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2290 Instructions Simplified

May 15, 2014

Written by Molly Harris The IRS hasn’t been known for making anything simple. Like, at all. Ever. In all their existence. When it comes to the Form 2290 instructions, it’s okay that the IRS is not simple because you have me to make it simple for you. My goal of this article is to take IRS jibberish that seems to be written in this fashion- … Read More »



IRS Form 2290 Instructions: Recordkeeping Requirements

May 13, 2014

Written by Casey Jenkins Do you know what records you need to keep? Do you know how long to keep them? The Form 2290 Instructions talk a lot about it this year. What Records No matter how simple or complex your Form 2290 is, you are required to keep records of it. Many of the specifics that the IRS wants to see are things you … Read More »



IRS Form 2290 Instructions: Suspended Timing

May 8, 2014

I have and will talk a lot about suspended vehicles and that’s because they can be really tricky. Whenever the IRS opens a window to help people save money on their taxes, you can be sure they probably slammed a door somewhere too! In this article, I just want to clarify a part of the Form 2290 Instructions that I had to read a few … Read More »



IRS Form 2290 Instructions: Selling Suspended Trucks

May 6, 2014

Written by Casey Jenkins Did you know that when you sell a suspended truck you have to give the new owner information about your old 2290? Do you know what kind of information you’re supposed to give? Selling Suspended Trucks When you file a Form 2290 and call your vehicle Suspended the IRS starts tracking mileage. Hopefully you already know about the kinds of proof … Read More »



Trouble Getting Your Tags?

May 1, 2014

Written by Casey Jenkins I talk to drivers every summer who are struggling to get their truck registration renewed. June is an especially bad month because it seems that some states require the 2290 before it’s even available for filing. This has always bothered me, because it doesn’t make any sense. I’ve spent countless hours arguing with tag offices and DMVs because they can’t require … Read More »