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Paper Filing Vs E-Filing of IRS HVUT Form 2290

This has often been a topic of debate ever since the e-filing was made available by the Internal Revenue Service just a few years ago. It has been a difficult transition into e-filing for veteran heavy vehicle owner/operators and truck fleets just because they have been so accustomed to manually completing their Form 2290 and then mailing it to the IRS. Old habits are tough to break, we know this, but it is our belief that e-filing...

Who Needs to be Filed IRS Form 2290? Etax2290 Blog

It is a common misconception that certain vehicles do not necessarily need to file the Form 2290 due to their reported mileage or transportation use. ETax2290 is here to inform you that the aforementioned myth is nothing more than a misunderstanding that can certainly cost a heavy vehicle owner/operator. The Internal Revenue Service is known for the harsh financial penalties that they place onto delinquent and tardy filers, and you definitely do not want to feel their...

ATA Forecasts Gains in Trucking Industry

The American Trucking Association recently released a report that forecasts significant gains in the trucking industry that will require more truck transportation services and additional heavy vehicle operators. Expert organizations have found that trucking is the leading mode of transportation and projects an even more robust role for trucks in the future. The trucking community currently dominates the freight transportation industry in regard to both tonnage and revenue, comprising 67% of tonnage and 81% of revenue in...

E-File a Form 2290 Submission for the Month of First Use

Heavy vehicles are typically in and out of service whether it is because a truck is bought, sold or going through maintenance. The Internal Revenue Service understands that vehicles are not always in use and have accounted for that by allowing truck owner/operators to e-file a Form 2290 based on the “Month of First Use.” This phrase is merely asking when a truck owner first put their heavy vehicle onto the road to start making cross country...

What Should I Do If I File Form 2290 Submission Double Time in Same Tax Year?

Truck tax season can be a very stressful time for truck owner/operators because it adds yet another duty to a trucker’s hectic schedule. Therefore, truck owner/operators try to e-file a Form 2290 in the quickest and most convenient manner, which often results in mistakes if they are working too quickly. The ETax2290 Customer Support team has helped a few e-filers resolve one of the more frequent mistakes: unintentionally filing the Form 2290 for a previous tax period...

Form 2290 Truck Taxes: Efile Multiple 2290 Forms with Single Account

There are not many e-filing service providers that allow for customers to file multiple Form 2290’s without creating a new account. ETax2290 prides itself in efficiency and speed; therefore, we made it a priority to offer such a feature in our e-filing system. This means that a single registered account can file as many Form 2290’s without having to go through the registration process over and over again. Not every truck owner/operator has the time or energy...

How to E-File your Form 2290 Truck Taxes Using Etax2290?

The ETax2290 e-filing service is both easy and convenient for all to use. Sometimes the ETax2290 Customer Support team receives different kinds of questions regarding how to use our system, so we thought it best to write a quick “e-filing instructional” for those who may be confused on the different parts of our filing process. So here we go, instructions on how to fill out form 2290 for tax year 2012/2013! Before a taxpayer begins using our e-filing...

Trucker’s Politics: FMCSA Safety Rating Program Review

As a result of the allegations against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Safety Measurement System, the federal administration has decided to better review their safety rating system. Last week, small business owners testified at a congressional hearing listing their complaints and grievances with the FMCSA’s safety-rating program that was seen to be “out of touch with reality.” The small business owners that testified felt that the rating-system is especially critical with a few key factors that...

HVUT Helps to Preventing Cargo Theft

It is not too often that the average citizen hears new stories about local hauler’s getting their cargos stolen. It would probably even seem a bit eerie if one heard a story about that, simply because cargo theft is often regarded as an issue of the past. However, let us be the one to tell you that cargo theft amounts to about $30 billion in losses annually, which is quite a heavy sum. Now the question may...

Trucking Politics: Trucker’s Industry HVUT Tax Break Updates

The trucker’s tax break repeal that recently took place in Arkansas’s government is a clear indication that there is something described to as “trucking politics.” Regardless of the average citizen’s thoughts and feelings towards the trucking community, it is evident that the freight trucking industry is pivotal to America’s economic infrastructure. Without the transportation of goods and necessary materials within our national borders, businesses would stop functioning almost completely. This is why certain states have extensive conversations...