The tax filing season starts on July 1st, giving 2290Tax.com ample time to encourage taxpayers to start thinking about who will prepare their Form 2290. It is more common than not that fly-by-night preparers are targeting unsuspecting taxpayers. These taxpayers are lured in and then are left to fend for their own when a problem arises. E-filing can be simple, fast and secure if and only if you choose the right person to prepare your taxes.
On daily basis we are told by customers that they are new to trucking having just purchased their first truck and now they are being asked to file this 2290. They have no clue what is and what its for. All they want is to startworking but they need the 2290 first. With new beginnings there comes a time when you are confronted with having to get over some obstacles. Starting a new trucking business is no different. 2290Tax.com has compiled a list of common errors for first time e-File users that facilitate and ease some of the confusion when filing a Form 2290 for the first time.
As part of 2290Tax.com’s mission to continually serve the trucking industry, we are always looking for ways to create top of the line tools and resources that revolutionize industry norms. We are happy to announce 2290Tax.com’s new pilot program that aims to do just that – the Electronic DMV 2290 Submission Pilot Program.
A member of the International Fuel Tax Association should be aware of the IFTA credential grace period. Concurrent IFTA members have a two month grace period that begins in January and ends in February to display renewed IFTA licenses and decals.
TIN matching is a helpful tool offered by the IRS for authorized agents on the e-Services Online Tools for Tax Professionals website. TIN matching allows the service agent to verify information provided by their client before submitting the data to the IRS e-File system.
At this time there are three amendments available on the online Form 2290. Amending your Heavy Vehicle use tax return means you are correcting a mistake on your stamped Schedule 1. Of the three available amendments, VIN correction is known to be the most common amendment.
Hey all, it’s that time of year again. PTIN Renewal time!! Each year the IRS requires preparers of federal tax forms to renew their PTIN. You can check out our step by step PTIN Update Instructions here for a refresher of what the process looks like, but there seem to be a few changes this year.
Truckers need to be up to date on all renewals otherwise they risk being put out of work. In an effort to help busy truck drivers renew on time, we have created this checklist on all important permit, license, and tax renewals. Use it as your Trucker Checklist.