2290.us Frequently Asked Questions About IRS Form 2290 Filing
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  • Who can file IRS form 2290?

    Any business owner or a tax professional can file form 2290.You may be an individual, limited liability company (LLC), corporation, partnership, or any other type of organization (including nonprofit, charitable, educational, etc.)

  • What evidence of payments can we present to Division of motor vehicles (DMV), to show that we have filed form 2290 with the IRS?

    Proof of payment that a carrier can present to DMV may be either a copy of the electronic receipt of Schedule 1 showing the dated e-file watermark, or a copy of the IRS form 2290 with a copy of the electronic IRS payment confirmation screen.

  • What can be the evidence for exemption if we are filing for suspended vehicles?

    Evidence for exemption can be a copy of a IRS Form 2290, Schedule 1, Part II for suspended vehicles such as vehicles over 55,000 pounds but traveling less than 5,000 miles, an agricultural vehicle traveling less than 7,500 miles or for vehicles that are qualified as blood collector vehicles.

  • How can I verify that the IRS has stamped my schedule 1?

    When you e file your form 2290, the IRS will send your accepted Schedule 1 with a digital watermark and e-file logo on it. The schedule 1 is your valid proof of payment from the IRS.

  • What are taxable vehicles?

    Taxable vehicles are vehicles that carry a gross weight of 55000 pounds or more. A highway motor vehicle includes any vehicle designed to carry a load over public highways. Examples of vehicles that are designed to carry a load over public highways include trucks, truck tractors, and buses.

  • What is a suspended vehicle?

    A vehicle will be suspended from paying tax liability on form 2290 when it weighs 55000 pounds and above and is estimated to run on public highways with a distance of less than 5000 miles and 7500 miles in case of agricultural vehicles.

  • If I have purchased a second hand truck, do I need to file form 2290 or has the previous owner handled that?

    Purchase of a second hand truck does not transfer the truck taxes from one owner to another. You will have to file separately form 2290 and pay taxes on taxable vehicle.

  • What is a logging vehicle?

    A vehicle qualifies as a logging vehicle if:

    • It is used exclusively for the transportation of products harvested from the forested site, or it exclusively transports the products harvested from the forested site to and from locations on a forested site (public highways may be used between the forested site locations).
    • It is registered as a highway motor vehicle used exclusively in the transportation of harvested forest products. A vehicle will be considered to be registered under the laws of a state as a highway motor vehicle used exclusively in the transportation of harvested forest products if the vehicle is so registered under a state statute. In addition, no special tag or license plate identifying a vehicle as being used in the transportation of harvested forest products is required.
  • What is an agricultural vehicle?

    An agricultural vehicle is any highway motor vehicle that is:

    • Used (or expected to be used) primarily for farming purposes, and
    • Registered (under state laws) as a highway motor vehicle used for farming purposes for the entire period. A special tag or license plate identifying the vehicle as used for farming is not required for it to be considered an agricultural vehicle.
  • What if my VIN is less than 17 characters?

    If your VIN is less than 17 characters, just enter your VIN and complete the rest of the 17 characters by entering capital X. For example, your VIN is 5476SD4. Then during filing 2290, you are supposed to write your VIN as 5476SD4XXXXXXXXXX.

  • Can I file my return without registering with the site?

    No, you need to register with 2290.us, in order to file your truck tax.

  • How long does the complete filing process take?

    To file your returns with 2290.us, it takes hardly 10 minutes if you have the complete information ready.

  • What information do I need to have with me to file form 2290?

    The information that you need to have with you is your business information, EIN, VIN for each vehicle you are filing and taxable gross weight of each vehicle you are filing for

  • How long does it take to receive my schedule1?

    Once your return has been transmitted to the IRS, it takes between 5-20 minutes to receive the accepted Schedule 1.

  • What If my return gets rejected?

    If your return gets rejected for any common reason, we will assist you in finding out the meaning and help fix the errors and re-file the return for you at no additional cost.

  • Can I Save my return and come back later to file my return?

    Absolutely, you can save your return at any point and come back later to complete your filing.

  • Can I have multiple businesses under a single registration?

    Yes, you can have multiple companies under one single registration.

  • What is an EIN?

    An Employer Identification Number (EIN) is a 9 digit number also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number, and is used to identify a business entity. You must have an EIN to e-file 2290 and it must be at least 2 weeks old.

  • Who can be a third party designee?

    A Third Party Designee can be any other person who has been given the authority to discuss your tax payment details with the IRS. Typically an Accountant, CPA, Lawyer, etc, who is responsible for talking with the IRS on your behalf.

  • How do I recover my forgotten password?

    Please use "Forgot Password" link at the home page and enter your registered email-id to recover your password.

  • Do I need to print the form before I submit it to file with the IRS?

    You don't need to print the form. After completing the return you can submit the form with us and we will send your return electronically to the IRS.

  • How long do you keep my tax returns?

    We keep your electronic returns for 2 years online. If you would like copies of prior years, please call our customer service center.

  • Can I use DBA names?

    No. Be sure to use the Company "legal name" that matches your EIN. Use of DBA names is not permitted. If you are not sure of your legal business name or EIN matching name, call the IRS at 1-800-829-4933 for confirmation.

  • What is a 5 digit pin?

    A 5 digit pin serves as an electronic signature for your 2290 tax filing. You can choose any random 5 digit numbers (no letters or symbols) that the IRS will use to verify a company official they can speak with over phone, should you have any questions.

  • What does it mean by 'signed by"?

    This is the name of a company official authorized to sign the 2290 tax form.

  • How do I make sure that your site is protected, secured and valid?

    2290.us is an authorized IRS e-file provider, which means we have been officially approved to electronically submit data directly to the IRS. For this, 2290.us has to continually pass security and privacy tests by the IRS. We use 128 bit encrypted SSL (secured socket layer) for all communication between you, us and the IRS. We are an IRS authorized e-File provider for the 2290 form and to verify that, you can view the genuine IRS logo on our website.

E-filing truck tax excise form with 2290.us is as easy as a cake walk. A few simple steps and you have your form 2290 schedule 1 within minutes. We believe in complete customer assistance and to make it a lot easier for you, we are providing 2290 instructions for the e-filing process for both fleet owners and tax professionals.


    First and foremost, the first step to begin e filing is to register with us (no costs attached). Once you are done, you will log in with your registered ID and decide weather you want to do the filing yourself or have us to do the filing for you.


    If you would like to do HVUT filing yourself, all you need is your business information, EIN number and individual VINs for vehicles you plan to e file for. For large fleet owners or those who don't have time to individually report each vehicle, no need to worry. We make the task very simple by providing bulk upload feature where you can upload all your VINs in one excel sheet.


    Our filing process supports taxable vehicles, suspended vehicles, form 2290 amendments and more. We also provide a credit return for stolen, lost, or destroyed vehicles so that you are not at a loss. Just follow a few simple instructions and you will be done in a few minutes.


    Finally, once you are done submitting, you will receive your form 2290 schedule 1 within minutes. You will be notified about your schedule 1 via e-mail.


If for any reason your truck tax filing is rejected, there is no need to worry. We will assist you to find out why the IRS rejected your return and help you resubmit the form, free of cost. For any further assistance, our support team is available to help.

The IRS starts accepting 2290 Tax Returns on July 01, of each tax year. 2290.us is an IRS approved e file provider for form 2290, for the current tax year 2019-20, and previous tax years. We transmit returns real time and IRS confirmation with the Schedule 1 comes within minutes.

You may view/submit/modify your existing profile by Logging here

New Customers may Register and submit 2290 form

Accepted Schedule 1 can be downloaded by Clicking here


Efile IRS 2290 form for the tax year July 2019 to June 2020

IRS form 2290 is available to E-File on our website for the tax year July 2019 to June 2020. Once you submit your return, it will be automatically submitted to the IRS.

Efile IRS 2290 form for the tax year July 2019 to June 2020

IRS form 2290 is available to E-file on our website for the tax year July 2019 to June 2020. Once you submit your return, it will be automatically submitted to the IRS.