As a taxpayer, you need to file Form 2290 and pay the HVUT tax that you owe to the IRS. However, the state motor vehicle department and the government registers/ renews the vehicle’s only after inspecting the HVUT tax's proof of payment. This is referred as IRS Form 2290 Schedule 1 copy. The IRS follows strict requirements related to the inclusion of documentation and proof of payment while registering or renewing the vehicles with the state or while inspecting the vehicles in roads by the officials. A confirmation mail is not accepted as a valid proof of payment while e-filing 2290 form.
How to Get Your Stamped Schedule 1
A stamped IRS form 2290 Schedule 1 sent by the IRS to the taxpayer is the valid proof of payment for filing HVUT 2290 form. A copy of schedule 1 proof of payment is received once the tax is paid by the tax payer and verified by the IRS. The stamped Schedule 1 copy will have a visible watermark “ Received date XX/ XX / XXXX”. When you need to file 2290 truck tax for more than 25 vehicles, then the taxpayer need to file HVUT form 2290 electronically.
Purpose of Schedule 1 Copy
- To report the truck tax for all vehicles using their vehicle identification number.
- As a payment proof to register or renewing the vehicles, tags, license plates with the states and other legal authorities.
- Require copy of stamped Schedule 1 when you lease or contract the truck.
- Schedule 1 is mandatory for heavy vehicle to stay or operate on any public highway.
Acceptable Proof of Exemption for State Registration
Stamped IRS form 2290 schedule 1 copy is accepted as the proof of exemption for the vehicles with gross weight over 55,000 pounds but travelling within the mileage limit of 5,000 miles during the tax period (7,500 miles for agricultural Vehicles).
Retrieving a Stamped Schedule 1
If you have missed your copy of your stamped Schedule 1, you can always login into your Etax2290.com account and download it from the dashboard. It is always available for you. You can also call our customer support team or email us to send you the copy of the stamped Schedule 1 anytime.
While you e-file your Form 2290 through Etax2290.com, you get the schedule 1 copy instantly after the successful transmission of your application to the IRS. You can also check the status of your application through instant notifications. Hence, you no need to wait for days to receive the schedule. You will get the proof of payment immediately to register your Vehicles on time.