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Frequently Asked Questions

The due date for Form 2290, which is used to report and pay the federal heavy highway vehicle use tax, is typically August 31st of each year. However, if the due date falls on a weekend or federal holiday, it may be moved to the next business day. 

It typically takes only a few minutes to complete an e-filing of Form 2290. However, the exact processing time can vary depending on the complexity of the filing, the processing volume of the IRS, and the filing method used. Most filers receive an emailed confirmation of payment within minutes of submitting their form, however, it may take up to 3 weeks for the IRS to process the return and issue a Stamped Schedule

Yes, there is a penalty for not filing Form 2290 on time. The IRS imposes a late filing penalty, which is 5% of the total tax due for each month the Form 2290 is not filed, up to a maximum of twenty-four (24) months. The penalty is assessed from the original due date of the Form 2290 until the date it is actually filed. Additionally, interest accrues on any unpaid taxes from the due date of the Form 2290 until the date it is paid

Yes, there are several filing options available for Form 2290. You can file the form online, through the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) e-file system, or you can file a paper copy of the form with the IRS by mail. Additionally, you can have a trusted tax-preparation professional or service file the form on your behalf.

The Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT) is a federal excise tax imposed on the owners of heavy highway motor vehicles with a taxable gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more. This tax is paid to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and must be paid by the last day of the month following the month in which the vehicle is first used on public highways. The annual tax is based on the weight of the vehicle and the taxable gross weight of the vehicle.

Form 2290 is a form used to report and pay the federal Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT).It is due on or before the last day of the month following the month of first use.

Form 2290, also known as the Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return, is an IRS form required for any person who registers a highway motor vehicle in their name with a taxable gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more. This form must be filed annually in order to remain compliant with federal regulations.

You will need to file the form electronically using an approved IRS e-file provider or mail a paper copy to the IRS. If you owe taxes related to the form, you will also need to make payment using an Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) or Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS).

Yes, the IRS allows taxpayers to make changes in the following categories: Make changes to information already provided, such as correcting a mistake or updating the type of vehicle. Change or add a listed vehicle. Change the taxpayer's name or Employer Identification Number (EIN). Change the taxable gross weight of a listed vehicle. Change the suspension status of a listed vehicle. Remove a listed vehicle from the form.

This form is required to be filed annually by operators of vehicles with a gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more, as well as trailers and semitrailers being used in combination with such vehicles. The purpose of the form is to determine and report the taxable gross weight of the vehicle, calculate the tax (if applicable) and make payment. Filing this form is necessary in order to comply with federal regulations for vehicles of this size and weight.

No, the IRS does not accept Social Security Numbers in place of Employer Identification Numbers.

You can make a Final return, if you no longer wish to file returns for the vehicle, by clicking the Final Return option on Form 2290.

It is a five (5) digit random number (no alphabets or symbols and no zeroes) that serves as an electronic signature on documents electronically transmitted to the IRS

Business Name is the registered name of Business or an Organization.

Highway motor vehicles that operate on public highways having a taxable gross weight of 55000 pounds or more are taxable which includes trucks, buses and trailers/semi-trailers.

Yes. There will be interest charged due to late payment of tax by IRS.

A Stamped Schedule 1 is a proof of payment and a declaration of taxable vehicles acknowledged by IRS.

From the United States call: 866-699-4096 (toll free) From Canada or Mexico call: 859-669-5733 (not toll free)

Generally, a business needs an Employer Identification Number (EIN). You can apply online http://www.irs.gov/Businesses/Small-Businesses-&-Self-Employed/Apply-for-an-Employer-Identification-Number-(EIN)-Online

It is a unique 9 digit number assigned by IRS to a Business / Organization/an individual.

Yes, using our excel file template you can upload multiple vehicle information.

You may login to your account at any time and update your Business Information.

We will maintain two years of your tax records. You may log in any time to retrieve your previous two years Tax returns.

To retrieve your forgotten password, click on the 'Forgot Password?' link on the Login page and we will send the details on how to reset your password to your registered email address after verification

Since it is an e-filing, there is no need to print the tax form before filing electronically.

Yes, you are allowed to register multiple businesses with single user registration.

Yes, You can save your tax return and come back later to file your return.

If you have all required information ready, it will take few minutes to file your return.

You will have to register with us to e-file your 2290 tax return and to utilize our other services.

All Heavy Vehicle Owners - Individuals (Sole Proprietors), Limited Liability Companies (LLC), Corporations, Partnerships, or any other organization such as a non-profit, charitable, educational, etc., must file the Tax return for Heavy Vehicle Usage.

For a VIN correction filing, schedule 1 will be available in seconds.

Yes, you need to register with www.simpletrucktax.com to file your truck tax.