IRS Form 2290 Amendments

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If you discover an error after filing your 2290 truck tax return, you need to amend your return to correct that error or when your vehicle information changes from previously filed Form 2290 return then you need to report to the IRS accordingly in Form 2290 Amendment.

Amendments in Form 2290 are of three types and they are;

  • Increase in your Vehicle Taxable Gross Weight
  • Suspended vehicles exceeding the mileage use limit, or
  • VIN Correction

When it comes to amendments can be report it electronically using TruckDues.com.

Increase in your Vehicle Taxable Gross Weight

After filing your 2290 original tax return, if your vehicles gross weight increases or your vehicle falls into a new category you need to report an amendment. The actual unloaded weight of the vehicle fully equipped for service is termed as Gross Weight and assigned with a category type between A to V.

For Example, if you vehicle has a gross weight of 60,000 lbs and falls into G category while reporting your previous tax return for the tax period and when your vehicle’s estimated gross weight increases and falls into new category say V (above 75,000 lbs), then you need to calculate and report the additional tax for this increase in category using Form 2290 and termed as Amendment. This should be reported by the last day of the month following the month in which the taxable gross weight increased. With Truckdues.com, we make it easy to file this increase in taxable gross weight and accurately calculate the difference in tax due to IRS. You will also get your Schedule 1 copy for the new weight category in minutes.

Suspended vehicles exceeding the mileage use limit

You may have filed your vehicle us suspended and estimated that it will be operated within the mileage use limit of 5,000 miles or less (7,500 miles or less for Agricultural Vehicles) on a public highway. Over a period of time, if your vehicle’s mileage limit exceeds then you need to calculate and report the additional tax for this increase in mileage use limit using Form 2290 and termed as Amendment.

This should be reported by the last day of the month following the month in which the mileage use limit increased. With Truckdues.com, we make it easy to file this increase in taxable gross weight and accurately calculate the difference in tax due to IRS. You will also get your Schedule 1 copy for the new weight category in minutes.

VIN Correction

VIN Correction is filed if you have made any mistake in VIN# in the previously filed Form 2290. However, VIN Corrections can be filed for Taxable or Suspended Vehicles, and not for credit vehicles or prior year suspended vehicles.

Even though VIN Correction is part of Amendments, it has to be reported separately. At TruckDues.com you have option to report mistakenly filed VIN# and correct it for FREE, when you filed your original 2290 with us. Read more about VIN Corrections here.

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