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Frequently Asked Questions

The federal excise tax, form 2290, must be paid annually by who operates a vehicle weighing more than 55,000 pounds on public highways.

Form 2290 is required for vehicles categorized as a Heavy Highway Use Vehicle that drive on highways. It must be filed every year by the owners of these vehicles.

A stamped schedule 1 is an acknowledgment by the IRS that they have received and recorded your payment.

All heavy vehicles must file their form 2290 due by August 31st. For new vehicles, you have to pay the 2290 by the last day of the month following the month of first use.

Yes. IRS Form 2290 can be e-filed (online) easily in minutes through authorized e-file provider like simpletrucktax.com. Don't wait in queues for long hours to file your Form 2290.

You can e-file your Form 2290 online through an authorized IRS e-file provider (Simpletrucktax.com). You will need to create an account with Simpletrucktax.com and provide some basic information about yourself and your business. Once you have done this, you will be able to complete and file your Form 2290 online.

Form 2290 is a federal excise tax that must be paid annually by anyone who operates a vehicle weighing more than 55,000 pounds on public highways.

Yes, the amended month can be the same as the month the vehicle was first used but not earlier than the month of first use.

The following categories require amendments: - A VIN correction; an increase in taxable gross weight and/or the mileage use limit were exceeded.

The month in which is the Taxable Gross Weight or Mileage Use limit was exceeded

An amendment Form 2290 is required when there is an increase in Total Taxable Gross Weight or the Mileage Use Limit was exceeded.

The Taxable Gross Weight of a vehicle is the sum of:-  Actual unloaded weight of the vehicle fully equipped for service,  Actual unloaded weight of any trailers or semi-trailers fully equipped for service customarily used in combination with the vehicle,  Weight of the maximum load customarily carried on the vehicle and on any trailers or semi-trailers customarily used in combination with the vehicle. Taxable Gross Weight = 1 + 2 + 3

The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is a unique 17 digit number containing alphanumeric characters. It can be found on /the/or Title and Registration certificate; or the Actual Vehicle.

No, the IRS does not accept Social Security Numbers in place of Employer Identification Numbers.

You can make a Final return, if you no longer wish to file returns for the vehicle, by clicking the Final Return option on Form 2290.

It is a five (5) digit random number (no alphabets or symbols and no zeroes) that serves as an electronic signature on documents electronically transmitted to the IRS

Business Name is the registered name of Business or an Organization.

Highway motor vehicles that operate on public highways having a taxable gross weight of 55000 pounds or more are taxable which includes trucks, buses and trailers/semi-trailers.

Yes. There will be interest charged due to late payment of tax by IRS.

A Stamped Schedule 1 is a proof of payment and a declaration of taxable vehicles acknowledged by IRS.

From the United States call: 866-699-4096 (toll free) From Canada or Mexico call: 859-669-5733 (not toll free)

Generally, a business needs an Employer Identification Number (EIN). You can apply online http://www.irs.gov/Businesses/Small-Businesses-&-Self-Employed/Apply-for-an-Employer-Identification-Number-(EIN)-Online

It is a unique 9 digit number assigned by IRS to a Business / Organization/an individual.

Yes, using our excel file template you can upload multiple vehicle information.

You may login to your account at any time and update your Business Information.

We will maintain two years of your tax records. You may log in any time to retrieve your previous two years Tax returns.

To retrieve your forgotten password, click on the 'Forgot Password?' link on the Login page and we will send the details on how to reset your password to your registered email address after verification

Since it is an e-filing, there is no need to print the tax form before filing electronically.

Yes, you are allowed to register multiple businesses with single user registration.

Yes, You can save your tax return and come back later to file your return.

If you have all required information ready, it will take few minutes to file your return.

You will have to register with us to e-file your 2290 tax return and to utilize our other services.

All Heavy Vehicle Owners - Individuals (Sole Proprietors), Limited Liability Companies (LLC), Corporations, Partnerships, or any other organization such as a non-profit, charitable, educational, etc., must file the Tax return for Heavy Vehicle Usage.

For a VIN correction filing, schedule 1 will be available in seconds.

Yes, you need to register with www.simpletrucktax.com to file your truck tax.