Form 8849 to claim for refund of excise taxes
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When would I need to file a form 8849?
Form 8849 Schedule 1 refers to refund claims regarding use of fuel. Form 8849 Schedule 2 is used for refunds by vendors, specifically ones that sell “undyed diesel fuel, undyed kerosene, kerosene sold for use in aviation, gasoline, or aviation gasoline”, according to the IRS. Schedule 5 tax form 8849 is for those who have paid a second tax, and form 8849 Schedule 6 is a catch-all for claims that do not fall under any of the previous categories. Schedule 8 is for those that are registered credit card issuers looking for refunds on taxes they paid for taxable fuels that were sold to local and state government or educational facilities.
Details required to claim 2290 refund
- VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)
- Refund amount
- Reason for claim: stolen, sold, destroyed, overpaid, low mileage
- Supporting documents for proof
- Period of claim
Frequently asked questions around 8849
You must file Form 8849 within 3 years of filing your return, or 2 years from when the tax was paid.
It takes 45 days for the IRS to process your refund.
Eform2290 will notify you through email and SMS communicating the status of your 8849 tax form. You can also call our customer support team for queries and updates.
No. You cannot file multiple refunds for your vehicle in the same year.