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IRS Form 2290 Due Date for 2020-2021

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Form 2290 Due Date

Updated on May 26, 2020 - 4:00 PM by Admin, ExpressTruckTax

Also known as the Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Form, the Form 2290 is an excise tax.

A Form 2290 must Due dates for filing Form 2290 must be filed for each month when a taxable vehicle is First Used Month (FUM) on public highways during the current period. The current period begins on July 1, 2020, and ends on June 30, 2021, of the following year.

1.When is the Form 2290 due?

The IRS Form 2290 for Heavy Vehicle Use Taxes (HVUT) must be filed every year by August 31st. The current tax period for heavy highway vehicles begin on July 1, 2020, and ends on June 30, 2021.

For newly purchased vehicles, the Form 2290 due date is the last day of the month following the month of the vehicles’ first use. For example, if a vehicle is first used in November, the Form 2290 due date for that vehicle is December 31st. However, if the Form 2290 due date falls on a Saturday, a Sunday, or a legal holiday, the deadline will be moved to the next business day.

Due Dates for the 2020-2021 Tax Year

IF, in this period, the vehicle is first used during Then, file IRS Form 2290 and make your payment by*
July, 2020 August 31, 2020
August, 2020 September 30, 2020
September, 2020 November 2, 2020
October, 2020 November 30, 2020
November, 2020 December 31, 2020
December, 2020 February 1, 2021
January, 2021 March 1, 2021
February, 2021 March 31, 2021
March, 2021 April 30, 2021
April, 2021 May 31, 2021
May, 2021 June 30, 2021
June, 2021 August 2, 2021

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
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, 2020 March 2, 2020
February, 2020 March 31, 2020
March, 2020 April 30, 2020
April, 2020 June 1, 2020
May, 2020 June 30, 2020
June, 2020 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

2.Are there HVUT penalties for late filing/payment?

Yes. There are two common reasons you may be penalized when filing HVUT Form 2290.

  • Failing to file or to pay taxes by the due date
  • Filing false or fraudulent returns

You will also be charged additional interest every month you fail to pay your HVUT tax.

*Be sure to file your 2290 by the due date seen in the chart above. However, if the Form 2290 due date falls on a Saturday, a Sunday, or a legal holiday, the deadline will be moved to the next business day. Learn More

3.Can I file my 2020-21 Form 2290 online?

Yes! At ExpressTruckTax, you can file your Form 2290 online in a matter of minutes.

All you have to do is enter 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 customer support via phone, email, and live chat. Support provided in both English and Spanish.

4. What can I pay my Heavy Vehicle Use Tax?

The IRS accepts the following HVUT payment methods:

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

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

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

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

If your return is rejected, you can correct the mistake and re-transmit it to the IRS for free. You will always receive an email from the IRS explaining the rejection.

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

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

You will also automatically receive your stamped Schedule 1 by email, fax, or mail.

7. I’ve lost my 2290 Schedule 1. How do I get another 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, simply log into your ExpressTruckTax account. You can view or download a digital copy of your 2290 Schedule 1 and Form 2290 from there.

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