IRS Form 2290 News and Articles

Get Ready for HVUT Season

-Get Ready for HVUT Season!

DATE POSTED: 6/21/2022

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HVUT tax: Receipt required to register your heavy truck

DATE POSTED: 2/01/2022

If your vehicle weighs 55,000 pounds or more, you may need to file a Form 2290 and pay heavy vehicle use taxes (HVUT) before you can register your vehicle and drive it on public roadways.

HVUT Form 2290 Penalties

- Penalties for not filing your Form 2290 HVUT

DATE POSTED: 7/20/2021

While the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) won’t forgive the tax due, it is important to understand what penalties and interest may be assessed against your company for late filing. You may also be granted an extension in certain circumstances.

IRS Form 2290 Instructions: HVUT Recordkeeping

HVUT Recordkeeping

DATE POSTED: 7/13/2021

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requires motor carriers to retain certain documents as part of the Form 2290 filing. Learn which records to keep and the requirements for those records.

IRS 2290 Schedule 1

2290 Filing: Importance of the Schedule 1

DATE POSTED: 7/06/2021

As part of filing your Form 2290 Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT) return, a Form 2290 Schedule 1 must be submitted to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). While it might not be complicated, Schedule 1 is a very important part of the HVUT filing.

Form 2290 Filings for Transportation Fleets

It’s HVUT time again — are you ready?

DATE POSTED: 6/30/2021

The dog days of summer are a reminder that it’s time to file your Form 2290 heavy vehicle use tax (HVUT) for the upcoming tax year. The HVUT applies to trucks and buses used on the highway with a taxable gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more. Any vehicles registered in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico are subject to the tax.

HVUT 5,000-mile suspension

Purchasing a vehicle claimed under the HVUT 5,000-mile suspension

DATE POSTED: 3/18/2021

Many of you know you can claim a tax suspension from the federal heavy vehicle use tax (HVUT) if you expect taxable vehicles to operate 5,000 miles or fewer during the tax year. You still need to file the HVUT, but you aren’t required to pay any tax. If later in the year you end up operating the vehicle more than 5,000 miles, you file an amendment and pay the entire tax due.

Off-Cycle HVUT filing

Off-Cycle HVUT filing

DATE POSTED: 1/14/2021

Motor carriers operating vehicles with a taxable gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more must file the United States federal heavy vehicle use tax (HVUT). The tax period runs from July 1 through June 30, and the tax must be filed with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) annually by August 31.

5 Steps to HVUT Form 2290 Filing

-5 Steps to HVUT Filing

DATE POSTED: 1/14/2021

The United States federal heavy vehicle use tax (HVUT) must be filed by motor carriers operating vehicles that have a taxable gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more. To register, Form 2290 must be submitted to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Following the five steps below can make quick work of filing your returns.


The 2021 deadline date for filing your HVUT is quickly approaching!