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Showing posts with label 2290 due date. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 2290 due date. Show all posts

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Why You Need to File Form 2290 for 2019 TODAY

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Truckers are approaching the Form 2290 for 2019 deadline.
The Form 2290 due date is getting close!

By now, there’s tons of content floating around about Form 2290 for 2019…

There are plenty of different providers offering promo codes for filling, and various articles containing IRS 2290 instructions.

So, what’s the truth? We’ve got you covered with everything you need to know about Form 2290 2019 to file successfully, avoid IRS penalties, and keep the money in your pocket.

The 101 On Form 2290 2019

What’s the Deal With the Form 2290 Due Date?

If you’ve been in the industry for a while, you’re probably used to the August 31st Form 2290 due date, but there’s another date being tossed around this year.

Because August 31, 2019 is a Saturday, and the following business day is Labor Day, the IRS will officially accept 2290 Form 2019 up until September 3, 2019.

Unfortunately, that extension doesn’t change the fact that the IRS and the postal office will be closed Monday, September 2nd.

Therefore, it is critical that you file your Form 2290 2019 TODAY.

Seriously, don’t put it off. Which brings me to… IRS penalties.

If you file after September, 3rd (which I hope you don’t), you’ll face a penalty of 4.5% of your Form 2290 2019 tax amount, with additional interest of 0.54% per month.

If you filed your Form 2290 for 2019 but did not pay your tax amount by the deadline, that penalty will be 0.5% of your total Form 2290 2019 tax amount, plus 0.54% interest per month.

You may avoid penalties if you include a reasonable explanation for filing IRS Form 2290 for 2019 after the 2290 due date, but don’t count on it.

What IRS 2290 Instructions do I Need to Start?

Filing is simple, but before you start, gather all the information you’ll need to file 2290 Form 2019. It’ll speed up your process.

Here’s how to know if you need to file:

You’ll need to file if your vehicle has a taxable gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more and is driven on public highways.

You can claim an exemption or suspension for your vehicle if it:

-  Was used 5,000 highway miles or less during the tax period
-  Is an agricultural vehicle and was used 7,500 miles or less during the tax period
-  Was stolen or destroyed during the tax period
-  Was sold during the tax period

Here’s what you need to file:

-  Your EIN (Employer Identification Number) –– NOT your Social Security Number
-  Your business name and its address
-  The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Hint: it’ll be 17 characters.
-  Authorized Signatory Details
-  Vehicle’s Gross Taxable Weight (how much it weighs when fully equipped for service, minus the weight of you and any loads).

Next, we’ll talk about how to file.

What’s the Fastest Way to File?

Now you’re probably wondering, “Ok, how can I get this sh*t over with??”

The fastest way to file Form 2290 for 2019 is online. The fastest way to file Form 2290 for 2019 without breaking the bank, however, is with ExpressTruckTax.

ExpressTruckTax is the industry’s leading IRS-authorized e-file provider, and for good reason.
Truck drivers need to file Form 2290 2019 soon before the 2290 due date.
Plus, we’re here to help.

Our Rock Hill, South Carolina based support team is here for you… Literally!

We’re in the office all day today, Saturday, August 31, to answer all of your questions!

Don’t hesitate to give us a call at (704) 234-6005.


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Friday, August 30, 2019

Last Chance! File Your IRS 2290 Today

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Truckers hurry to file IRS 2290 Form 2019 before the impending Form 2290 due date
Before you start making plans for Labor Day weekend, don’t forget that your Form 2290 for 2019 is due September 3rd, 2019.

While you may be tempted to wait until the last minute, remember that the IRS will be closed for maintenance 8/31-9/2. File this week.

Plus, if anything were to happen and your IRS is rejected, you’ll need the extra time to make corrections.

It’s best to just act like the usual August 31st deadline is still in effect.

Here’s how to file IRS Form 2290 before your holiday weekend.

The Rundown on Form 2290 for 2019

Form 2290 Due Date

When is 2290 due? Let's reiterate: This year’s Form 2290 due date has been pushed back to September 3rd, 2019.

The usual August 31st date falls on a weekend, and the following business day is a holiday - Labor Day.

Therefore, Tuesday, September 3rd, is the deadline.

I’ve heard plenty of people assume they’re too late and might as well just file later or paper file and accept the penalty.

There’s literally no reason to do that. Filing IRS Form 2290 online before the Form 2290 due date is quick and painless. Plus, it’s affordable.

You’ll save money and time - no negative side effects. 

IRS Form 2290 Filing Tips

If you want to make IRS 2290 filing the most efficient process possible, gather your information first.

You’ll need your EIN, VIN, business information, vehicle’s gross taxable weight, authorized signatory details, and payment information.

Then, file IRS 2290 online with an IRS-authorized e-file provider, such as ExpressTruckTax, the industry leader.

Once you’ve created a free account, you’ll follow the simple steps of the ExpressTruckTax interview-style process, dedicated to making taxes easy.

You can even complete these steps on your cell phone.

Our system is dedicated to fitting IRS Form 2290 for 2019 into your busy life on the go.

If at any point you have questions or get stuck, simply call our 100% US-based, live customer support team located in Rock Hill, SC.

File 2290 Form 2019 on time. Trust me, you’ll be glad you did.

The Quickest Way to File

The IRS recommends online filing for quickness and ease of approval for Form 2290 for 2019.

Not only will filing online help the IRS accept your 2290 Form 2019 within a reasonable amount of time, but it will also ensure that you receive a copy of your Schedule 1 Form 2290 quickly.

Truck drivers are running out of time to file Form 2290 for 2019 before the 2290 due date.
When you file online with ExpressTruckTax, you’ll receive your Schedule 1 Form 2290 just minutes after filing your 2290 Form 2019 with the IRS.

Plus, you’ll have access to free VIN corrections and an instant error check, so you won’t have to worry about having to file IRS 2290 more than once.



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Thursday, August 22, 2019

So, What's the Deal with the IRS 2290 Deadline?

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Truckers must file IRS 2290 by the 2290 filing deadline to avoid IRS penalties.
If you’re reading this article, you probably know that you need to file your IRS 2290 soon.

But did you know that the 2290 filing deadline is September 3rd, 2019, not the usual August 31st?

Maybe you’re wondering why the 2290 deadline is different.

Or perhaps you have some confusion surrounding filing IRS Form 2290 and paying your actual IRS 2290 payment.

Better yet, you might be thinking about how much of a hassle this is, and wondering why it’s necessary in the first place.

Well, you’re about to find out! I’m here to answer all of your IRS 2290 questions.

Form 2290 Due Date

Why September 3rd?

Normally, the Form 2290 deadline is August 31st.

This year, that date falls on a Saturday. The next business day would be Monday, September 2nd, but that’s Labor Day.

Therefore, this year, the Form 2290 due date is September 3rd, 2019.

You might be thinking about how lucky you are to get a couple extra days this year, but think again.

As tempting as it may be to wait until the last minute, how likely are you to think about filing IRS 2290 and paying your 2290 highway use tax after a weekend and holiday…?

Trust me. File today or, at the very latest, file August 30th. That way you’ll ensure that the 2290 deadline is met.

Plus, if there are any issues or your IRS Form 2290 is rejected and you need to make corrections, you’ll have time to do so before the Form 2290 due date.

I'm not asking much. If you file with an IRS-authorized e-file provider like ExpressTruckTax the whole process takes as little as 10 minutes.

Seriously, just get it over with.

What About the IRS 2290 Payment?

So, you might’ve heard that if you can’t afford to pay your IRS 2290 payment right now, you should go ahead and file IRS Form 2290 anyway.

This is true.

Failing to file IRS Form 2290 by the 2290 filing deadline will result in a penalty of 4.5% of the 2290 highway use tax due. This will increase monthly for up to 5 months.

However, the penalty for failing to pay your IRS 2290 payment is only 0.5% of your total tax amount, plus additional interest of 0.54% per month.

Even if you can’t afford to pay your IRS 2290 payment right now, you should still file.

If you file, but do not pay your full 2290 highway use tax amount, you’ll face a much lower penalty (0.5% compared to 4.5% of the total tax due).

Maybe you can pay by September 3rd, but not by tomorrow.
Truck drivers are required to file IRS Form 2290 and make their IRS 2290 payment by the Form 2290 due date. File today anyway.

You don’t want to get stuck with a rejected return or worse, without a  2290 Schedule 1

You may face unexpected penalties.

You never know what could happen. Take a moment to file now.


When Will I Get My 2290 Schedule 1?

Your 2290 Schedule 1 is a huge part of why it’s so critical for you to file on time.

An updated 2290 Schedule 1 is necessary for operation, including anything from renewing your tags to traveling internationally or renewing your IFTA license.

If you file IRS 2290 online with ExpressTruckTax, you’ll get a copy of your 2290 Schedule 1 just minutes after IRS Form 2290 filing. It doesn’t get much easier than that.








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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

This Is What Actually Happens If You Don't File IRS 2290

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Truckers file IRS 2290 before the 2290 deadline to avoid penalties.
The IRS Form 2290 deadline is creeping up.

Don’t end up blindsided. Filing IRS 2290 for 2019 by the 2290 deadline is critical, not only to stay compliant, but also to remain in operation and avoid fines.

Still not convinced? Don’t wait around until the end of August to find out for yourself, we’ll tell you what will happen right now.

Here’s a rundown of what exactly what happens when you miss 2290 deadline:

What Happens If You Forget About IRS 2290?

IRS 2290 Deadline

Normally, the annual IRS 2290 deadline is August 31st, but this year that date falls on a Saturday. 

Therefore, the 2290 due date is technically September 3rd.

We’re off to a good start. You’ve got a couple more days to file than normal.
But you’re busy. What if you still can’t find the time or motivation?

IRS 2290 Penalties

Here’s some motivation:

If you miss the 2290 deadline, you’ll face penalties. Let’s say you simply forget to file.

First, you’ll need to pay the IRS 2290 late filing penalty, which is 4.5% of the total HVUT 2290 tax amount you owe.

Then, you’ll face an additional .54% of interest each month that passes without you filing.

On top of that, you’ll still have to pay the original HVUT 2290 amount you owe whenever you do file.

If the reason for late filing was an error on your original IRS 2290 return, you may be able to avoid penalties altogether.

You can attach an explanation to your corrected 2290 for 2019 filing, showing reasonable cause for the delay. Even this, however, does not guarantee that the IRS will accept your statement and save you from the penalty. 

Avoiding Form 2290 Penalties

There’s an easy fix for avoiding IRS Form 2290 penalties:

File HVUT 2290 before the 2290 due date!

Failing to file HVUT 2290 for 2019 before the 2290 due date can lead to heavy penalties.

The Form 2290 deadline is usually August 31, but since that falls on a weekend this year, it is September 3rd. 

You really have no excuse not to file on time. Especially with ExpressTruckTax as an option.

ExpressTruckTax allows you to file IRS 2290 for 2019 online quickly and easily. 

Plus, you’ll get your Schedule 1 just minutes after you’ve submitted your return.

It doesn’t take long, and you can file from anywhere. Knock it out today and forget about the 2290 due date until next year.







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Thursday, June 6, 2019

Get A Sweet Deal With HVUT 2290 When You File Now And Pay Later

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Married Trucker with yellow vest smiling happy 2019 pre-filing

Did you know there’s a better way to file your Form 2290?

The 2019 Form 2290 season kicks off July 1st, but for truckers who use ExpressTruckTax, they can now begin filing as early as today by choosing online filing.

Oftentimes truckers will wait until the last minute to file, causing them more stress and the potential to miss out on any important 2290 due date. Missing a 2290 due date can lead to a hefty Form 2290 penalty on top of your HVUT 2290 annual fee.

The HVUT 2290 annual fee is calculated by adding:

  • The actual unloaded vehicle weight, fully equipped for service.
  • The unloaded weight of the semi-trailer or trailers, fully equipped in combination with the commercial vehicle.
  • The maximum load weight usually carried on the vehicle, and any semi-trailer(s) used.

What is Form 2290 Filing Like with ExpressTruckTax?

ExpressTruckTax customers can get their 2290 Form 2019 complete before the start of the regular season. ExpressTruckTax gives customers the chance to file now and pay later. A huge benefit of this is learning how much is owed in taxes and being able to save up until the HVUT 2290 due date, September 3rd, 2019! Don't miss out on this important Form 2290 due date by choosing the Express Package when you file online. After completing the Form 2290 process online customers have the opportunity to opt-in and receive HVUT 2290 due date reminders via email, text, and fax.

Benefits of Filing Your HVUT 2290 Now

File Now and win a BlueParrott Bluetooth Headset for FREEThis year the biggest benefit of filing with ExpressTruckTax is being entered to win a swag bag full of must-have items every trucker loves, including a BlueParrott Bluetooth headset.

The only two things needed to qualify is a FREE ExpressTruckTax account and a Form 2290 filed online with ExpressTruckTax. Once the Form 2290 2019 is completed by July 30th customers are automatically entered to win.

ExpressTruckTax is also making this deal even sweeter by giving away FREE merchandise to our Facebook friends. See more on this sweet deal on our Facebook page.

When you file now, you are being proactive in making sure you are in the front of the line to receive your Stamped Schedule 1. The Stamped Schedule 1 is needed to renew and/or register your vehicle(s), so once yours is received, you no longer are stuck waiting during the DMV rush.



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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Your HVUT Form 2290 Is Due This Month!

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Sound the alarm, your Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT) Form 2290 is due this month! That means time is officially running out and you need to file by the August 31st deadline in order to avoid getting faced with major penalties.

However, you don’t have to panic, ExpressTruckTax, your number 1 Form 2290 e-file provider is here to help with a few tips for you to remember when you quickly and easily file.

2290 Filing Tips


1. Slow down and enter all of your information correctly to avoid having your form rejected over a simple typo. VINs (Vehicle Identification Numbers) for example, consist of 17 characters with both letters and numbers, so they can be easy to mix up. Plus, the font is usually pretty small and hard to read, so bust out your glasses if you need to.

The letters I, O, and Q are not found in VINs to prevent confusion. So an I is a 1 and an O is a 0. Also, there are no spaces in your VIN. If you need to correct your VIN don’t worry, ExpressTruckTax lets you quickly and easily make VIN corrections for free.

2. Go ahead and get your EIN (Employer Identification Number) now if you need one. If you don’t have one then you need to apply for one with the IRS online. Once you apply you’ll receive your new EIN number instantly, but that doesn’t mean you can use it yet. It takes about 15 days for your EIN to become updated in the IRS’s system and forms can get rejected during that time.

The clock is already ticking, soon you won’t be able to wait 15 days before the deadline for your EIN to become updated. The deadline will be here before you know it, so again, if you need an EIN, handle it today.

3. Double check your information. You will be presented with a summary of your information with ExpressTruckTax before transmitting your return to the IRS, just so that you can reread over all of your details and make sure that everything is correct.

If you enter your name incorrectly then your stamped Schedule 1 will have the wrong name and then the DMV won’t accept it as proof of payment. Then you will have to file and pay for your HVUT all over again to get a new stamped Schedule 1.

4. Remember, you are required to include your suspended vehicles on your 2290 Form. A suspended vehicle is a vehicle that is expected to be used for less than 5,000 miles (7,500 for agricultural vehicles) on public highways during the tax period. Suspended or credit vehicles also include vehicles that were lost, stolen, or destroyed.

Including these vehicles may work to your advantage because in some cases you can receive tax credits or a refund for them. If ExpressTruckTax sees that the amount of credit you have is greater than the amount of HVUT you owe then we will automatically generate Form 8849, the Claim for Refund of Excise Taxes Form for you, so you can get your money back from the IRS faster.

5. Instantly file online with ExpressTruckTax! It’s easy, follow the step-by-step e-filing guide to have your stamped Schedule 1 sent to you via email within about 15 minutes. You don’t even need a computer to file. With the ExpressTruckTax app on your smartphone or tablet to file at any time, from any location.

Or call TSNAmerica at 803.386.0320 to have a 2290 expert file over the phone for you. All you have to do is sit back and answer a few questions to instantly handle your 2290 needs. Plus, you’ll instantly get a copy of your stamped Schedule 1 via email.

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Taxes can be confusing, but it’s our mission to make them easy. Contact the dedicated ExpressTruckTeam if you need any assistance. We are available Monday - Friday from 8 AM to 7 PM EST at 704.234.6005. We’re also available via live chat and offer 24/7 email support at support@expresstrucktax.com.
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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

So You Need to Make a Correction After You E-Filed Form 2290?

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Making Corrections to Form 2290 After E-Filed
Making Corrections to Form 2290
As we near the heavy vehicle use tax Form 2290 deadline, it’s worth remembering that we do our best to make sure you’re covered throughout the year.

We offer Form 2290 Amendments for both our filers, as well as any filers who didn’t file with us.

Free VIN Corrections


When you file form 2290 online for 2016-2017, it’s not unheard of to rush through the process and find yourself a few months later in a sticky situation.

For example, if you realize your vehicle identification number was entered wrong during the deadline.

Instead of freaking out, head back to ExpressTruckTax and file a free VIN correction!

And if you didn’t file with us, no worries - it’s just a small fee!

Taxable Gross Weight Increase


After you file your Heavy Vehicle Use Tax return Form 2290, your vehicle’s taxable gross weight might increase.

If it does, simply login to ExpressTruckTax and e-file a 2290 Amendment for a taxable gross weight increase!

Mileage Exceeded


If a suspended vehicle exceeds the mileage limit, you need to e-file a 2290 Amendment. With a mileage exceeded, you can have us calculate and pay the excess tax for the year. All you need to do is e-file a truck tax Form 2290 Amendment for Mileage Exceeded.

So as we approach the 2290 truck tax due date, have no fear - we’ll be here to help you when you need to e-file a 2290 correction!


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