IRS Form 8849 – Schedule 6 Refund Claims for Heavy Vehicles

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Form 2290, Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return allows you to attach refund claims on your vehicles while reporting taxes. There are certain claims need to be done separately using Form 8849, Claim for Refund of Excise Taxes and use right Schedules. Usually 2290 claims are made in Schedule 6 return.

A claim for refund may be made for the following:

  1. Overpaid my tax due by mistake
  2. Taxable Vehicle was Sold / Transferred / Destroyed or Stolen
  3. Vehicle was used within the mileage use limit (5,000 miles or less; 7,500 or less for agricultural vehicles on public highways)

Overpaid my tax due by mistake

An overpayment of tax due by mistake in tax liabilities previously reported on Form 2290. The claim is made by the person that paid the tax to the government. Need to provide detailed information for the IRS by attaching some supporting documents for faster processing of your refund claims. If you own any proof for multiple payment of taxes say Schedule 1 copy with the same VIN# stamped by IRS or bank statement showing multiple transaction for same period can be produced to the IRS. When adequate supporting documents are presented it would help IRS for faster processing of your refund.

Taxable Vehicle was Sold / Transferred / Destroyed or Stolen

A pro rata refund of the tax paid on Form 2290 for a vehicle that was sold / transferred, destroyed, or stolen before June 1 of any period (July 1 – June 30) and subsequently not used during the period. The claim is made by the person in whose name the vehicle is registered at the time it was sold, destroyed, or stolen. To make a claim for a vehicle that was sold, destroyed, or stolen, the following information must be attached to Schedule 6.

  • The vehicle identification number (VIN).
  • Whether the vehicle was sold/ transferred or destroyed, or stolen.
  • Date of the sale, accident, or theft. (actual Incident date)

We will automatically calculate the pro rate refund for the tax paid in form 2290 and file it online with the IRS to process the claim request.

Vehicle was used within the mileage use limit (Low Mileage Vehicle Claims)

Any vehicle on which the tax was paid on Form 2290 and was used well within 5,000 miles or less on public highways (7,500 or less for agricultural vehicles) during the period (July 1 – June 30). The mileage limitation applies to the total mileage a vehicle is driven during a period regardless of the number of owners of the vehicle. A claim for this mileage refund cannot be filed until after June 30 of the period. The claim is made by the person that paid the tax to the government.

We will automatically calculate the pro rate refund for the tax paid in form 2290 and file it online with the IRS to process the claim request.

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  • When you report your taxes on Form 2290, you can attach a credit vehicle and adjust your tax liabilities while reporting it online.
  • You can attach Sold / Transferred / Destroyed or Stolen Vehicle credit and prior year low mileage vehicle credit.
  • Claim for this low mileage refund cannot be filed until after June 30 of the tax period.
  • When your refund claim amount increases than your tax liabilities our website will automatically generate Form 8849 Schedule 6 claims return and save you a lot of time.
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More about Refund Claims

Claim a credit for tax paid on a vehicle that is destroyed, stolen, sold or used 5,000 miles or less (7,500 for agricultural vehicles) during the reporting period.

The Internal Revenue Code puts a limit on the time in which you can claim a refund for the overpayment of tax. You have to file the claim within three years from the date you file the original tax return or, if you don’t file a return, within two years of the date you actually overpay the tax.

Can I claim a refund electronically for a vehicle that was sold, destroyed or stolen during the tax period?

Yes. You can claim a credit for the tax paid on the next Form 2290 you file in the same or next tax period. Or, you can claim a refund of the tax paid on Form 8849, Schedule 6, Other Claims. The amount depends on when the vehicle was sold, destroyed or stolen.

Can I claim a refund electronically for a vehicle I used less than 5,000 miles during the tax period?

Yes. If you already paid the tax on a vehicle you used for less than 5,000 miles, you can claim a credit on the first Form 2290 you file for the next tax period. Or, you can claim a refund on Form 8849, Schedule 6, Other Claims. However, a credit or claim for this refund cannot be filed until the next tax Period.

A credit, lower tax, exemption or refund is not allowed for an occasional light or decreased load or a discontinued or changed use of a vehicle.

Credit or refund for participation in a state vehicle replacement program

You may be eligible for a credit or refund of Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax if you are approved for and participate in a state vehicle replacement incentive program. To apply for a credit for the current year, complete line 5 of Form 2290, following the instructions to include the required information and file your return. To apply for a refund, complete Form 8849 with Schedule 6 (Form 8849), following the instructions for each. For help you may call us and we shall walk you through the process.

Claim requirements

Generally, a claim must be filed within 3 years of the filing of the return to which the claim relates, or 2 years from when the tax reported on that return was paid, whichever is later.

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