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.
Are you going to prepare and file your own taxes – or hire a pro to do it for you?
Choosing a good Paid Preparer can be tricky, but it’s super important to get it right. The person you hire to prepare your taxes has access to all your personal information, and that’s some private stuff! You don’t want just ANYBODY to have access to it.
2290 tax penalties and Interest are a bummer to put it mildly. But for the industrious 2290 taxpayer, there is often a way to minimize the damage.
The calls have been poring in recently about Form 2290 IRS Penalty Notices – and for good reason. It seems that the IRS issues these notices through a computer program, and if both taxes and the form aren’t received by a specific time on a specific day, that computer program automatically sends a penalty notification. Even if your information was received by the IRS 10 seconds after that computer program ran.
The filing period of Form 2290 for the 2012 / 2013 tax year officially opened on July 1st this year, but that doesn’t mean all is back to normal. 2290Tax learned about an upcoming IRS computer shut down that means truckers need to file their 2012 tax forms no later than August 30th. Continue reading “Form 2290 For 2012 / 2013 Tax Year”
Form 2290 was originally created by the federal government in the 1950’s as a tax levied on truck drivers for the purpose of maintaining highways across the United States and hasn’t changed much since then. Electronic filing, otherwise known as e-filing, represents the biggest change to Form 2290 and is more centered on how a trucker files their taxes as opposed to what gets filed. But what is it? And what do you need before you can start?
Every single day, I take a call that goes a little something like this:
Caller: How long does it take to get my 2290?
Me: Turnaround time is typically 15-20 minutes.
It’s time to file your HVUT Form!!
In case you’ve been out on the road too long and haven’t heard yet, you can now e-file your IRS HVUT Form from the convenience of your own computer. It’s Fast, Easy and Secure.