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Air Transportation Taxes- Form 720 Excise Tax

Welcome back filers, last week we discussed about Environmental and Communication Tax, today our topic of discussion is Air Transportation Tax that is included in Part-I in excise tax. The tax included in the list is percentage tax and domestic segment tax. To get the total tax on transportation of people by air, you need to add the percentage and domestic segment tax. Continue reading Air Transportation Taxes- Form 720 Excise Tax

All You Need To Know About Form 720

Greetings from Taxexcise.com, we are proud to share some good moments with our fan followers online. Despite of having tedious schedules, you take out time to read and acknowledge our blogs, we really do appreciate that. Today, we would throw light on Form 720, Quarterly Excise Tax Return. According to IRS, Excise Taxes are paid when the purchaser buy goods like gasoline. These excise taxes are included in the price of the product, and chargeable on activities like wagering or on highway usage by trucks. Make a note, if you accrue excise taxes in the course of doing business; you should be well aware of the rules on filing form 720 excise tax. Continue reading All You Need To Know About Form 720

Excise Tax e-File & Compliance (ETEC) Programs – Form 720, 2290 and 8849

The Excise Tax e-File project was initiated to satisfy the IRS’ requirement to provide electronic filing of Form 2290, Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return, as directed in the American Jobs Creation Act (October 2004). Excise Tax e-File & Compliance (ETEC) Programs (Form 720, 2290 and 8849) has joined the ever-growing-number of tax forms and schedules that can be electronically filed, providing taxpayers the speed and reliability that millions of taxpayers and business owners already enjoy.

Form 720, Quarterly Federal Excise Tax Return is also available for optional electronic filing.  Simply make your selection on the 720 e-file partner’s page and join millions of taxpayers enjoying the convenience and ease of on-line filing, immediate acknowledgment of receipt and faster service.

Form 2290, Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return is available for electronic filing. The electronic version of Form 2290 will improve excise tax processing, expedite refunds, save personal resources (e.g., time & postage) and reduce preparation and processing errors.  Schedule 1 will be available almost immediately (once your return is accepted by the IRS) through your software developer/transmitter – no more waiting for it to come in the mail!

Taxpayers filing Form 2290 reporting 25 or more vehicles for any taxable period are required by statute to electronically file their Form 2290 tax return through an IRS-approved software provider.

Form 8849, Claim for Refund of Excise Taxes (Schedules 1,2, 3, 5, 6 and8) are now available for e-file. Electronically submitted Schedules 2, 3 and 8 refund claims will be processed within 20 days of acceptance by the IRS, versus the usual 45 day processing time on all other 8849 schedules.

To file your excise forms electronically you will need to select an approved software provider for the tax forms you want to file.   Form 720 provider information can be found on the 720 e-file partner’s page.  Form 2290 provider information can be found on the 2290 e-file partner’s page. Form 8849 provider information can be found on the 8849 e-file partner’s page.

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