Got IRS letter or notice for 2290 Tax Payment

Thank you truckers for the great show during this 2290 Tax Season, thousands of truckers preferred electronic filing over paper return or manual filing. Glad we were able to support majority of truckers this season like the previous years, awesome response and we should definitely register our Big Thank You for the support. Along with so many other things affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, truckers have to keep this 2290 tax payments added to their checklist with no extension of time or exemptions. IRS insisted to make the tax 2290 payment by August 31 for the current tax period July 2020 – June 2021.

The vehicles that is put to use in July 2020 has to be reported and paid by August 31, 2020; likewise for vehicles first used in August has to be reported and paid before September 30, 2020. At you can still report and pay 2290 taxes for the tax year 2020 – 21 on your heavy vehicles. IRS watermarked Schedule 1 Proof of Payment is sent to your registered email once IRS accepts.

Why were you notified by the IRS?

We could see few of our customers reaching us, claiming to have received the IRS notice or letter for non payment of taxes. Getting a notice indicating that they still owe money, even if they’ve paid. The IRS sends notices and as per their website it could be for the following reasons:

  • You have a balance due.
  • You are due a larger or smaller refund.
  • The IRS have a question about your tax return.
  • The IRS need to verify your identity.
  • The IRS need additional information.
  • The IRS changed your return.
  • The IRS need to notify you of delays in processing your return.

IRS notice for 2290 Tax Payments:

The 2290 taxpayers often receive notice or letter for non payment of 2290 tax dues. Otherwise if the IRS not able to debit the bank account for tax. As the IRS works through a massive pile of mail, some taxpayers are erroneously receiving notices for unpaid balances — even though they’ve already made their payments. First don’t get panic or worried about the notice or letter, try to understand the reason for the communication, try connecting to the IRS number on the letter with all required information. If you are sure that you missed the tax payment then take steps to pay the dues at the earliest to cut down your charges to an extent.

Form 2290 Payment options are EFW – Electronic Funds Withdrawal (Direct Debit), EFTPS – Electronic Federal Tax Payment System and Check or Money Order. Read more about the payment options here.

Next steps


Each notice or letter contains a lot of valuable information, so it’s very important that you read it carefully. If the IRS changed your tax return, compare the information provided in the notice or letter with the information in your original return. 


If your notice or letter requires a response by a specific date, there are two main reasons you’ll want to comply:

  • to minimize additional interest and penalty charges.
  • to preserve your appeal rights if you don’t agree.


Pay as much as you can, even if you can’t pay the full amount you owe. You can pay online or apply for an Online Payment Agreement or Offer in Compromise. Visit our payments page for more information.

Keep a copy of your notice or letter

It’s important to keep a copy of all notices or letters with your tax records. You may need these documents at a later date.

Contact us

The IRS has provided the contact phone number on the top right-hand corner of the notice or letter. Typically, you only need to contact them if you don’t agree with the information, if the IRS has requested for additional information, or if you have a balance due. You can also write to them at the address in the notice or letter. If you write, allow at least 30 days for them to respond.