Enter the following details in order to estimate your truck tax. Receive the same in your inbox by entering your email address below.
Please select the weight category.
Please enter the Taxable Vehicle Count.
Please enter the valid email.
Step 1: Select your tax period
Step 2: Select the ‘First Used Month‘
Step 3: Select the ‘Weight Category’ of your vehicle
Step 4: Enter the number of ‘Taxable vehicle count’
Step 5: Enter the number of ‘Logging vehicle count’
Step 6: Provide your valid email address
Step 7: Click ‘Calculate’
You can determine your tax amount by referring to the table below:
|Gross Taxable Weight||Heavy Vehicle Use Tax Rates/ per vehicle|
|Less than 55,000 lbs||No tax|
|55,000-75,000 lbs||$100 plus $22 per 1,000 lbs over 55,000 lbs|
|More than 75,000 lbs||$550|
The First Used Month or Month First Used is the month when you first used your vehicle on a public highway.
Taxable gross weight of your vehicle is:
Your vehicle qualifies as a logging vehicle if it is used exclusively for the transportation of products harvested from a forested site such as timber. Logging vehicles are subject to lower tax rates than other heavy highway vehicles. If your vehicle is a logging vehicle, you need to pay 25% less HVUT payment.
Tax-exempt vehicles are the ones that are exempt from paying the Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax. This includes:
A. If you are e-filing your return through eForm 2290, you can file a 2290 amendment for increase in ‘taxable gross weight increased’ section. For this, you will need to specify your VIN, month of weight increase, the old weight and the new weight. You will also need to indicate if your vehicle is a logging vehicle. Once all the details are keyed in, you can proceed to make the payment through your preferred method of payment.
A. When the taxable gross weight of the vehicle increases from the originally reported return during the period, your vehicle will fall under a new category. When your vehicle’s weight increases, its additional tax amount will also increase.
A. You can report the increase in taxable gross weight in Form 2290 by marking it as an Amendment under Increase in Taxable Gross Weight.
A. You need to pay your first HVUT payment a month after the month of first use of your vehicle. You will be calculating the amount you owe up to the beginning of July, as July is the start of the HVUT calendar year.
For example, if you purchase your vehicle in October, you will need to pay your HVUT by the end of November.
A. No. You don’t need to pay tax for vehicles with a special temporary travel permit. These are permits that allow a vehicle to operate:
From easy tax calculation to hassle-free e-filing of your HVUT, eForm2290 is the one-stop-shop for all your e-filing needs. File your Form 2290 with us and avail a host of value-added services, free of charge.