How to Calculate my Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT)?
Want to know exactly how much your HVUT will be before you e-file Form 2290? You can quickly figure out your 2290 tax amount by simply entering a few key details.
Select the First Used Month
Choose the month that you first used the vehicle during the tax year. The Form 2290 tax year begins on July 1 and ends on June 30 of the following year.
Select a weight category and enter the vehicle count
The taxable gross weight of a vehicle is a sum of:
- The actual unloaded weight of a fully equipped vehicle.
- The actual unloaded weight of any trailers or semi-trailers that are fully equipped and generally used in combination with the vehicle.
- The weight of the maximum load carried on the vehicle and the trailers or semi-trailers.
Taxable Weight Categories A [55,000 lbs] to V [Over 75,000 lbs] Tax Exempt Category W
Tax exempt vehicles will be marked as “Category W” on your Form 2290. A vehicle is considered suspended if it is driven less than 5,000 miles during a particular tax year. Agricultural vehicles can be driven up to 7,500 miles.Logging Vehicles
If a vehicle exclusively haul products harvested from the forested site then it is a Logging vehicle. Logging vehicles are taxed at a slightly reduced rate (25% less).
Add vehicles with multiple weight catagories
If you have vehicles with different weight categories, click Add Another Category button. Then enter Taxable and Logging vehicles count for the new weight category to calculate the
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I know if my vehicle is taxable?
Highway motor vehicles that have a taxable gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more are taxable.
What is the First Used Month?
The month that you first used the vehicle during the tax period.
When is the tax due date?
If your vehicle was in use last July, your Form 2290 due date is August 31, 2021. The typical tax year for professional drivers is from July 1st until June 30th of the following year.
If you have a new vehicle, you must efile 2290 by the last day of the month.
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