Pay Heavy Highway Use Tax Online
IRS form 2290 is a federal tax that is imposed on heavy vehicles. Any vehicle that weighs 55,000 pounds or more and used for 5,000 miles or more must pay this tax. It is an annual tax. Failure to pay this tax results in IRS penalty and your vehicle may get ceased.
If you have purchased or used your vehicle in the month of September 2019, then 31st October is the last day to file your IRS form 2290 and pay 2290 tax online.
Failure to file form 2290 and pay IRS HVUT will result in IRS penalty. The IRS penalty is 4.5% of the total tax due and is assessed on a monthly basis up to 5 months. The late filers who fail to pay the RS tax, face an additional monthly penalty. This is equal to 0.5% of the total tax due. In addition to this, there is also an extra interest charge of 0.54% per month as well.
Payment Methods to Pay 2290 Online
When making the payment for your IRS form 2290 via eForm2290, we offer 4 options to pay 2290 online. You can choose any of the following 4 methods to make the payment:
- Credit or debit card
- Check or money order
EFW or Electronic Fund Withdrawal
When you pay 2290 online via the EFW method, the money is deducted directly from your bank. The bank statement will act as proof that you have made the payment for 2290 online. It usually takes 24 to 48 hours for the process to complete. This service is free however please confirm with your bank account before making the payment.
EFTPS or Electronic Federal Tax Payment System
This payment option is offered when you pay 2290 online via a tax preparation software or a tax professional. When you choose to pay IRS form 2290 online using this method, there is an additional fee. This fee is the processing or convenience charge for filing your form 2290.
Credit Card or Debit Card
This is the regular payment method when you choose to pay 2290 online via credit or debit card.
Check or Money Order
You need to mail your voucher to the IRS and address the money order to ‘United States Treasury’. Enter your VIN, EIN, name, date and address on your voucher. Please do not send the money directly to the IRS neither staple the payment to the IRS voucher or IRS form 2290.
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