckTax does offer postal & faxing options.

I’ve lost my 2290 Schedule 1. How do I get a copy?

ExpressTruckTax stores a copy of your 2290 Schedule 1 & Form 2290 for seven years. If you misplace your 2290 Schedule 1 or want to access your Form 2290 log into your ExpressTruckTax account, there you can view or download a digital copy of your 2290 Schedule 1 and Form 2290.

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