Today is Your Last Chance to Meet the Form 2290 Deadline

Truckers, the Form 2290 deadline for the 2020-21 tax year is August 31, 2020. 

It’s your last chance to meet the Form 2290 deadline, renew your Schedule 1, and pay the HVUT for this year. 

If you haven’t completed your filing process yet, it’s time to make a plan. ExpressEfile is here to help you avoid penalties and last-minute mistakes when you e-file Form 2290. We’re offering the lowest price in the industry and working hard to keep American truckers HVUT compliant.


File Form 2290 

If you haven’t started your filing process and you’re feeling overwhelmed, we’ve got you covered. Just get your information together and log in to your ExpressEfile account.

You’ll need your business name, Employer Identification Number (EIN), Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), and your vehicle’s taxable gross weight. 

Once you have these details, you can input them easily into your Form 2290, and we will check for errors and transmit your form directly to the IRS. Click here to e-file Form 2290 now.

If you are looking for more instructions and tips to navigate your filing process, here are four things you need to know about filing Form 2290 online and a quick Form 2290 filing checklist.  



If you have a vehicle that weighs 55,000 pounds or more and travels over 5,000 miles a year, you’ll need to pay the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT). This tax is due August 31, 2020, along with your Form 2290. The IRS will calculate how much you owe them based on your vehicle’s taxable gross weight and you can pay it using several different methods.

Find out more about all of the IRS accepted HVUT payment methods here

For more information about calculating the HVUT ahead of time, click here


Schedule 1 

When you submit your HVUT Form 2290 to the IRS with ExpressEfile, you’ll get your stamped 2290 Schedule 1 back in minutes. This is a certificate that shows that your vehicle is legal and IRS compliant. You can download and print it out or we can mail you a copy to keep in the cab of your vehicle. 


HVUT Form 2290 Penalties 

Meeting the IRS Form 2290 deadline and paying the HVUT on time is the best way to protect your business from heavy fines and IRS penalties. The IRS penalizes heavy vehicle owners for late filing, late payments, and missing, fraudulent, or accidentally incorrect information.  

Click here for more information about the different IRS penalties and how to avoid them.


Have Any Questions?

If you are filing the day of your Form 2290 deadline, running into questions can be stressful. You don’t have to waste time researching tax law or make risky guesses on your IRS Form 2290 return. We’re offering quick, reliable answers by email. Our support team is 100% U.S. based and has been working with American trucking professionals, commercial drivers, and the IRS for the past 10 years. We’re here for you and we’re always happy to help. 


Start filing and meet your Form 2290 deadline today. Congratulations on another year as a trucking professional! 


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