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Friday, February 21, 2014

Transferred Truck During 2290 Tax Year

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A common question our Support Team at ExpressTruckTax receives is how to handle the situation when a vehicle is transferred to another company during the tax year.  Assuming the Form 2290 was filed and the tax was paid for the current year, you would need to file a new Form 2290 under the new business name and EIN.  On the return, you will be able to claim the refund for the taxes that were paid under the previous business name and EIN.  You will need to call the IRS directly and they will walk you through the process or you can have a service provider, like Truck Services of North America to do it for you.

NOTE: The Form 2290 must be filed no later than the end of the month following when the transfer took place.  Example, if you formed a new business and the vehicles began operating under the new business name in February, your Form 2290 would have to be filed no later than March 31st.  If you file after March 31st, the return will be considered late and you may incur penalty fees.

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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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

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:
  1. Used (or expected to be used) primarily for farming purposes, and
  2. 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.

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, February 7, 2014

Determining First Use Month

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When E-Filing Form 2290 with ExpressTruckTax, you will be asked to provide the first use date for the vehicle. This dates refers to the time when the vehicle was placed in service during the tax period.  If the vehicle has been placed in service for  previous years and will continue to be in service this year, the first use month will be July.  This is because the tax period for Heavy Vehicle Use Taxes begins in July and ends in June.

If a new vehicle is placed in service during the tax period, the first use month will be the month in which the vehicle was first used. If a vehicle was only used for part of the tax period, the tax will be prorated based on the number of months the vehicle was actually used. For example, if a vehicle was used on January 27th, 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, and the tax will be based on 6 months, instead of the full year.

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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Monday, January 13, 2014

Stamped Schedule 1-IRS Begins Processing Online Returns Today

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ExpressTruckTax is the solution to E-File IRS Form 2290 and receive your stamped Schedule 1 as simply and quickly as possible. The Stamped Schedule 1 is your proof that you required in order to register a vehicle. 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 periods 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 that were E-Filed between December 26, 2013 and January 12, 2014, will be processed by the IRS today January 13, 2014, when they begin processing returns.  Receiving your Stamped Schedule may take a bit longer than usual until the IRS gets caught up.

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

What is an Agricultural Vehicle?

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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 purpose for the entire period.
A vehicle is used primarily for farming purposes if more than half of the vehicle’s use (based on mileage) during the period is for farming purposes.

A special tag or license plate identifying the vehicle as used for farming is not required for it to be considered an agricultural vehicle.

Any agricultural vehicle traveling 7500 miles or less during the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax period, is considered a suspended or Category W vehicle and no tax is due.

For more information or to file your Form 2290 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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Monday, December 16, 2013

How Soon Can I Get My Stamped Schedule 1?

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The Stamped Schedule 1 is required in order to register a vehicle. 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 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.

ExpressTruckTax is the solution to E-File IRS Form 2290 and get your stamped Schedule 1 as simply and quickly as possible. Once you transmit your return to the IRS, it takes only minutes to receive your IRS stamped Form 2290 Schedule 1.

ExpressTruckTax sends the Stamped Schedule 1 to the taxpayer as a pdf attachment. Although the form will not be physically stamped, the official E-File watermark serves as an official IRS stamp.

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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Friday, October 25, 2013

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 

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.

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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Monday, October 7, 2013

ExpressTruckTax 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 IRS e-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 



ExpressTruckTax is 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!
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, September 13, 2013

Benefits of E-Filing Form 2290 With ExpressTruckTax

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At ExpressTruckTax, we 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.  ExpressTruckTax 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  Express Tax Support Center.

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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

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.
Here are a few points to keep in mind while Filing 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

  • 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 of the filing month

  • Review all the information
  • Double check your Business Name
  • Transmit Your 2290 Return


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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Monday, September 9, 2013

Form 2290 HVUT Requirements

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The heavy vehicle use tax or HVUT is an annual fee assessed 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. IRS Form 2290 is filed annually to pay the HVUT due on the taxable vehicle and proof of payment is the Stamped Schedule 1. The monies collected are used to offset the cost for road repairs and maintenance.

 Suspended vehicles (Category W) are still required to file a Form 2290, even though there is no tax due.  A vehicle is considered suspended if the motor vehicle does not exceed 5,000 miles or 7,500 miles for agricultural vehicles during the tax period, regardless 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.
Also note that logging vehicles are taxed at a reduced rate.

There are some vehicles that are exempt from the tax and are not required to file Form 2290. They are:
  • The Federal Government,
  • The District of Columbia,
  • A state or local government,
  • The American National Red Cross,
  • A nonprofit volunteer fire department, ambulance association, or rescue squad,
  • An Indian tribal government but only if the vehicle's use involves the exercise of an essential tribal government function,
  • A mass transportation authority if it is created under a statute that gives it certain powers normally exercised by the state,
  • Qualified blood collector vehicles (see below) used by qualified blood collector organizations, or
  • Mobile machinery that meets the specifications for a chassis
  • For more information on exempt vehicles, go to irs.gov/trucker.
The IRS has simplified the process of filing Form 2290 and paying your HVUT taxes with the ability to E-File.  Anyone who is filing a return with 25 or more vehicles is required to file electronically, but everyone is now encouraged to E-File.  Through an IRS Authorized E-File Provider, like ExpressTruckTax.com, you can file your Form 2290, pay your HVUT taxes owed to the IRS and receive your Stamped Schedule 1 within minutes.  Your Schedule 1 serves as proof of payment for your HVUT and when you file by the deadline you will avoid any IRS penalties.

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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Friday, September 6, 2013

Stamped Schedule 1

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ExpressTruckTax is the solution to E-File IRS Form 2290 and get your stamped Schedule 1 as simply and quickly as possible.

The Stamped Schedule 1 is required in order to register a vehicle. 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 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.

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 the Form 2290, and ExpressTruckTax will transmit that information directly to the IRS electronically. Once the IRS accepts the return, they send the stamped Schedule 1 back to ExpressTruckTax, who will automatically email or fax the Schedule 1 to the taxpayer.

ExpressTruckTax sends the Stamped Schedule 1 to the taxpayer as a pdf attachment. Although the form will not be physically stamped, the official E-File watermark serves as an official IRS stamp.

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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Monday, August 19, 2013

What Is Form 2290?

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The IRS Form 2290 is used to file Heavy Vehicle Use Taxes, or HVUT as it is commonly known. The Form 2290 must be filed on an annual basis for every Heavy vehicle weighing at least 55,000 pounds.
All you need to E-File is your:
  • Basic Vehicle information
  • Vehicle Identification Number or VIN
  • Gross Vehicle Weight.

The best way to file IRS form 2290 is through ExpressTruckTax - the IRS Approved E-file Provider.

With ExpressTruckTax, you can e-file form 2290 in less than 10 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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Monday, July 29, 2013

IRS Form 2290 Stamped Schedule 1

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ExpressTruckTax is the solution to E-File IRS Form 2290 and get your stamped Schedule 1 as simply and quickly as possible.

The Stamped Schedule 1 is required in order to register a vehicle. 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 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.

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 the Form 2290, and ExpressTruckTax will transmit that information directly to the IRS electronically. Once the IRS accepts the return, they send the stamped Schedule 1 back to ExpressTruckTax, who will automatically email or fax the Schedule 1 to the taxpayer.

ExpressTruckTax sends the Stamped Schedule 1 to the taxpayer as a pdf attachment. Although the form will not be physically stamped, the official E-File watermark serves as an official IRS stamp.

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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Friday, July 19, 2013

What Is Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT) Used For?

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The Heavy Vehicle Use Tax or HVUT is an annual fee assessed 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. IRS Form 2290 is filed annually to pay the HVUT due on the taxable vehicle and proof of payment is the Stamped Schedule 1.

The damage to the road surface caused by heavy trucks is 160,000 times more than that of a car, according to the findings of the American Association of State Highways Official (AASHO) road test. The tax, which is based on the vehicle weight, is a significant source of transportation funding in the US. The HVUT ensures that operators of heavy trucks pay a little more for the highway network relative to the motorists than the light trucks who meet their responsibility through other forms of taxes (e.g., registration fees, motor fuel taxes) but do less damage to the system.  The monies collected are used to help pay for road repairs and maintenance.

The IRS has simplified the process of filing Form 2290 and paying your HVUT taxes with the ability to E-File.  Anyone who is filing a return with 25 or more vehicles is required to file electronically, but everyone is encouraged to do so.  Through an IRS Authorized E-File Provider, like ExpressTruckTax.com, you can file your Form 2290, pay your HVUT taxes owed to the IRS and receive your Stamped Schedule 1 within minutes.  Having the option to E-File makes the annual filing process quick and easy.

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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Thursday, July 18, 2013

Form 2290 First Use Month

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When E-Filing Form 2290 with ExpressTruckTax, you will be asked to provide the first use date for the vehicle. This dates refers to the time when the vehicle was placed in service during the tax period.  If the vehicle has been placed in service for  previous years and will continue to be in service this year, the first use month will be July.  This is because the tax period for Heavy Vehicle Use Taxes begins in July and ends in June.

If a new vehicle is placed in service during the tax period, the first use month will be the month in which the vehicle was first used. If a vehicle was only used for part of the tax period, the tax will be prorated based on the number of months the vehicle was actually used. For example, if a vehicle was used on May 27th, 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, and the tax will be based on 2 months, instead of the full year.

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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Thursday, July 11, 2013

E-File Form 2290-Credits For Sold, Destroyed or Stolen Vehicles

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If you have taxable vehicles that were sold, destroyed or stolen before June 1, and they were not used for the remainder of the tax period, you may claim a prorated credit or refund for some of the taxes paid.

This video walks you through the simple process for claiming your Form 2290 credit or refund.

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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Thursday, July 4, 2013

E-File Form 2290-Adding / Uploading / Adding Vehicles

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For your taxable vehicles enter all vehicles for this tax period with a taxable gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more. Do not enter low mileage / suspended vehicles (category 'W') on this page. Low mileage vehicles can be entered on the next page.

You can Add Taxable Vehicles manually by selecting the green button at the top. If you have multiple vehicles to file for, you can also upload a spreadsheet by using the Bulk Upload button.  You can choose Express Upload, which is a template that ExpressTruckTax has prepared or Smart Upload, to upload your own template.

Another great feature that we have added is the Truck Zone. This ExpressTruckTax Exclusive feature allows you to save your trucks from year to year & easily add them to your 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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Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Prior Year Low Mileage / Suspended Vehicles

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If you listed any vehicle low mileage or suspended during the previous tax year, the IRS requires that you report that vehicle if any of the following occurred:
  • The vehicle exceeds 5,000 miles (7,500 agricultural vehicles)
  • The vehicle was sold or transferred

With ExpressTruckTax, you can report this quickly and easily.  The video above walks you through the simple process.

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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Monday, July 1, 2013

2013-2014 Form 2290 Tax Year Filing Period Now Open

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The IRS is now accepting Form 2290 Returns for Heavy Vehicle Use Taxes for the new 2013 - 2014 Tax Year. Each Heavy Highway Vehicle weighing 55,000 pounds or more must be filed for on an annual basis using Form 2290.

The Filing period for this tax begins today, July 1st and ends on August 31st.

Now that the IRS has officially begun to accept these returns electronically, you can E-File Form 2290 online and receive your Stamped Schedule 1 in just minutes. In July and August we will provide extended live phone, chat, & email support. When you call us, there are no options to select, menus to dial through, or robots to deal with. Our phone support is provided by Real People based at our headquarters in Rock Hill, SC, who know all about the HVUT E-Filing Process.

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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