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Road Safety – Major Driving Mistakes to Avoid on Road Test

Passing a practical driving test doesn’t mean you are a complete expert in driving. It is just a pass that lets you out onto the road and certifies that you have basic driving skills. But as a driver out on the road, you have a huge responsibility to drive in a safe manner. This safety drive not only protects you but also protects other road users. Driving under the influence of the trainer is different from real-time...

When is Form 2290 Due Date 2017-18 and Penalties

Every trucker, drivers or the owners of the trucking industry files the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT) annually by 31st August if they own a heavy weight vehicle with the gross weight of 55,000 or more and uses the public highway for transportation. The filed tax amount is used for the maintenance of those highways. The current tax period for the IRS 2290 Form starts from 1st July 2017 and ends on 30th June 2018. The 2290...

Are There any Penalties If I Don’t File Form 2290 HVUT?

Hey, Truckers!! The Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT) Form 2290 deadline is approaching in August 31st every year. What happens if you miss filing truck tax by the due date or if you do not file Form 2290 on time? When you do not file the HVUT Form 2290 before the deadline, then you may attract the IRS penalties for the 2017-2018 financial years.  What is IRS Form 2290? Every active trucker on road needs to E-file...

Form 2290 Rejected? IRS Form 2290 Reasons for Rejection!

E-filing Form 2290 online is a simple and easy process. When you have a basic understanding of your business information and internet knowledge you can file Form 2290 in seconds without any prior knowledge or assistance. But there be situations, where we cannot succeed despite our effort. In such cases, Etax2290 can assist you in filing your IRS Form 2290 online quickly and easily. To file your Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT) through etax2290 is very simple,...

Importance of Third Party Designee in your IRS 2290 Form

As a trucker, we are aware more about the Form 2290. In order to talk about the Third Party Designee, let us throw some light on the form first. If you have a vehicle that weighs about 55,000 pounds or more and uses public transport, then you need to file the Form 2290 on or before the 2290 due date. Other than that, if there is a suspended or logging vehicle than the form 2290 needs to...

How to Save More Money on your Stamped Schedule Form 2290

Every trucker and the trucking industry who owns a heavy vehicle with a gross weight of 55,000 pounds must file the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT) to use the public highway for transportation. The 2290 filing must be done before August 31stdeadline and must receive the stamped Schedule 1 to stay on road. We know that the trucking industry is one of the best industries in the United States and has much impact on the economy of the nation....

Peterbilt or Kenworth: Which Truck Manufacturer is Better?

In the trucking world, the most popular debates of all time are whether “Peterbilt or Ken worth?” It is better to analyze, ask questions as you are investing lots of dollar in your purchase. Ultimately, your decision must be correct, hence you need to pick wisely based on certain criteria. The authority brands in the U. S. trucking industry Peterbilt and Ken worth. Both of the vehicles are manufactured by American based company PACCAR, which has a dealer all...

IRS Now Accepting Renewal Applications for ITIN Expiring by 2017 Year End

The IRS has started accepting the renewal applications for Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs), which are expiring by the 2017-year end. Hence, the taxpayers are alerted to submit the renewal applications quickly in order to avoid the last minute haste and any processing delays. The taxpayers whose ITINs are expiring and who need to file a tax return in the year 2018 required submitting their renewal application and other who have a valid ITIN does not require any action....

How Does Form 8849 Effect My 2290 Form?

Cool! Form 2290 tax season is started with Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT), everyone has a lot of confusions and questions in their mind. While e-filing your Form 2290 you will get the notification about Form 8849, but what is that? No idea about why 8849 is coming in 2290 Form filling, don’t worry today I’m going to explain about the 8849 confusions. Form 8849 is used to Claim a Refund of Excise Taxes Form. Excise taxes are taxes paid on goods or purchases are made...

OOIDA’s ELD Appeal Rejected by Court – OOIDA’s Challenge Options

Electronic Logging Devices or ELD’s are an electronic solution, which assists the professional truck drivers and other commercial motors to track their Hours of Service (HOS) compliance easily and more conveniently. These electronic logging devices are the perfect replacement and upgrade to current automatic onboard recording devices (AOBRD) which track the driver’s record of Duty Status (RODS). The United States enacted the bill “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century” in the year 2012, which is referred as MAP-21....