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Monday, December 31, 2012

Happy New Year From ExpressTruckTax

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We at ExpressTruckTax want to thank you for your business this year and we look forward to many more.  May this new year bring many opportunities to your way, to explore every joy of life & may your resolutions for the days ahead stay firm, turning all your dreams into reality and all your efforts into great achievements.

We will be closed on Monday, December 31  for New Year’s but will still offer limited email support.

NOTE: If you need to file your Form 2290 for vehicles first used during the month of November, be advised that the IRS has a scheduled shutdown that began on Wednesday, December 26 and ends on Monday, January 7, 2013. Returns can only be filed at the field office Dec 26 through Jan 7.

Everyone at ExpressTruckTax,  wishes you a happy and safe 2013!

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Saturday, December 29, 2012

Correcting Information on Form 2290

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There are occasions when the information needs to be corrected on Form 2290 after it has been submitted and accepted by the IRS.  The process to correct the information depends on what information needs to be corrected.

Many corrections will require a phone call to the IRS at 866-699-4096.  For typos, misspellings and name corrections, you will want to correct the information on your Schedule 1 and fax it into the IRS and the IRS will make the corrections.  They may require additional information to confirm the correction, but will let you know when you call the number listed above.

If you have the wrong EIN on your Schedule 1, you will want to correct the EIN and fax it along with a letter explaining that the EIN was wrong.  If the return was accepting with an EIN that was not yours, it means the EIN belongs to someone else and the IRS will have to figure out whose payment you made.  If you are told that you need to file a new 2290 and pay the taxes again and then file for a refund using Form 8849, call back until you talk to someone who will assist you without making you pay the tax again and have to wait for a refund.

If your business name changes for any reason, but the EIN remains the same, you will change the business name and fill out the Name Change form and MAIL to the IRS.  A fax will not be accepted as an original signature is required.

The easiest and most common correction is the VIN correction.  VIN corrections can be done online with ExpressTruckTax and are completely free, even if you did not use ExpressTruckTax to file the original return.  You would file a Form 2290 Amendment and choose the VIN Correction option.  It is completely free and takes only a couple minutes!

For any questions about Form 2290 Corrections, go to ExpressTruckTax.com or contact our Express Tax Support Center in Rock Hill, SC by phone at 704-234-6005 or email at support@ExpressTruckTax.com.  We have Spanish Support too!

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Friday, December 28, 2012

Happy New Year from ExpressTruckTax!

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The Express Truck Tax Team would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year!  2012 has been a great year for Express Truck Tax!  We would like to wish you and your loved ones a Happy New Year full of good health, happiness, and prosperity!

Happy New Year!

The Express Truck Tax Team will be on a limited support schedule for the holiday:
New Year's Eve   -   9am-5pm EST
New Year's Day - Email & Chat Support Only


For auld lang syne, my dear,
for auld lang syne,
we'll take a cup of kindness yet,
for auld lang syne.
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Monday, December 24, 2012

Season’s Greetings From ExpressTruckTax

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Merry Christmas from ExpressTruckTax.  May your holiday season and the new year be filled with much joy, happiness and success. We appreciate your business and look forward to working with you in the coming year.

Our Holiday Schedule:

Monday, December 24 & Tuesday, December 25, Closed for Christmas

Monday, December 31 Closed for New Year’s

We will still offer limited email support on these dates.

*NOTE: If you need to file your Form 2290 for vehicles first used during the month of November, be advised that the IRS has a scheduled shutdown beginning on Wednesday, December 26 and ending on Monday, January 7, 2013. Returns can only be filed at the field office Dec 26 through Jan 7. To avoid having to go the IRS office,  we suggest filing before December 26.

From everyone at ExpressTruckTax, best wishes for a safe and happy holiday!

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Thursday, December 20, 2012

Stamped Schedule 1

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ExpressTruckTax has a solution to E-File IRS Form 2290 and get a stamped Schedule 1 as simple as possible. The Stamped Schedule 1 is required in order to register a vehicle. It can be very stressful to wait until the last minute to register your vehicle because you are waiting for the IRS to send you a stamped Schedule 1, because it if you mail the Form 2290 to the IRS, it can take 4-6 weeks before it is processed.  If you choose to physically take it to the IRS, the nearest office may be many miles away. There can also be very long waiting period at the IRS office of up to several hours.

The quickest and easiest way to receive your Stamped Schedule 1 is to E-File your Form 2290 at ExpressTruckTax.com. E-Filing has become more and more popular among taxpayers and tax professionals. The IRS itself recommends E-Filing as their preferred method for filing Form 2290.

Instead of waiting for hours or up to 6 weeks for the IRS to stamp your Schedule 1 and send it back to you, ExpressTruckTax will get your Stamped Schedule 1 within minutes of filing. When you login to the site, you can enter the information for your Form 2290, which will be sent to the IRS electronically. The IRS will then send the stamped Schedule 1 back to ExpressTruckTax, we will automatically email the Schedule 1 to you. You can also choose to have the Schedule 1 faxed to you.

The form will be transmitted with a watermark as well as an IRS E-File logo since the document will not be physically stamped. When ExpressTruckTax sends the Stamped Schedule 1 to the taxpayer, it will be sent as a pdf attachment. Although the form will not be physically stamped, the official E-File watermark serves as an official IRS stamp.

At ExpressTruckTax.com, you can file your Form 2290 and receive your Stamped Schedule 1 within minutes. To E-File the Form 2290 online now, go to ExpressTruckTax.com or contact our Express Tax Support Center in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or email us at support@ExpressTruckTax.com.  We have Spanish Support too!

*NOTE: Any Returns E-Filed between December 26, 2012 and January 7, 2013, will not be processed by the IRS until January 7, 2013, due to their year end scheduled shutdown.

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Monday, December 17, 2012

What You Need to File Form 2290

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ExpressTruckTax.com is the quickest, easiest, and best value for filing your Form 2290 (Heavy Truck Use Tax) online with the IRS. While the deadline to file Form 2290 for vehicles is December 31st, keep in mind that you will have to visit the nearest IRS office in order to file your return if you don’t file before December 26, 2012. The IRS has a scheduled shutdown beginning on Wednesday, December 26 and ending on Monday, January 7, 2013.

Here are a few points to keep in mind while E-Filing.
  • E-file your 2290 returns with Expresstrucktax.com
  • Review Federal Tax ID# or EIN# [Employer Identification Number]
  • Review your Tax Year and Month
  • Review your VIN# [Vehicle Identification Number]
  • Sign and date your return electronically
  • Choose IRS payment option
  • Review all the information
  • Double check your Business Name
  • E-File Your 2290 Return

Choose an IRS payment option:
There are several options to pay the HVUT taxes with the IRS.
  • Electronic Funds Withdrawal, or Direct Debit: The IRS will collect the taxes due after they are provided with a bank account number and routing number
  • EFTPS: You have to schedule the payment to the IRS by going to EFTPS.gov.
  • Check/Money Order: The IRS also supports Check/Money Order as long as it is scheduled by the 31st.


To E-File the Form 2290 online now, go to ExpressTruckTax.com or contact our Express Tax Support Center in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or email us at support@ExpressTruckTax.com.  We have Spanish Support too!

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Friday, December 14, 2012

Trucking Spotlight

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- David Lee Butler

- "Steppin' Razor" Owned and Operated by David L. Butler of High Point, NC

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We are proud to showcase our clients' trucks on our blog! If you are one of our clients, please send us a picture and details about your truck and we will be happy to post them here. Thank You!
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Thursday, December 13, 2012

EIN Required to File Form 2290

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If you are filing Form 2290 for Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT), you must have an EIN to file the return. The IRS will no longer accept Social Security Numbers for the Form 2290. An EIN is an Employer Identification Number, also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number, and can be used to verify a business entity.

If you do not have an EIN, you can apply for one online through the IRS website or if you don’t have the time or unable to get to a computer, you can have a service provider, like Truck Services of North America to do it for you.

NOTE: Remember, for vehicles first used in November, the due date to file your Form 2290 is December 31, 2012. While you can get your EIN immediately, it can take the IRS up to 10 business days to update new EINs into their system; so you will want to get your EIN today!

Once your EIN is in the IRS system or if you already have one, you can file your Form 2290 return and receive your Stamped Schedule 1 within minutes at ExpressTruckTax. To E-File Form 2290 online now, go to ExpressTruckTax.com or contact our Express Tax Support Center in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or email us at support@ExpressTruckTax.com  We have Spanish Support too!
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Monday, December 10, 2012

Trucking Spotlight

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 "Take Pride in Your Ride!"

- J.M. Trucking, LLC

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We are proud to showcase our clients' trucks on our blog! If you are one of our clients, please send us a picture and details about your truck and we will be happy to post them here. Thank You!
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How To Handle Form 2290 Suspended Vehicles

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If a highway motor vehicle does not exceed mileage 5,000 miles or less (7,500 miles or less for agricultural vehicles) it is considered suspended and is exempt from tax. Mileage use limit means the use of a vehicle on public highways 5,000 miles or less (7,500 miles or less for agricultural vehicles). The mileage use limit applies to the total mileage a vehicle is used during a period, regardless of the number of owners.

An agricultural vehicle is any highway motor vehicle that is:
  • Used (or expected to be used) primarily for farming purposes, and
  • Registered (under state laws) as a highway motor vehicle used for farming purposes for the entire period. A special tag or license plate identifying the vehicle as used for farming is not required for it to be considered an agricultural vehicle.

So why would do you have to file if there is no tax due?  In order to obtain your registration and/or tags, state require and Stamped Schedule 1 from the IRS for all vehicles 55,000 lbs or more.  You must file Form 2290 in order to receive your Stamped Schedule 1.

At ExpressTruckTax.com, you can file your Form 2290 and receive your Stamped Schedule 1 within minutes. To E-File the Form 2290 online now, go to ExpressTruckTax.com or contact our Express Tax Support Center in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or email us at support@ExpressTruckTax.com.  We have Spanish Support too!

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Friday, December 7, 2012

E-File Form 2290 for Heavy Vehicles First Used in November 2012

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Although the HVUT, or the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax is imposed annually, it is also mandatory for vehicles to file the IRS Form 2290 after the first use month. The typical tax year for heavy vehicles begins on July 1 and ends on June 30. For vehicles that are first used anytime during the tax year, a prorated tax must be paid for the months that the vehicle was in use. This can be done with the IRS Form 2290 and the easiest way to file the 2290 is through ExpressTruckTax.com

When a new vehicle is placed in service, the Form 2290 must be filed by the last day of the following month. The tax will be prorated based on the number of months the vehicle will have been used during the tax year. If a vehicle was used during any part of a month, the tax will be calculated for that month as a whole. For example, if a vehicle was used on November 28th, it will be taxed as though it was used the entire month, regardless of the fact it was only used for a couple of days. So vehicles that were placed in service during the month of November will need to file HVUT using the 2290 by December 31, and the tax will be based on 8 months, instead of the full year.

All you will need is:

Then you will transmit the return to the IRS and you will receive your Stamped Schedule 1 in just minutes! For more information or to get started today, visit ExpressTruckTax.com or contact our Express Tax Support Center in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or email us at support@ExpressTruckTax.com.  We have Spanish Support too!

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Thursday, December 6, 2012

How To E-File Form 2290 With ExpressTruckTax

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E-Filing Form 2290 with ExpressTruckTax is easy when you use ExpressTruckTax.com.  The whole process is just 4 easy steps.

  • Step 1: Create your account
  • Step 2: Enter your vehicle information
  • Step 3: E-File with IRS
  • Step 4: Receive your Stamped Schedule 1


You can E-File for Form 2290 for just $9.90 and receive your Schedule 1 in just minutes!

To get started today, visit ExpressTruckTax.com or contact our Express Tax Support Center in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or email us at support@ExpressTruckTax.com.  We have Spanish Support too!

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Sunday, December 2, 2012

Understanding Your HVUT Responsibilities

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What is HUVT?
HVUT is the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax that is a fee assessed annually on heavy vehicles operating on public highways at registered gross weights equal to or exceeding 55,000 pounds. The gross taxable weight of a vehicle is determined by adding the unloaded weight of the motor vehicle and any trailers together with the maximum load customarily carried on-road by the truck-trailer combination.

Who Must File?
You must file Form 2290 for the tax period beginning on July 1, 2013, and ending on June 30, 2014, 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 or more.  The deadline to file is August 31, 2013.

What is Required?
You need the details of your business - Business Name (Sole proprietor can use their legal name) and address, EIN (Employer Identification Number) , details of the authorized signatory.

You need the details of your vehicle - Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) and Gross weight of the Vehicle
If you are going to pay the IRS by direct debit (we strongly recommend it), keep the routing number and the account number ready.

When to File?
Heavy Vehicle Use Taxes must be filed using the Form 2290 on an annual basis. The Tax period for Heavy Vehicles begins on July 1st and ends on June 30th of the following year. The annual renewal of your Form 2290 for a new tax period IS DUE BY August 31st each year.

For new vehicles placed in service, the IRS Form 2290 must be filed by the last day of the month following the month of first use. For example, if you purchase and first use a vehicle in October, you must file a Form 2290 by the end of November.

How to File?
Electronically.  File Form 2290 electronically through any electronic return originator (ERO), transmitter, and/or intermediate service provider (ISP) participating in the IRS e-file program for excise taxes, such as ExpressTruckTax.com. E-Filing is required by the IRS, if you are reporting 25 or more trucks on a return. For more information on e-file, visit the IRS website at www.irs.gov/uac/e-file-Form-2290 or visit Trucking Tax Center.

Paper.  Mail Form 2290 to the address shown under Where To File. If you did not pay the tax using the Electronic Funds Transfer or Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS), mail Form 2290-V and your check or money order with Form 2290.

For more information or to get started today, visit ExpressTruckTax.com or contact our friendly US Based Express Tax Support Center in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or email us at support@ExpressTruckTax.com.  We have Spanish Support too!

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Friday, November 30, 2012

Form 2290 Deadline Today for Vehicles First Used in October 2012

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Today is November 30th and that means today is the deadline to file Form 2290 for Heavy Vehicles that were first placed on public highways during October 2012.

You can use ExpressTruckTax.com to pay this tax online.  It is easy to use and simple to understand. You can file HVUT for your Taxable Vehicles in just minutes. A vehicle is considered to be a taxable vehicle if it was operating on public roads between the tax periods of July through June and has a taxable gross weight of at least 55,000 pounds and travels at least 5,000 miles during the tax period (7,500 miles if used for agriculture).

When using ExpressTruckTax.com to E-File your HVUT, here is a helpful checklist to guide you through the filing process:
  • E-file your 2290 returns with Expresstrucktax.com
  • Review Federal Tax ID# or EIN# [Employer Identification Number]
  • Review your Tax Year and Month
  • Review your VIN# [Vehicle Identification Number]
  • Sign and date your return electronically
  • Choose IRS payment option
  • Review all the information
  • Double check your Business Name
  • E-File Your 2290 Return

ExpressTruckTax.com allows you to fill out your IRS Form 2290 online and send it to the IRS electronically! This way you can get a stamped Schedule 1 in minutes. Express Truck Tax is authorized by the IRS to E-File Form 2290. The taxpayer will then receive the Schedule 1 via email or fax as soon as the IRS processes the form. The form will then be watermarked by the IRS instead of an actual physical stamp. Be sure to get this filed today to avoid possible IRS penalties.

For more information or to get started today, visit ExpressTruckTax.com or contact our friendly US Truck Tax Experts in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or email us at support@ExpressTruckTax.com.  We have Spanish Support too!
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Thursday, November 29, 2012

Tomorrow is the Deadline to file Form 2290

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Tomorrow, November 30th is the deadline to file Form 2290 for Heavy Vehicles first placed on public highways during the month of October.

Form 2290, is the form you use to file your Heavy Vehicle Use Tax or HVUT.  this tax is imposed by the federal government in order to help pay for the damage done to our public highways by vehicles that weigh 55,000 or more.

You can pay your Highway Use Tax quickly and easily using ExpressTruckTax.com.  All you need is some basic business information, EIN, VIN and Gross Vehicle Weight.  You will have the option to choose which form of payment you would like to use to pay your IRS fees and then transmit your information directly to the IRS. Within minutes you will receive your Stamped Schedule 1, which is your receipt or proof that you filed your Form 2290.

If you are on the road and unable to get to a computer before tomorrow’s deadline, you can use our mobile site at http://m.expresstrucktax.com.

For more information or to get started today, visit ExpressTruckTax.com or contact our friendly US Truck Tax Experts in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or email us at support@ExpressTruckTax.com.  We have Spanish Support too!

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Monday, November 26, 2012

ExpressTruckTax is Mobile!!

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ExpressTruckTax makes E-Filing Form 2290 easy.  Our program is user friendly, quick and simple.  You can create an account, enter the required information and transmit your return to the IRS in just minutes!  AND once the IRS accepts your return, you will receive your stamped Schedule 1 back in no time.  No lines, no waiting, no stress.

ExpressTruckTax even makes it easy for those of you on the road and unable to get to a computer.  All you need to do is use our mobile site, http://m.expresstrucktax.com or ett2290.com and you will be able to E-File your Form 2290 return from any mobile device, anywhere, anytime.

For more information or to get started today, visit ExpressTruckTax.com or contact our friendly US Truck Tax Experts in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or email us at support@ExpressTruckTax.com.  We have Spanish Support too!

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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Express Truck Tax Wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving

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We here at Express Truck Tax would like to wish you a special greeting of Thanksgiving to express to you our sincere appreciation for your confidence and loyalty and for choosing ExpressTruckTax.com for your Heavy Vehicle Use Tax filing. We are deeply thankful and extend to you our best wishes for a happy, healthy and safe Thanksgiving Day.

Our office will be open during regular business hours of 8am - 6pm on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 with live, chat and email support. We will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and Friday November 23, 2012 we will have email support only.

At this time of Thanksgiving celebration our thoughts turn gratefully to all the truckers, owner operators, trucking companies and service providers who continue to choose Express Truck Tax for their HVUT filing.  Thank you for your business and have a wonderful wonderful Thanksgiving.

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Monday, November 19, 2012

Trucking Spotlight

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- Kim Hiatt
- Jeff Warner Trucking
- Right past mountain time zone entry point
- Westbound on i94 in Richardton, North Dakota  

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We are proud to showcase our clients' trucks on our blog! If you are one of our clients, please send us a picture and details about your truck and we will be happy to post them here. Thank You!
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Express Truck Tax is IRS Authorized

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What does it mean to be an IRS Authorized E-File Provider?  The IRS website states that “Authorized E-file Providers” are:

Tax professionals who are accepted into the electronic filing program are called "Authorized IRSe-file Providers." They are the Electronic Return Originator (ERO) who transmits tax return information to the IRS. Providers that are IRS authorized will display the logo.



Express Truck Tax and IRS authorized, safe and secure and provides you with top-notch US based customer service.  And did we mention that you can e-file Form 2290 for as little as $9.90 for 1 vehicle?  Sure we could charge more, but why?  We believe in providing a valuable service at a great value!

Use ExpressTruckTax, an IRS authorized E-file provider for Form 2290, to E-file IRS Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return and get IRS 2290 stamped Schedule 1 in minutes. If you have any questions call our Truck Tax team at 704.234.6005 or email at support@expresstrucktax.com.

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Friday, November 16, 2012

November 30th Deadline for Form 2290 First Used in October 2012

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Although the HVUT, or the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax is imposed annually, it is also mandatory for vehicles to file the IRS Form 2290 after the first use month. The typical tax year for heavy vehicles begins on July 1 and ends on June 30.

When a new vehicle is placed in service, the Form 2290 must be filed by the last day of the following month. The tax will be prorated based on the number of months the vehicle will have been used during the tax year. If a vehicle was used during any part of a month, the tax will be calculated for that month as a whole. For example, if a vehicle was used on October 28th, it will be taxed as though it was used the entire month. So vehicles that were placed in service anytime during the month of October will need to file HVUT using the Form 2290 by November 30, and the tax will be based on 9 months, instead of the full year.

With ExpressTruckTax you can E-File and receive your Stamped Schedule 1 within minutes.  All you will need to do is enter some basic business information, EIN, VIN and Gross Weight of the Vehicle and then electronically transmit the return to the IRS. If you need assistance or have any questions, please contact us our US based customer support team in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or email us at support@ExpressTruckTax.com.

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

EIN IS Required to File Form 2290

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If you are filing Form 2290 for Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT), you must have an EIN to file the return. The IRS will no longer accept Social Security Numbers for the Form 2290. An EIN is an Employer Identification Number, also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number, and can be used to verify a business entity.


If you do not have an EIN, you can apply for one online through the IRS website or if you don’t have the time or unable to get to a computer, you can have a service provider, like Truck Services of North America to do it for you.


NOTE: Remember, for vehicles first used in October, the due date to file your Form 2290 is November 30, 2012. While you can get your EIN immediately, it can take the IRS up to 10 business days to update new EINs into their system; so you will want to get your EIN today!

Once your EIN is in the IRS system or if you already have one, you can file your Form 2290 return and receive your Stamped Schedule 1 within minutes at ExpressTruckTax. To E-File Form 2290 online now, go to ExpressTruckTax.com. If you have any questions along the way, contact our friendly US based customer support center in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or email us at support@ExpressTruckTax.com.
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Monday, November 12, 2012

File Form 2290 Amendments With ExpressTruckTax

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You have E-Filed Form 2290 with ExpressTruckTax.com, paid your Heavy Vehicle Use Tax and received your Schedule 1.  For most truckers, that takes care of the HVUT filing until next year, unless you need to make an amendment.

The most common reason for Amendments are:
  • Taxable Gross Weight Increases - If you taxable gross weight increases anytime during the tax period, you are required to notify the IRS and can do so with our program
  • Mileage limit is exceeded - If you go over the 5,000 miles (7,500 for farm vehicles) during the tax period, you are required to notify the IRS and can do so with our program
  • To do VIN Correction (for FREE) - If you notice your VIN is incorrect, you can quickly and easily file a VIN Correction and it’s FREE with ExpressTruckTax.  Even if you did not previously file with us.

Whatever your reason is for needing to file a Form 2290 Amendment, you can do so quickly and easily with ExpressTruckTax.com.  Simply log into your account (or if you do not yet have an account, click on ‘New User’ and create one), choose ‘Start New Return’ then ‘Form 2290 Amendments’.  From there choose the reason for the Amendment and follow the step by step instructions and receive your Stamped Schedule 1 in minutes.  That’s it!

For any questions about Form 2290 Amendments, simply call 704.234.6005, email support@ExpressTruckTax.com or go to ExpressTruckTax.com to chat online with the excellent customer support professionals from their Rock Hill, SC Support Center.

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Thursday, November 8, 2012

Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT) Information

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HVUT is the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax that is a fee assessed annually on heavy vehicles operating on public highways at registered gross weights equal to or exceeding 55,000 pounds. The gross taxable weight of a vehicle is determined by adding the unloaded weight of the motor vehicle and any trailers together with the maximum load customarily carried on-road by the truck-trailer combination.

You must file Form 2290 for the tax period beginning on July 1, 2012, and ending on June 30, 2013, if a taxable highway motor vehicle (defined below) 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 or more.

There are a few instances where a vehicle is exempt from paying the HVUT tax, even if most of those instances; a Form 2290 is required to be filed even if no tax is due. You can find detailed information on the IRS site at www.irs.gov/trucker.

You need: Business Details - Business Name (Sole proprietor can use their legal name) and address, EIN (Employer Identification Number), details of the authorized signatory.

Vehicle Details - Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) and Gross Weight of the Vehicle

Form of IRS payment- When E-Filing with ExpressTruckTax you have 3 options for paying any tax amounts due.  Electronic Funds Withdrawl (EFW) using your bank routing number and bank account number, Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS) by visiting EFTPS.gov or by mailing in a check or money order. We suggest EFW.

Heavy Vehicle Use Taxes must be filed using the Form 2290 on an annual basis. The Tax period for Heavy Vehicles begins on July 1st and ends on June 30th.The Annual renewal of your Form 2290 for a new tax period IS DUE BY August 31st each year.  If your vehicle is placed in service anytime during the tax year, the Form 2290 must be filed by the last day of the following month. The tax will be prorated based on the number of months the vehicle will have been used during the tax year. If a vehicle was used during any part of a month, the tax will be calculated for that month as a whole.

For New Vehicles placed in service, the IRS Form 2290 must be filed by the last day of the month following the month of first use. For example, if you purchase and first use a vehicle in January, you must file a Form 2290 by the end of February.

You can still paper file, but the IRS requires anyone filing for 25 or more vehicles do so electronically and recommends that everyone do so.

Electronically: File Form 2290 electronically through any electronic return originator (ERO), transmitter, and/or intermediate service provider (ISP) participating in the IRS e-file program for excise taxes, such as ExpressTruckTax.com. For more information on e-file, visit the IRS website at www.irs.gov/Filing or visit www.irs.gov/Businesses.

Paper: Mail Form 2290 to the address shown under Where to File. If you did not pay the tax using the Electronic Funds Transfer or Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS), mail Form 2290-V and your check or money order with Form 2290.

Or you can take your Form 2290 to the nearest IRS office.
ExpressTruckTax is an IRS authorized E-file provider for Form 2290, E-file IRS Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return and get IRS 2290 stamped Schedule 1 in minutes. If you have any questions call our Truck Tax team at 704.234.6005 or email at support@expresstrucktax.com.

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Monday, November 5, 2012

Free Online VIN Corrections With Express Truck Tax

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Mistakes happen all the time, especially when entering a VIN on the Form 2290. ExpressTruckTax makes it easy to correct a VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) with our system. In order to file a VIN correction, taxpayers simply need to file an IRS 2290 Amendment. Typically the IRS processing time is the same as a standard 2290 form.

The process is simple.  If you already have an account with us, you will click the green 'Create New Return' button from the 'Dashboard' page inside your account. Once you click this button, you will choose 2290 Amendment and then select the VIN correction option. The system will then walk you through the VIN correction filing process. Taxpayers can e-file a VIN correction through us even if the original 2290 was not filed through ExpressTruckTax!

There is no charge to e-file a VIN Correction however you will need to enter a valid credit card in order to authenticate the filing. The card will not be charged.

If you have any questions about the VIN correction, please contact our friendly US based customer support center in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or email us at support@ExpressTruckTax.com.

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Thursday, November 1, 2012

E-File Form 2290 for Heavy Vehicles First Used in October 2012

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Although the HVUT, or the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax is imposed annually, it is also mandatory for vehicles to file the IRS Form 2290 after the first use month. The typical tax year for heavy vehicles begins on July 1 and ends on June 30. For vehicles that are first used during the tax year, a prorated tax must be paid for the months that the vehicle was in use. This can be done with the IRS Form 2290 and the easiest way to file the 2290 is through ExpressTruckTax.com

When a new vehicle is placed in service, the Form 2290 must be filed by the last day of the following month. The tax will be prorated based on the number of months the vehicle will have been used during the tax year. If a vehicle was used during any part of a month, the tax will be calculated for that month as a whole. For example, if a vehicle was used on October 28th, it will be taxed as though it was used the entire month. So vehicles that were placed in service anytime during the month of October will need to file HVUT using the 2290 by November 30, and the tax will be based on 9 months, instead of the full year.

All you will need is some basic business information, EIN, VIN and Gross Weight of the Vehicle to complete the return.  Then you will transmit the return to the IRS and you will receive your Stamped Schedule 1 in just minutes! If you need assistance or have any questions, please contact us our US based customer support team in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or email us at support@ExpressTruckTax.com.

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Form 2290 Deadline Today for Vehicles First Used in September 2012

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Today is October 31st and that means today is the deadline to file Form 2290 for Heavy Vehicles that were first placed on public highways during September 2012.

You can use ExpressTruckTax.com to pay this tax online.  It is easy to use and simple to understand. You can file HVUT for your Taxable Vehicles in just minutes. A vehicle is considered to be a taxable vehicle if it was operating on public roads between the tax periods of July through June and has a taxable gross weight of at least 55,000 pounds and travels at least 5,000 miles during the tax period (7,500 miles if used for agriculture).

When using ExpressTruckTax.com to E-File your HVUT, here is a helpful checklist to guide you through the filing process:
  • E-file your 2290 returns with Expresstrucktax.com
  • Review Federal Tax ID# or EIN# [Employer Identification Number]
  • Review your Tax Year and Month
  • Review your VIN# [Vehicle Identification Number]
  • Sign and date your return electronically
  • Choose IRS payment option
  • Review all the information
  • Double check your Business Name
  • E-File Your 2290 Return

ExpressTruckTax.com allows you to fill out your IRS Form 2290 online and send it to the IRS electronically! This way you can get a stamped Schedule 1 in minutes. Express Truck Tax is authorized by the IRS to E-File Form 2290. The taxpayer will then receive the Schedule 1 via email or fax as soon as the IRS processes the form. The form will then be watermarked by the IRS instead of an actual physical stamp. Be sure to get this filed today to avoid possible IRS penalties.

For more information or to get started today, visit ExpressTruckTax.com or contact our friendly US Truck Tax Experts in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or email us at support@ExpressTruckTax.com.  We have Spanish Support too!

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Tomorrow is the Deadline to file Form 2290

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Tomorrow, October 31st is the deadline to file Form 2290 for Heavy Vehicles first placed on public highways during the month of September.

Form 2290, is the form you use to file your Heavy Vehicle Use Tax or HVUT.  this tax is imposed by the federal government in order to help pay for the damage done to our public highways by vehicles that weigh 55,000 or more.

You can pay your Highway Use Tax quickly and easily using ExpressTruckTax.com.  All you need is some basic business information, EIN, VIN and Gross Vehicle Weight.  You will have the option to choose which form of payment you would like to use to pay your IRS fees and then transmit your information directly to the IRS. Within minutes you will receive your Stamped Schedule 1, which is your receipt or proof that you filed your Form 2290.

If you are on the road and unable to get to a computer you can use our mobile site at http://m.expresstrucktax.com.

For more information or to get started today, visit ExpressTruckTax.com or contact our friendly US Truck Tax Experts in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or email us at support@ExpressTruckTax.com.  We have Spanish Support too!

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Monday, October 29, 2012

Benefits of E-Filing Form 2290 With ExpressTruckTax

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We’re really good at what we do, and what we do is make filing your taxes easier.  Here’s just a few reasons why:

IRS Approved
We’re an IRS Authorized E-File provider

Safe and Secure
Our site is encrypted and COMODO certified, keeping your information safe.

We are Mobile
On the road and can’t get to a computer? No problem, our mobile site,
http://m.expresstrucktax.com is compatible with iPhones, iPads, Androids, Windows Phones & Blackberrys. The Right Price
You can E-file for as little as $9.90, it is a great price in the industry.

Quick and Easy
IRS Form 2290 can be filed online in minutes.
You can use an Excel Template for a multiple vehicle filing.

Free Email Notifications
To let you know when your Schedule 1 is ready.

Optional Fax and Text Message Reminders
You can also opt to receive optional Fax and Text Message reminders and notify your contracting (leasing) company that your payment has been made.

Power to the Pros
ExpressTruckTax also offers flexible pricing plans to fit any size fleet. CPAs and Tax professionals can also receive discounted pricing rates to file for many of their clients.

Automatic Form 8849
Express Truck Tax will automatically create a Form 8849 for any credits due.

Free VIN Corrections
Free VIN corrections so you are not penalized for a simple typo.

Form 2290 Amendments
You can also file Form 2290 Amendments if your taxable gross weight increases or you exceed the mileage limit.

Unparalleled Customer Service
The customer service does not stop once the form is filed. Express Truck Tax offers unlimited, US based customer support via email, chat, & phone. Simply email support@ExpressTruckTax.com, call 704.234.6005, or go to ExpressTruckTax.com to chat online with English & Spanish customer support professionals from their Rock Hill, SC Support Center.

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Friday, October 26, 2012

E-File Form 2290 for Heavy Vehicles First Used in September 2012

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The HVUT, or the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax is mandatory for vehicles to file the IRS Form 2290 after the first use month. The typical tax year for heavy vehicles begins on July 1st and ends on June 30th of the following year. For vehicles that are first used during the tax year, a prorated tax must be paid for the months that the vehicle was in use. This can be done with the IRS Form 2290 and the easiest way to e-file the 2290 is through ExpressTruckTax.com

When a new vehicle is placed in service, the Form 2290 must be filed by the last day of the following month. The tax will be prorated based on the number of months the vehicle will have been used during the tax year. If a vehicle was used during any part of a month, the tax will be calculated for that month as a whole. For example, if a vehicle was used on September 28th (or any date during the month), it will be taxed as though it was used the entire month. So vehicles that were placed in service during the month of September will need to file HVUT using the 2290 by September 30, and the tax will be based on 10 months, instead of the full year.

All you will need is some basic business information, EIN, VIN and Gross Weight of the Vehicle to complete the return.  Then you will transmit the return to the IRS and you will receive your Stamped Schedule 1 in just minutes! If you need assistance or have any questions, please contact us our US based customer support team in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or email us at support@ExpressTruckTax.com.
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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Reminder-October 31st Deadline to File Form 2290

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Don’t forget to file your Form 2990 by the October 31st deadline for any heavy vehicles first placed in use during the month of September. The HVUT, or the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax is mandatory for vehicles to file the IRS Form 2290 after the first use month. The easiest way to e-file the 2290 is through ExpressTruckTax.com

All you will need is some basic business information, EIN, VIN and Gross Weight of the Vehicle to complete the return.  Then you will transmit the return to the IRS and you will receive your Stamped Schedule 1 in just minutes! 

Remember, next Wednesday, October 31, 2012 is the deadline, so file today to avoid possible IRS penalties. If you need assistance or have any questions, please contact us our US based customer support team in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or email us at support@ExpressTruckTax.com.  We have Spanish support, too!

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Monday, October 22, 2012

Trucking Spotlight

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Angel Munoz

The Blue Machine

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When is Form 2290 Due?

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When a new vehicle is placed in service, the Form 2290 must be filed by the last day of the following month. If a vehicle was used during any part of a month, the tax will be calculated for that month as a whole. For example, if a vehicle was used on October 15th, it will be taxed as though it was used the entire month. If you first placed your vehicle on the road anytime in October, you can file your Form 2290 anytime between now and November 30, 2012.  

The tax will be prorated based on the number of months the vehicle will have been used during the tax year. So vehicles that were placed in service during the month of September will need to file HVUT using the Form 2290 by October 31, and the tax will be based on 10 months, instead of the full year. For vehicles first used in October, the tax will be based on 9 months and so on.

While the deadline is the last day of the following month, you may need to file your Form 2290 before the deadline in order to get or renew your IRP plates.  Many states require proof that your 2290 was filed before they will issue or renew your plates.

ExpressTruckTax.com allows you to fill out your IRS Form 2290 online and send it to the IRS electronically! This way you can get a stamped schedule 1 in about 10 minutes. Express Truck Tax is authorized by the IRS to E-File Form 2290. The taxpayer will then receive the Schedule 1 via email or fax as soon as the IRS processes the form. The form will then be watermarked by the IRS instead of an actual physical stamp. Be sure to get this filed today to avoid possible IRS penalties.

For more information or to get started today, visit ExpressTruckTax.com or contact our friendly US Truck Tax Experts in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or email us at support@ExpressTruckTax.com.  We have Spanish Support too!

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Thursday, October 18, 2012

Trucking Spotlight

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-  John Garnett

-  2008 Mack truck built for Mack Canada for the truck show

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October 31st Deadline for Form 2290 First Used in September 2012

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Although the HVUT, or the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax is imposed annually, it is also mandatory for vehicles to file the IRS Form 2290 after the first use month. The typical tax year for heavy vehicles begins on July 1 and ends on June 30.

When a new vehicle is placed in service, the Form 2290 must be filed by the last day of the following month. The tax will be prorated based on the number of months the vehicle will have been used during the tax year. If a vehicle was used during any part of a month, the tax will be calculated for that month as a whole. For example, if a vehicle was used on September 28th, it will be taxed as though it was used the entire month. So vehicles that were placed in service during the month of September will need to file HVUT using the Form 2290 by October 31, and the tax will be based on 10 months, instead of the full year.

With ExpressTruckTax you can E-File and receive your Stamped Schedule 1 within minutes.  All you will need to do is enter some basic business information, EIN, VIN and Gross Weight of the Vehicle and then electronically transmit the return to the IRS. If you need assistance or have any questions, please contact us our US based customer support team in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or email us at support@ExpressTruckTax.com.

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Monday, October 15, 2012

EIN Required to File Form 2290

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If you are filing Form 2290 for Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT), you must have an EIN to file the return. The IRS will no longer accept Social Security Numbers for the Form 2290. An EIN is an Employer Identification Number, also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number, and can be used to verify a business entity.

If you do not have an EIN, you can apply for one online through the IRS website or if you don’t have the time or unable to get to a computer, you can have a service provider, like Truck Services of North America to do it for you.

NOTE: Remember, for vehicles first used in September, the due date to file your Form 2290 is October 31, 2012. While you can get your EIN immediately, it can take the IRS up to 10 business days to update new EINs into their system; so you will want to get your EIN today!

Once your EIN is in the IRS system or if you already have one, you can file your Form 2290 return and receive your Stamped Schedule 1 within minutes at ExpressTruckTax. To E-File Form 2290 online now, go to ExpressTruckTax.com. If you have any questions along the way, contact our friendly US based customer support center in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or email us at support@ExpressTruckTax.com.

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Friday, October 12, 2012

Form 2290 Suspended Vehicles

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If a highway motor vehicle does not exceed mileage 5,000 miles or less (7,500 miles or less for agricultural vehicles) it is considered suspended and is exempt from tax. Mileage use limit means the use of a vehicle on public highways 5,000 miles or less (7,500 miles or less for agricultural vehicles). The mileage use limit applies to the total mileage a vehicle is used during a period, regardless of the number of owners.

An agricultural vehicle is any highway motor vehicle that is:
  • Used (or expected to be used) primarily for farming purposes, and
  • Registered (under state laws) as a highway motor vehicle used for farming purposes for the entire period. A special tag or license plate identifying the vehicle as used for farming is not required for it to be considered an agricultural vehicle.

So why would do you have to file if there is no tax due?  In order to obtain your registration and/or tags, state require and Stamped Schedule 1 from the IRS for all vehicles 55,000 lbs or more.  You must file Form 2290 in order to receive your Stamped Schedule 1.

At ExpressTruckTax.com, you can file your Form 2290 and receive your Stamped Schedule 1 within minutes. To E-File the Form 2290 online now, go to ExpressTruckTax.com. If you have any questions along the way, contact our friendly US based customer support center in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or email us at support@ExpressTruckTax.com.

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Monday, October 8, 2012

Who Is Required to File Form 2290?

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You must file IRS Form 2290 for Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT) 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 tax period and the vehicle has a taxable gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more.

The gross taxable weight of a vehicle is determined by adding:
  • The actual unloaded weight (actual tare weight) of the vehicle fully equipped for service
  • The actual unloaded weight of any trailers or semitrailers fully equipped for service customarily used in combination with the vehicle, and
  • The weight of the maximum load customarily carried on the vehicle and on any trailers or semitrailers customarily used in combination with the vehicle
  • For Buses, The taxable gross weight of a bus is its actual unloaded weight fully equipped for service plus 150 pounds for each seat provided for passengers and driver.

Form 2290 must be filed by the last day of the month following the month of first use. If you purchased and first used a vehicle in September, you must file a Form 2290 by the end of October.

You can E-File Form 2290 at ExpressTruckTax. All you will need is some basic business information, EIN, VIN and Gross Weight of the Vehicle to complete the return.  Then you will transmit the return to the IRS and you will receive your Stamped Schedule 1 in just minutes! If you need assistance or have any questions, please contact us our US based customer support team in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or email us at support@ExpressTruckTax.com.

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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Trucking Spotlight

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- Javier Muniz

- Mr. Herman Tompkins with our sister company TLS

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Why E-File Form 2290 With ExpressTruckTax

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ExpressTruckTax.com has many features that benefit Owner Operators, Trucking Companies, and other service providers filing HVUT.  It has everything you need to file your truck taxes online so that you can stay on the road.
  • IRS Form 2290 can be filed online in minutes, and for as little as $9.90, it is a great price in the industry
  • Free Email Notifications to let them know when your Schedule 1 is ready
  • You can also opt to receive optional Fax and Text Message reminders and can also notify your contracting (leasing) company to let them know that your payment has been made.
  • ExpressTruckTax also offers flexible pricing plans to fit any size fleet. CPAs and Tax professionals can also receive discounted pricing rates to file for many of their clients.
  • You can use an Excel Template for a multiple vehicle filing
  • If you are owed a credit for Truck Taxes and you are filing Form 2290 online, Express Truck Tax will automatically create a Form 8849 for any credits due.
  • Express Truck Tax also offers Free VIN corrections so that no one is penalized for a simple typo. You can also file Form 2290 Amendments if your taxable gross weight increases or you exceed the mileage limit.  
You can file your Form 2290 (HVUT) in just minutes via self-service, file by phone and full service, meaning you can register and file yourself, or have us take care of the filing. Either way, this easy-to-use software will save you time and money. ExpressTruckTax.com was built by one of the most talented teams in the industry—no one has more experience in HVUT E-Filing!

The customer service does not stop once the form is filed. For any questions about the service, Express Truck Tax offers unlimited, US based customer support via email, chat, and phone. Simply email support@ExpressTruckTax.com, call 704.234.6005, or go to ExpressTruckTax.com to chat online with the excellent customer support professionals from their Rock Hill, SC Support Center.

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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Trucking Spotlight

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- Jeffery Trewyn

- 1999 flc-120

- I just spent 2 days buffing her out

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Monday, October 1, 2012

Trucking Spotlight

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- Herbert W Moore III

- Herbert Moore Trucking

-Phoenix, AZ

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Form 2290 Due Date For Vehicles First Used After July

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Form 2290 must be filed by the last day of the month following the month of first use. For example, if you purchase and first use a vehicle in January, you must file a Form 2290 by the end of February.  Annual renewal of your Form 2290 for a new tax period must be completed by August 31.

Heavy vehicle use taxes are determined by the taxable gross weight and first use month of the vehicle. Vehicles used for logging are subject to lower taxes.  If you begin using your vehicle during any month other than July you are liable for a prorated tax amount during that tax period. Our system will automatically calculate your Form 2290 tax based on your vehicle weight and first use month.

All you will need is some basic business information, EIN, VIN and Gross Weight of the Vehicle to complete the return.  Then you will transmit the return to the IRS and you will receive your Stamped Schedule 1 in just minutes! If you need assistance or have any questions, please contact us our US based customer support team in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or email us at support@ExpressTruckTax.com.

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Sunday, September 30, 2012

Form 2290 Deadline Today for Heavy Vehicles First Used in August 2012

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Today is the last day of September and that means today is the deadline to file Form 2290 for Heavy Vehicles that were first placed on public highways during August 2012.

Fortunately, this tax can be paid online using ExpressTruckTax.com It is easy to use and simple to understand. You can File HVUT for your Taxable Vehicles in just minutes. A Vehicle is considered to be a taxable vehicle if it was operating on public roads between the tax periods of July through June. A vehicle is also considered to be taxable if it has a taxable gross weight of at least 55,000 pounds and travels at least 5,000 miles during the tax period (7,500 miles if used for agriculture).

When using ExpressTruckTax.com to E-File your HVUT, here is a helpful checklist to guide you through the filing process:
  • E-file your 2290 returns with Expresstrucktax.com
  • Review Federal Tax ID# or EIN# [Employer Identification Number]
  • Review your Tax Year and Month
  • Review your VIN# [Vehicle Identification Number]
  • Sign and date your return electronically
  • Choose IRS payment option
  • Review all the information
  • Double check your Business Name
  • E-File Your 2290 Return

ExpressTruckTax.com allows you to fill out your IRS Form 2290 online and send it to the IRS electronically! This way you can get a stamped schedule 1 in about 10 minutes. Express Truck Tax is authorized by the IRS to E-File Form 2290. The taxpayer will then receive the Schedule 1 via email or fax as soon as the IRS processes the form. The form will then be watermarked by the IRS instead of an actual physical stamp. Be sure to get this filed today to avoid possible IRS penalties.

For more information or to get started today, visit ExpressTruckTax.com or contact our friendly US Truck Tax Experts in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or email us at support@ExpressTruckTax.com.  We have Spanish Support too!

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Monday, September 24, 2012

Form 2290 Amendments

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You have E-Filed Form 2290 with ExpressTruckTax.com, paid your Heavy Vehicle Use Tax and received your Schedule 1.  For most truckers, that takes care of the HVUT filing until next year, unless you need to make an amendment.
The most common reason for Amendments are:
  • Taxable Gross Weight Increases - If you taxable gross weight increases anytime during the tax period, you are required to notify the IRS and can do so with our program
  • Mileage limit is exceeded - If you go over the 5,000 miles (7,500 for farm vehicles) during the tax period, you are required to notify the IRS and can do so with our program
  • To do VIN Correction (for FREE) - If you notice your VIN is incorrect, you can quickly and easily file a VIN Correction and it’s FREE with ExpressTruckTax.  Even if you did not previously file with us.

Whatever your reason is for needing to file a Form 2290 Amendment, there’s no need to panic, because you can do so quickly and easily with ExpressTruckTax.com. Simply log into your account (or if you do not yet have an account, click on ‘New User’ and create one), choose ‘Start New Return’ then ‘Form 2290 Amendments’.  From there choose the reason for the Amendment and follow the step by step instructions and receive your Stamped Schedule 1 in minutes.  That’s it!

For any questions about Form 2290 Amendments, simply call 704.234.6005, email support@ExpressTruckTax.com or go to ExpressTruckTax.com to chat online with the excellent customer support professionals from their Rock Hill, SC Support Center.

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Thursday, September 20, 2012

Trucking Spotlight

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- Henry Roemer

- Luvin my newest truck... Freedom Open Road... The best of both worlds: Business & Travel

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Can I File IRS Form 2290 Without an EIN?

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Unfortunately, the answer is no. The IRS requires ANY taxpayer filing a Form 2290 to use an EIN or Employer Identification Number when filing. The IRS expressly prohibits the use of social security numbers for the filing of 2290.

We receive many questions from taxpayers who believe they're not a business - simply a driver. In these cases, you still need to have a business such as a sole proprietorship.

To get an  Employer Identification Number from the IRS, you can follow one of the following options:

  • a.Apply Online: The customer can obtain an EIN immediately by visiting IRS Online EIN application
  • b. Apply over the phone: Taxpayers can obtain an EIN immediately by calling the Business & Specialty Tax Line at (800) 829-4933. The hours of operation are 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. local time, Monday through Friday. An assistor takes the information, assigns the EIN, and provides the number to an authorized individual over the telephone. Note: International applicants must call (215) 516-6999 (Not a toll-free number).
  • c. Apply Fax: Fax the completed form SS-4 to IRS. If you provide a return fax number, IRS will send a fax to that number within 4 days with a new EIN.
  • d. Apply through Paid Provider: You can use a CPA or a process agent, like Truck Services of North America and let them take care of preparing and filing the return for you.
  • e. Apply by Mail: This is the slowest way to get the EIN number. mail the completed Form SS-4 to the IRS. The address is listed on the form itself. This could take up to 4 weeks to get the EIN number.

If you have questions or require assistance, please contact our friendly US Based Customer Support Team in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or visit us at ExpressTruckTax.com.

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Monday, September 17, 2012

Trucking Spotlight

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- Terry K. Hood

- 1999 KW 900L 625 HP Cat 13-speed 3.53 gears

- Top Speed: 126 mph

- Studio Bunk houses all the creature comfort for the purpose of entertainment and office duties, while being away from home... Cya at the end of the line!

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We are proud to showcase our clients' trucks on our blog! If you are one of our clients, please send us a picture and details about your truck and we will be happy to post them here. Thank You!
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Benefits of E-Filing Form 2290 with ExpressTruckTax.com

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ExpressTruckTax.com has many features that benefit Owner Operators, Trucking Companies, and other service providers filing HVUT.  It has everything you need to file your truck taxes online so that you can stay on the road.

With Express Truck Tax, you can easily file the IRS Form 2290, for Heavy Vehicle Use Taxes (HVUT). This IRS form can be filed online in minutes, and for as little as $9.90, it is a great price in the industry.

The person filing Form 2290 with the IRS through Express Truck Tax will receive Free Email Notifications to let them know when the Schedule 1 is ready. The taxpayer can also opt to receive optional Fax and Text Message reminders as well. These Reminders can also notify your contracting (leasing) company to let them know that a payment has been made.

Form 2290 filing can be for only 1 truck or up to 40,000 vehicles with our Enterprise Filing. ExpressTruckTax also offers flexible pricing plans to fit any size fleet. CPAs and Tax professionals can also receive discounted pricing rates to file for many of their clients. There is also an option to use an Excel Template for a multiple vehicle filing.  If you are owed a credit for Truck Taxes and you are filing Form 2290 online, Express Truck Tax will automatically create a Form 8849 for any credits due.

Express Truck Tax also offers Free VIN corrections so that no one is penalized for a simple typo. You can also file Form 2290 Amendments if your taxable gross weight increases or you exceed the mileage limit.   

You can file your Form 2290 (HVUT) in just minutes via self-service, file by phone and full service, meaning you can register and file yourself, or have us take care of the filing. Either way, this easy-to-use software will save you time and money. ExpressTruckTax.com was built by one of the most talented teams in the industry—no one has more experience in HVUT E-Filing!

The customer service does not stop once the form is filed. For any questions about the service, Express Truck Tax offers unlimited, US based customer support via email, chat, and phone. Simply email support@ExpressTruckTax.com, call 704.234.6005, or go to ExpressTruckTax.com to chat online with the excellent customer support professionals from their Rock Hill, SC Support Center.

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

File The IRS Form 2290 Amendment for VIN Corrections Free Online

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It is easy to mistakenly enter an incorrect VIN on the Form 2290. Correcting a VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) is very easy in our system. Typically the IRS processing time is the same as a standard 2290 form.  And VIN Corrections are FREE with Express Truck Tax! In order to file a VIN Correction, taxpayers simply need to file an IRS 2290 Amendment.

If you already have an account with us, you will click the green 'Create New Return' button from the 'Dashboard' page inside your account. Once you click this button, you will choose 2290Amendment and then select the VIN Correction option. The system will then walk you through the VIN Correction filing process. Taxpayers can e-file a VIN correction through us even if the original 2290 was not filed through ExpressTruckTax. If you do not already have an account with us, click the 'New User' button and you will be able to set up your account with your email address and choosing a password.

There is no charge to e-file a VIN Correction, however you will need to enter a valid credit card in order to authenticate the filing. The card will not be charged.

If you have any questions about the VIN Correction, please contact our friendly US based customer support center in Rock Hill, SC at 704-234-6005 or email us at support@ExpressTruckTax.com.

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Friday, September 7, 2012

Trucking Spotlight

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- Sebastian Perez

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Trucking Spotlight

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- David Bauman
 
- My Truck is a 2000 Western Star.  I have owned it for two years.  Still needs work.  Truck came from M.N. A lot of rust on this truck. One day it will be a Show Truck!
 
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Trucking Spotlight

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- Tim McCauley Trucking, LLC

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