IRS Form 2290 Due Date for 2023-2024

31st May 2024

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When is my form 2290 due date?

If your vehicle is used first during these months:Then go ahead and file Form 2290 and make your payment byEnter this date on Form 2290, line 1**
JulyAugust 31st YYYY07
AugustSeptember 30thYYYY08
SeptemberOctober 31st YYYY09
OctoberNovember 30YYYY10
NovemberDecember 31stYYYY11
DecemberJanuary 31stYYYY12
JanuaryLast day of February YYYY01
FebruaryMarch 31st YYYY02
MarchApril 30th YYYY03
AprilMay 31st YYYY04
MayJune 30th YYYY05
JuneJuly 31st YYYY06

What information is needed to file Form 2290?

To file your IRS Form 2290, you need:

EIN (Employer Identification Number):
  • EIN is a unique nine-digit number given by the IRS for tax purposes.
  • You can apply for EIN online or via Form SS-4.
VIN (Vehicle Identification Number):
  • VIN is a 17-character code unique to each vehicle.
  • It is located on the vehicle's dashboard or driver's side door frame.
Taxable Gross Weight:
  • Taxable Gross Weight is the total weight of a taxable vehicle, including the vehicle itself and any trailers or semi-trailers typically attached to it, along with the maximum load usually carried on the vehicle.
  • Accurate reporting of your vehicle's taxable gross weight is crucial to avoid tax discrepancies.

How to get Schedule 1 before the deadline?

To ensure you receive your Schedule 1 before the deadline, it is recommended to file your IRS Form 2290 well in advance rather than waiting until the last minute. When you file with us, you can instantly get your Schedule 1 as soon as the IRS processes your filing.

What if you have missed the Form 2290 deadline?

If you've missed the Form 2290 deadline, it's important to take action quickly. You should still file your Form 2290 as soon as possible to minimize penalties and interest charges. The IRS may impose late filing penalties, which increase the longer you delay.

Frequently asked questions around form 2290 due dates

When is Form 2290 Due Date/ When is the 2290 payment due date?


The deadline to file The IRS Form 2290 is on August 31st of each year. The filing season begins on July 1st and continues through August 31st. Filing before this deadline ensures that you won't incur late filing penalties.

When you buy a heavy vehicle mid-year, you will need to file IRS Form 2290 for the vehicle by the last day of the month following the month in which you first used the vehicle on public highways. For example, if you start using the vehicle in September, you must file Form 2290 by the end of October.

Pro Tip: Our HVUT 2290 form due date calculator tool helps determine your form 2290 due date based on the  'First use' month you specify. Select your 'first use' month from the list on the left side and your IRS Form 2290 due date will be displayed on the right side.

How often is form 2290 due? And when is HVUT due?


The  IRS form 2290 for Heavy Vehicle Use Taxes (HVUT) needs to be filed annually. The tax period starts on July 1st and ends on June 30th of the next year.

HVUT tax  is calculated based on the number of months used, and not for the full 12 months in advance. In other words, taxes are calculated on a pro-rata basis by taking into account the month of 'first use'.

For example, Chris purchased a new taxable vehicle on November 1, 2023. The vehicle is first used on public highways by driving it home from the dealership in November. So Chris must file form 2290 reporting the new vehicle by December 31, 2023, for the period beginning November 1, 2023, through June 30, 2024

When is heavy highway use tax due?


When you skip your highway use 2290 tax due date, you will be notified by the IRS. If you’ve registered an account with eForm2290, we will send you timely reminders before 31st August so that you will not miss your form 2290 filing deadline.

Form 2290 Due date for tax suspension


The 2290 form due date to report your suspended vehicle is July 1st, 2023. If July 1st falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or a legal holiday, you must e-file by the next business day.

Should You File IRS 2290 on Form 2290 Due Date


You must file your form 2290 before the specified due date so that you can make changes or correct errors on the off chance that your form gets rejected - without attracting penalties.

When is the Form 2290 due if it falls on a weekend or a legal holiday?


If the form 2290 deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or a legal holiday, the deadline will be moved to the next business day.

What happens when you don't file your form 2290 within the due date?


If you skip the HVUT filing deadline, the IRS will impose a penalty of 4.5% of the total amount you owe, which will accrue on a monthly basis for up to five months. Late filers will also attract an additional monthly penalty of 0.5% of total tax due. Additional interest charges of 0.54% per month accrue as well.

Penalty for non-payment of HVUT  is way more costly. If you fail to file your tax after 5 months, the penalty amount would mount to its maximum by summing all the penalties and interest. The IRS, FHWA, and the State & local agents will launch a criminal investigation against you for tax evasion, and if found guilty, you could be prosecuted.

Is it possible to file after the official due date form 2290?


Although you can file your form 2290 after the due date, it is not recommended to skip the IRS form 2290 due date. When you skip the deadline, you will need to pay interest as well as late payment fees imposed by the IRS.

What if your form 2290 gets rejected after the due date?


If your form has been rejected after the filing deadline, you need to resubmit your return within five days of being informed of rejection, so that you won't incur late filing penalties.

Extension of time to file


If you want an extension of time to pay the tax, you must request that separately stating the reason for non-payment.

Does the Form 2290 Due Date differ for different vehicles?


If your vehicle has a gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more, you will have to pay the tax on the date specified no matter what the vehicle type is. However, for privately purchased used vehicles, the due dates may vary.

Form 2290 Due date for privately purchased used vehicles


A privately purchased used vehicle is bought from another owner who has already paid the heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax for the month of sale. Therefore, if you purchased a used vehicle on July 1, 2023, but before June 1, 2024, and your first use (such as driving it from the purchase location to your home or business location) is in July (the month of sale), then you need to pay total tax for the period extending from august till June 2024.