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1. Increase in Taxable Gross Weight
2. Suspended vehicles exceeding mileage
3. VIN Correction
Increase in Taxable Gross Weight
This type of amendment is filed if the taxable gross weight of a vehicle increases during the tax year and the vehicle falls in a new higher category. For instance, you report a vehicle with taxable gross weight of 62,000 pounds and during the Tax year it increases to 80,000 pounds then you owe more taxes to the IRS and have to file a form 2290 Amendment. This should be filed by the last day of the month following the month in which the taxable gross weight increased. With Tax2290.com, we make it easy to file this increase in taxable gross weight and accurately calculate the difference in tax due to IRS. You will also get your stamped Schedule 1 for the new weight category in minutes.
Suspended vehicles exceeding the mileage use limit
This type of amendment is filed if a suspended vehicle exceeds the mileage use limit. Mileage use limit for a heavy vehicle to be considered tax exempt is 5,000 miles or less (7,500 miles or less for agricultural vehicles). The mileage use limit applies to the total mileage a vehicle is on the road during a period, regardless of the number of owners.
If the heavy vehicle filed as exempt exceeds this mileage limit, form 2290 Amendment needs to be filed and tax has to be paid. This amended Form2290 has to be filed by the last day of the month following the month in which the mileage use limit was exceeded.
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VIN Correction is filed if you have made a mistake in any of the VIN in the previously filed Form 2290.VIN Correctionscan be only done for Taxable or suspended vehicles and not for vehicles on which you claim credits or for prior year suspended vehicles.
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Date: July 16th, 2011.
The Internal Revenue Service today advised truckers and other owners of heavy highway vehicles that their next federal highway use tax return, usually due Aug. 31, will instead be due on Nov. 30, 2011.
Because the highway use tax is currently scheduled to expire on Sept. 30, 2011, this extension is designed to alleviate any confusion and possible multiple filings that could result if Congress reinstates or modifies the tax after that date. Under temporary and proposed regulations filed today in the Federal Register, the Nov. 30 filing deadline for Form 2290, Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return, for the tax period that begins on July 1, 2011, applies to vehicles used during July, as well as those first used during August or September. Returns should not be filed and payments should not be made prior to Nov. 1.
To aid truckers applying for state vehicle registration on or before Nov. 30, the new regulations require states to accept as proof of payment the stamped Schedule 1 of the Form 2290 issued by the IRS for the prior tax year, ending on June 30, 2011. Under federal law, state governments are required to receive proof of payment of the federal highway use tax as a condition of vehicle registration. Normally, after a taxpayer files the return and pays the tax, the Schedule 1 is stamped by the IRS and returned to filers for this purpose. A state normally may accept a prior year’s stamped Schedule 1 as a substitute proof of payment only through Sept. 30.
For those acquiring and registering a new or used vehicle during the July-to-November period, the new regulations require a state to register the vehicle, without proof that the highway use tax was paid, if the person registering the vehicle presents a copy of the bill of sale or similar document showing that the owner purchased the vehicle within the previous 150 days.
In general, the highway use tax applies to trucks, truck tractors and buses with a gross taxable weight of 55,000 pounds or more. Ordinarily, vans, pick-ups and panel trucks are not taxable because they fall below the 55,000-pound threshold.
For trucks and other taxable vehicles in use during July, the Form 2290 and payment are, under normal circumstances, due on Aug. 31. The tax of up to $550 per vehicle is based on weight, and a variety of special rules apply to vehicles with minimal road use, logging or agricultural vehicles, vehicles transferred during the year and those first used on the road after July.
Last year, the IRS received about 650,000 Forms 2290 and highway use tax payments totaling $886 million. Get ready for the new tax year 2011-12, efile through www.TaxExcise.com. Call our Support Center at 1-866-245-3918 or write to us firstname.lastname@example.org for any further support. We are always happy to help you through in your tax return efiling.