For the heavy highway vehicles with the gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more, that are in use from the start of the tax period the deadline to file 2290 truck tax due is by August 31st. Usually, the tax period starts from July 1st and end on June 30th. These truck dues have to be paid annually by the owners or the operators of the trucks.
When you add an extra taxable truck on the highway road during any month of the tax year, you are entitled to pay the 2290 truck taxes for it. The HVUT is for the months during which the vehicle was in service. IRS 2290 Form for these trucks must be filed by the last day of the following month of the vehicle’s first used month on the public highways.
Requirements to File 2290 Truck Taxes
To start filing the truck taxes, you just need the following:
The gross weight of the truck is categorized according to the weight category and the 2290 truck taxes are calculated based on that. Hence ensure to provide the correct weight of the truck.
Who Needs to File Truck Tax?
- Person who need to register the heavy highway vehicle in their name.
- Person who owns a heavy vehicle with gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more.
- Trucks used more than 5,000 miles (7,500 miles for agricultural vehicles)
As a trucker you stay on road to move the nation forward, and by paying the Truck taxes or HVUT tax you are making the economy to grow better. The 2290 truck taxes are dispersed among the states and they are utilized for maintenance of the highway roads.