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Employer Identification Number (EIN)

June 25, 2015

Written by Yesenia Carrillo What is an EIN? As defined by the IRS, EIN is an Employer Identification Number also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number. EIN is used to identify a business entity. You need an EIN if you are planning to file an electronic 2290 Tax return. But I have a social security number, can’t I use that to file my 2290? … Read More »

Applying For An EIN Is Easy And Free!

June 24, 2015

Written by Yesenia Carrillo How To Apply For An EIN Online Step 1. Go directly to IRS’s website. Click Here. Step 2.  Click “Begin Application” to get started. Step 4. Complete all 5 validations and the IRS will issue you an EIN. Save and print your EIN confirmation notice. Please Note: It will take two weeks before your new EIN becomes part of the IRS’s … Read More »

Changes to the 2015/2016 Form 2290

June 24, 2015

Writtten by Casey Bullard This year the Form 2290 is going through two big changes with the way they collect information for Credits on vehicles that are sold during the tax year. First there is something the seller must do, and second something the buyer must do. The Seller If you want to claim a credit for a vehicle you sold, the IRS now wants … Read More »

The Long Road Ahead

June 17, 2015

Are you thinking about becoming a trucker? Does the driving lifestyle and competitive wages appeal to your career interests? Look no further- we’ve organized a step-by-step list on how to obtain the specific permits required for interstate transportation, tax documentation for fuel and mile usage, and other legal regulations required for heavy truck drivers. Since the government heavily regulates the roads, there are various registrations … Read More »

Why e-File?

June 13, 2015

It’s a question we’re often asked at 2290Tax.com. Why bother e-filing your 2290 IRS form? On the surface, e-filing sounds more complicated than submitting your 2290 the traditional way. We started 2290Tax.com because we believe truckers should be on the road, not wasting their time and money standing in lines at the IRS or waiting for their Stamped Schedule 1 to turn up in the … Read More »