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What is a 2290 Tax Form?

April 9, 2015

Written by Yesenia Carrillo 2290 Tax Form As defined by the IRS, the 2290 Tax Form is used  to: Calculate and pay the tax due on vehicles that weigh (fully loaded: tractor and trailer) 55,000 lbs or more. Claim suspension from tax for a vehicle that weighs (fully loaded: tractor and trailer) 55,000 lbs or more that is expected to be used 5,000 miles or … Read More »



Special Equipment: The Kind of Trucks that Don’t Need a 2290

April 2, 2015

Written by Casey Bullard Did you know there are trucks that weigh more than 55,000 lbs, and travel more than 5,000 miles, that DON’T need to file Form 2290? There are a few special kinds of trucks that the IRS doesn’t consider “Highway Motor Vehicles.” We will cover two Categories, but they are all tied together by one key element: Non-Transportation Function. Specially Designed Mobil … Read More »



Self Driving Vehicles

March 12, 2015

Written by Yesenia Carrillo   Vehicles that drive themselves. Seemingly, a concept straight out of the Jetsons. But is our technology advanced enough to make this possible? Well according to Mercedes-Benz, Audi, and Google we can expect to see self driving vehicles on our streets like tomorrow! Well not really, but they are close. Mercedez-Benz recently introduced their futuristic truck, scheduled to hit the streets … Read More »



17th Annual IFTA/IRP Audit Workshop: Day 3

March 8, 2015

Written by Casey Bullard Date: Thursday February 26, 2015 Location: Menger Hotel, San Antonio TX Audit Report: What did the different groups decide? After a day and a half of working with raw data, each group had to come up with a “group answer” about what they would do. The point was to emphasize that in looking at the same data with the same set … Read More »



17th Annual IFTA/IRP Audit Workshop: Day 2

March 7, 2015

Written by Casey Bullard Date: Wednesday February 25, 2015 Location: Menger Hotel, San Antonio TX Breakout Session: Distance and Fuel “Stuck in the Truck” Audit Example Continued The second day we continued to work in our teams on the audit data, trying to figure out what we would do if this were a real audit. They were basically trying to get through an entire audit … Read More »