What Exactly is the IRS Form 2290?

As if the IRS doesn’t require enough taxes, here’s another one, the IRS Form 2290! The IRS and your tag office both say you have to file the IRS Form 2290 and pay the IRS 2290 Tax. Even WE say you have to file the Form 2290, and pay the IRS 2290 Tax. But have you ever just stopped and thought to yourself and said, “Self, what exactly is the Form 2290? And where do my IRS 2290 Tax dollars go?!!”  I am here to help answer that!

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The 2013/2014 Form 2290 Is Here

The 2013/2014 Form 2290 is ready to e-file now! You can prefile, and get one more thing off your to-do list. We will email you the Stamped Schedule 1 the moment it’s issued by the IRS.

This year electronic and paper forms are both on track and on time, but there is one tricky thing to keep track of. How you file (on paper or electronic) will effect your due date.

Electronic (also known as e-filed) forms and taxes will be due Tuesday September 3rd, 2013.
Paper forms and taxes must be postmarked Saturday August 31st, 2013.

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Caution: Fast 2290 Trucker Lane Ahead

There are several things in life I want fast: fast trucks, fast food, and fast time with the in-laws (it’s never fast enough…). Heck, I even like e-filing Form 2290 because it IS fast. That’s the whole point of it. But, faster isn’t always what you want when it comes to taxes. You want an easy-to-use website, accuracy, and an all-American customer support team. All those things are more important than just “fast.” It’s just an added bonus that you don’t have to drive to the IRS office and wait in line to file your HVUT trucker’s tax- because that’s NOT fast…

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IRS 2290 Notice Decoder – Bank Payment Error

Ever wonder what happens if you choose to pay 2290 taxes with a bank account debit, and the transaction fails?? If everything goes according to plan, the US Treasury will notify you in writing with the notice below. Pay special attention because this comes from the US Treasury and not the IRS.

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IRS 2290 Notice Decoder – HVUT Penalties and Interest

Penalties and Interest are a bummer. Sometimes it’s unavoidable, sometimes it’s not that bad, and some times you can get out of penalties. But it’s always a bummer to get this piece of paper in the mail.

It’s usually a 5 page notice, depending on how many trucks you have, and how complicated the math gets. If you get one of these in the mail, don’t despair! We’re here to help – and the news isn’t always a grim as you might think.

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IRS 2290 Notice Decoder – Form 2290 Schedule 1 Not Received

IRS notices are always super confusing for me the first time I see them. This notice is no exception, the first time I saw it I was really really confused. Funny enough, it turns out this notice means that the IRS is confused. So we’re all in the same boat together!

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IRS 2290 Notice Decoder – Adjusted Tax Computation

The Adjusted Tax Computation Notice is the most complicated of all the notices I get questions about – so I’m going to start here and get the difficult stuff over with. Each Adjustment is different but only a few require action. I talk about that in more detail below, but first, how do you know what notice you have?? You can tell this notice from the others because it should expressly say, “Statement of Adjustment to Your Account,” on page 1.  This IRS Form 2290 Notice is 4 pages and looks a little something like this:

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