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Frequently Asked Questions on Form 2290 Online Filing

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What is IRS Form 2290?

 

Form 2290 is the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax Return. It is the form used to figure out and pay the tax due on motor vehicles operating on public highways with a taxable gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more. The taxation period runs from July 1st to June 30th of the following year and is due by August 31st. However, for first used vehicles your HVUT is due the last day of the month following the first used month. For example, if you first use a new vehicle in April then your 2290 is due by May 31st.

 

What is Heavy Vehicle Use Tax?

 

The Heavy Vehicle Use Tax is paid by Form 2290 e-File annually for heavy vehicles operating on public highways with registered gross weights equal to or exceeding 55,000 pounds.

 

How Are HVUT Form 2290 taxes calculated?

 

The Heavy Vehicle Use Tax is paid by Form 2290 Online annually for heavy vehicles operating on public highways with registered gross weights equal to or exceeding 55,000 pounds.

 

 

Are there any HVUT exemptions?

 

There are a number of groups that receive exemptions from the HVUT, including:

The Federal Government

State or local governments, including the District of Columbia

The American Red Cross

Nonprofit volunteer fire departments, ambulance associations, or rescue squads

Indian tribal governments (for vehicles used in essential tribal government functions) Mass transportation authorities

 

Why do I have to pay an HVUT?

 

The HVUT is a significant source of transportation funding in the U.S. In 2006 the HVUT generated more than $1.4 billion in Federal Highway Trust Fund (HTF) revenue

 

Where do I go now that I have my vehicles entered?

Start your tax filing by going to the Tax Filing tab. Under Common Tasks, choose Add Form 2290 Tax Filing. Follow the step-by-step instructions.

How do I start a new filing after my vehicle information is entered?

Click on the Tax Filing tab. Choose the appropriate option under Common Tasks.

Why aren't my vehicles showing up, to select them for tax filing?

Verify the vehicle information entered. If "Taxable Gross Weight" is less than 55,000 lbs., then you do not need to file the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax and the site will not allow you to select the vehicle. Also check that you do not have a "Disposition Date" entered (see above).

 


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