2017 Truck Tax Due

Electronic filing is required for each return reporting 25 or more vehicles

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Truckers pay federal excise tax on heavy vehicles driven on public highways with 55,000 lbs or more in a tax period beginning on July 1 of this year and ending on June 30 of the succeeding year. This 2290 Truck Tax is been reported by millions of trucking carriers, owner operators and independent drives, both interstate and intrastate trucking companies. Let us make it simple, below would give you more insights about 2290 truck taxes and reporting options.

Who Must File 2290 Truck Tax?

You must file Form 2290 and Schedule-1 for the tax period beginning on July 1, and ending on June 30, if a taxable highway motor vehicle is registered, or required to be registered, in your name under state, District of Columbia, Canadian, or Mexican law at the time of its first use during the period and the vehicle has a taxable gross weight of 55,000 pounds (lbs) or more.

Everyone who own and operate a truck is liable for this 2290 truck tax, may be an individual, limited liability company (LLC), corporation, partnership, or any other type of organization (including nonprofit, charitable, educational, etc.).

In other case, if a taxable vehicle is registered in the name of both the owner and another person, the owner is liable for the tax. This rule also applies to dual registration of a leased vehicle. Any vehicle operated under a dealer’s tag, license, or permit is considered registered in the name of the dealer so he is liable for this 2290 truck tax.

2290 Truck Tax Deadline

This federal heavy vehicle use tax return must be filed for the month the taxable vehicle is first used on public highways during the current period, pay in full.

Usually August 31st is the last date for reporting this 2290 truck taxes for the complete tax period.

As stated above the current period begins July 1, and ends June 30 of a tax year.

If in case purchased a used vehicle then you’re liable for this 2290 truck tax if you’re about to register this traded vehicle in your name or company name. Form 2290 must be filed by the last day of the month following the month of first use, pay in full calculating tax for the remaining period till June 30.

If you first use multiple vehicles in more than one month, then a separate Form 2290 must be filed for each month.

The filing rules apply whether you are paying the tax or reporting suspension of the tax. A heavy vehicle is exempt from paying tax if it is estimated to drive 5,000 miles or less (7,500 miles or less for agricultural vehicles) during the period. However exempt is for paying tax and not for reporting 2290 truck tax form.

Electronic filing for 2290 truck tax

To report vehicles for which you are paying 2290 truck taxes and for those including suspension of the tax by category and you would list the vehicle identification number (VIN) on Schedule-1. This is the proof of payment that you can vouch to register your vehicle(s) in any state. The copy of Schedule-1 is stamped (watermarked) and returned to you by the IRS for this purpose. When you electrically report this 2290 truck tax, Schedule 1 the “Proof of Payment” is inbox to you in just minutes after IRS accepting your return. No more waiting for the traditional mail for weeks.

Electronic filing is required for each return reporting and paying tax on 25 or more vehicles. Tax-suspended vehicles (designated by category W) aren’t included in the electronic filing requirement for 25 or more vehicles since you aren’t paying tax on them. However, all taxpayers are encouraged to file electronically. Electronic filing generally allows for quicker processing of your return. A stamped Schedule 1 can be available within minutes after filing and acceptance by the IRS.

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