Truck owners with a first use month in November, need to file Form 2290 by December 31, 2020. It’s important to file on time to keep your vehicle IRS compliant and legal on the roads. Filing Form 2290 on time is also the best way to avoid fines and penalties.
Is December 31, 2020 Your Form 2290 Deadline?
Your Form 2290 deadline and HVUT payment are due the month following your vehicle’s first use month. For vehicles who first drove on a public highway in November, the Form 2290 deadline is December 31, 2020.
Who Needs to File Form 2290?
If your vehicle weighs over 55,000 pounds and traveled further than 5,000 miles a year, you need to file Form 2290 and pay the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT). The IRS calculates this tax payment based on your vehicle’s taxable gross weight.
Click here for more on IRS payment methods and paying your HVUT.
How to File Form 2290?
ExpressEfile makes filing Form 2290 with the IRS easy. You just input your information and transmit your return.
To fill out Form 2290, you’ll need your business name, Employer Identification Number (EIN), Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), and your vehicle’s taxable gross weight.
After you fill out your form, our internal audit checks for errors so you can fix any last-minute mistakes.
Here are four things you need to know about filing Form 2290 online and a quick Form 2290 filing checklist.
It can be overwhelming if you forgot about the December 31st due date and are just now getting started. When you e-file Form 2290, you have everything you need and we’ll help you meet your deadline easily.