File Tax Form 2290 By 31st August : IRS to Heavy Highway Vehicle User

The Internal Revenue Service has issued reminders for general information to all heavy highway Truck /Vehicle  users  that the time to file Form 2290, Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return, which began July 1, 2018 will end on 31st August 31st. In other words, the form 2290 due date is 31st August  !

Who needs to file Form 2290?

The heavy highway vehicle use  applies to highway motor vehicles- which generally includes large trucks, truck tractors and buses-  with a taxable gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more. This .

How to File form 2290 ?

The IRS rule says that any taxpayer having 25 or more taxable heavy vehicle must file form 2290 electronically i.e efile the form 2290 . Owners of less than 25 vehicle can file Form 2290 manually. Filing Form 2290 electronically is preferable mode for following convenience

  • It does not require any visit to IRS office.
  • You receive  IRS-stamped Schedule 1 electronically minutes after filing.
  • which can be provided it to the state department of motor vehicles, without visiting an IRS office.

Form 2290 instructions

The  special rules applicable to heavy vehicle owners who need to file Form 2290 are explained in the instructions to Form 2290. Please note that IRS notice about the instruction in the link

Use these Instructions for Form 2290 (Rev. July 2018) for the tax period beginning on July 1, 2018, and ending on June 30, 2019. Don’t use this revision if you need to file a return for a tax period that began on or before

June 30, 2018. To obtain a prior revision of Form 2290 and its separate instructions, visit visit

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