1. Setup/Create/Access your 2290online account

    • Current customers: Login to access your account.
    • New customers: Click here to begin setting up your account.

    NOTE: A single 2290online account can be used to create and file for multiple companies and multiple EINs.

    Option 1: Single Fleet Account for companies with one or multiple EINs to file.

    Option 2: Tax Preparer Account for third parties.

  2. Enter vehicle information

    • Click on the Vehicles tab in the top left corner.

    Option 1: Manually enter vehicle data by clicking on "Add a Vehicle." The Vehicle Number is the unique number you assign to each vehicle.

    Option 2: If you have many vehicles, you can Import Vehicle Data.

  3. Choose the Tax Filing tab after vehicles are entered.

    On the left side of the screen, you can see under Common Tasks, choose Add 2290 Tax Filing.

  4. Tax Filing Step by Step

    At any time during the filing process, you can go back to a previous screen by clicking "Previous."

    Select the Tax Period and Month you are filing. Click "Next."

    Review the Company and Signing Authority information. If you edit your address, check the box to "Report Address Change to IRS." Click "Next."

    Click "Select Vehicles" and select the vehicle(s) to include in the filing. Do not include vehicles you intend to suspend. Click "Save" and "Next" after each step below:

    • Suspend any vehicles not expected to exceed 5,000 miles during the filing year.
    • Identify any vehicles that were sold, stolen or destroyed during the previous filing year for which you can claim a credit in the current filing year.
    • Identify any vehicles driven less than 5,000 miles during the previous tax filing year for which a credit can be claimed in the current filing year.
    • Account for any suspended vehicles in the previous tax filing year that exceeded the minimum mileage limit so that you can file correctly this tax filing year.
    • Identify and select any vehicles sold or transferred to another owner that had previously been suspended.

    Identify another employee, preparer, or other third party to discuss your Form 2290 filing with the IRS.

    Consent for your filing to be shared with government agencies.

    Review any errors found. Any errors will be noted on the screen in RED.

    Enter your payment information to file with J. J. Keller.

    Choose to E-file or manually print and file the return. E-filing is typically faster.

    Choose IRS Tax Payment: Direct debit with checking or savings account OR Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS).

    If E-filing, enter the 5-digit PIN that you created to digitally sign the 8453-EX. To create the PIN, simply type a 5-digit number in the entry box and click "Next."

    You will need to remember this PIN if you call the IRS to discuss this filing. You will not be able to re-display this PIN beyond this screen.

    You can now E-file your Return and print a copy for your records.


Please take note of the information on the right side of the screen that states the response time and your recordkeeping requirements.

The accepted Form 2290 filing will be delivered to your 2290Online account once the IRS has accepted it. You will be notified by email (to the email address used as your user name during sign-up) of any updates to your 2290Online account.

Once you have your accepted Schedule 1, you can view and print it from the "Tax Filing" tab in your 2290Online account – to provide to your local DOT office.

Questions about 2290?

If you have questions about 2290online.com, please check the links below first, as many common questions are addressed there.

  Frequently Asked Questions  

If you still have a question that needs to be answered, call us or use the contact form. A J. J. Keller representative will respond in a timely manner.

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