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Requirements to File IRS Form 2290

Form 2290 is a Federal Excise Tax that is imposed on heavy trucks that operate on public highways. Any truck that weighs 55,000 pounds or more is subjected to this tax. Although all the trucks have to be filed, only the trucks that will be used for 5000 miles or more are taxed. The federal tax is collected annually and is utilized for the construction and maintenance of highways.

There are 2 ways of filing Form 2290

  • Paper filing
  • E-filing

IRS suggests the truckers to file HVUT online since it is much easier, secure and faster compared to paper filing. Not only this, when you paper file, you have to manually mail your returns to the IRS office. When you file your Form 2290 online, you will get your stamped Schedule 1 copy within 15 minutes of IRS acceptance, but for paper filing, this will take about 5-45 days to receive your copy.

  • The VIN (Vehicle Information Number) and EIN (Employer Identification Number)
  • The gross weight of the vehicle
  • Name and address of the business

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