IRS Form 2290 Due Date for 2020-2021

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An Overview of Form 2290, Due Date and Filing Requirements

Updated on July 04, 2020 - 4:00 PM by Admin, ExpressTruckTax

Form 2290, is also known as HVUT Form used to report the HVUT payments made for the taxable vehicle that has a gross weight of over 55,000 pounds or more. The due date for Form 2290 depends upon the first used month of the taxable vehicle. Usually, the tax periods begin on July 1 and end on June 30 each year.

The following are the topics that talk in detail about the Form 2290 due date and other associated elements of Form 2290 filing.

1.When is 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.

Due Date Icon August 31st, 2020

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.

2.Form 2290 Deadline for those having First Used Month other than the July

Check out the table below to know when your Form 2290 and HVUT payment is due.

Form 2290 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

3.Information Required to file Form 2290:

In-order to report Form 2290 with the IRS you need to have the following information:

  • Business Details such as EIN, Name, and Address
  • Vehicle Details such as VIN, Taxable Gross Weight, and First Used Month
  • Preferred HVUT Payment Method
Form-2290 Information

4. Choosing HVUT Payment Methods

The IRS accepts the following payment for heavy vehicle use tax (HVUT) using the following methods:

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

IRS currently not accepting the payments through debit and credit cards.

And, If you choose to pay taxes using a check or money order, you have to complete Form 2290-V, attach it along with your check or money order and mail it to the IRS.

Check here for the Form 2290 mailing address

5.How do I File Form 2290 and get my 2290 Schedule 1 before the deadline?

Get Started with ExpressTruckTax the #1 Form 2290 e-file provider trusted by 600,000+ truckers in the U.S. You can complete your Form 2290 filing in a matter of minutes.

Just follow the steps mentioned below to complete and e-file your Form 2290 with the IRS:

6. Why Should I Choose ExpressTruckTax?

There are various reasons to choose ExpressTruckTax. We have listed a few for your reference:

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  • Supports Form 2290 Amendments
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7. What if you have missed the Form 2290 deadline?

IRS will impose penalties for those who fail to file Form 2290 on-time. There are two common reasons for which the IRS may impose penalties.

  • One is for failing to file or to pay taxes by the actual due date
  • And another is for filing the false or fraudulent returns with the IRS

You will be also charged additional interest every month when you fail to pay your HVUT payment. Learn More about HVUT penalties and interest rates in detail here.

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