The Heavy Vehicle Use Tax Form 2290 deadline is approaching.
Have no fear, though. You still have plenty of time to file. But what happens if you miss the 2290 truck tax due date?
You may face some penalties if you don’t file Form 2290 online for 2016-2017.
About HVUT Form 2290
The Heavy Vehicle Use Tax is a tax form that is required to be filed by truckers in order to help with the maintenance and upkeep of public roads and highways.
Once a trucker files their Form 2290, they will receive a stamped Schedule 1 which serves as a proof of payment for your taxes.
Why Should You File Form 2290?
You don’t want to get parked, so you need to keep your tax forms up to date!
While tax forms can be irritating, by complying with the tax code you stay on the road, allowing you to earn yourself a living. Can’t argue with that.
The HVUT Penalties for Not Filing and Late Filing
What are the HVUT penalties if you don’t e-file truck tax Form 2290?
The penalty for failing to file IRS HVUT Form 2290 by August 31st is equal to 4.5 percent of the total tax due, assessed on a monthly basis up to five months.
Late filers not making an HVUT payment also face an additional monthly penalty equal to 0.5 percent of total tax due.
There are additional interest charges of 0.54 percent per month that accrue as well.
The 2290 Truck Tax Due Date
The due date for 2016-2017 Heavy Vehicle Use Taxes is August 31st.
How Can We Help?
With live, local customer support offered from our offices in Rock Hill, South Carolina, you know you have a real person ready to answer your questions. Plus, we offer 24/7 email support that you can always seek out in a pinch.
Avoid the deadline and e-file today!
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