Form 8849 is used to claim a refund of excise taxes reported on HVUT Form 2290. Taxpayers also use form 8849 to claim certain fuel-related refunds, including incidents when a vehicle was stolen, destroyed, or sold during the tax period.
The Form 8849 Schedule 6 is required to be filed by:
Anyone who overpaid previously on Form 2290 Owners of vehicles sold, stolen or destroyed after the Form 2290 tax period
Keep these details ready before e-file your refund claim:
A. You must file Form 8849 within 3 years of filing your return, or 2 years from when the tax was paid.
A. It takes 45 days for the IRS to process your refund.
A. Eform2290 will notify you through email and SMS communicating the status of your form. You can also call our customer support team for queries and updates.
A. No. You cannot file multiple refunds for your vehicle in the same year.