The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is reminding truckers to mark their calendars for a big upcoming tax due date.
The deadline to file and pay the Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return (Form 2290) is August 31 for heavy vehicles used on the road in July 2021.
Anyone who registers a heavy highway motor vehicle in their name with a taxable gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more must file Form 2290 and pay the tax, according to the IRS.
Ready to File? Here’s How
- Gather your information
- Employer identification number. You cannot use your Social Security number. If you don’t already have an EIN, apply now; it will take us about four weeks to establish your new EIN in our systems.
- Use the same name on your Form 2290 as was assigned to you with your EIN. Your name control on Form 2290 must match your EIN.
- Vehicle Identification Number of each vehicle.
- Taxable gross weightof each vehicle. Use the Tax Computation …