The form 2290 is the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax form used to report heavy vehicle taxes which are operated by truckers or fleet owners public highways. Any heavy use truck weights are over 55, 000 pounds or travel over 5,000 miles a year must be file Form 2290 electronically. The 2290 Form can only be filled out if you have an Employer Identification Number so if you do not have one you must apply for one and you can do so online. Next, you should know that if you have a fleet of over 25 vehicles that you are claiming you must file online and there are no exceptions for this. The IRS feels that the paperwork required for so many vehicles is hard to manage, so that is why the requirement is in place. To fill out this form you will need the name of your business, your EIN, and you will also need the VIN number and gross weight of each vehicle. The taxes are based on the amount your vehicle weighs and you will be charged accord to a chart that is as follows:
- -Below 55, 000 no tax
- -55,000 to 75,000 pounds will cost you 100 dollars plus 22.00 per 1000 over 55,000
- -Over 75,000 pounds is 550 dollars
How do I E-file form 2290?
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