Make Sure You Get the Credit You Deserve

Use Form 8849 Schedule 6 to file for one of these types of credit from the IRS.

  1. Credit for vehicles that were either sold, stolen, or destroyed
    • For a vehicle that was sold, stolen, or destroyed, a credit for tax paid can be claimed on the next Form 2290 filed or a refund of tax paid can be claimed on Form 8849.
  2. Credit for vehicles on which you have paid tax and the vehicle did not exceed the mileage use limit.
    • For a vehicle that was used 5,000 miles or less (7,500 miles or less for agricultural vehicles) during the period, a credit for tax paid can be claimed on the first Form 2290 filed for the next period or a refund of tax paid can be claimed on Form 8849.
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