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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

The Complete Guide For First-Time 2290 Form 2018 Filers

And the countdown continues! Before you know it, August 31 will be here and your 2290 Form 2018 will be due to the IRS. If this is your first or second time filing, you may need a helping hand to complete the process. We’ve gathered a few tips that you can use to your advantage with the complete guide for first-time 2290 Form 2018 filers.

The Complete Guide For First-Time 2290 Form 2018 Filers

Whether you have handled Form 2290 filing in the past or this is your first rodeo, it never hurts to get a better understanding of what IRS 2290 Form 2018 is and when it must be filed. Here’s a brief overview to bring you up to speed.

What is IRS 2290 Form 2018?

IRS 2290 Form 2018 is used annually to report heavy highway use tax. Owner-Operators with vehicles that have more than 55,000 lbs in gross weight must file by the Form 2290 due date on Friday, August 31.

Furthermore, if you are an owner-operator with a registered heavy highway use vehicle in your name, you must file and receive a stamped Schedule 1.  No worries, we’ll get to Schedule 1 Form 2290 in just a few.

Information Required to File Form 2290

When it comes to filing IRS 2290 Form 2018, there is just a handful of information that you will need:

  • Business Name & Address
  • EIN (Employer Identification Number)
  • VIN (Vehicle Identification Number
  • Gross Taxable Weight
  • Authorized Signatory Details

What You Need To Know About Schedule 1 Form 2290

See? We didn’t forget about Schedule 1! It’s pretty hard to especially since it is such an important document. Schedule 1 Form 2290 allows you to renew your vehicle’s tags at the DMV or register for IFTA, IRP, or UCR. A stamped Schedule 1 also provides proof of payment for the heavy highway use tax, since the IRS won’t issue one until the tax is paid.

Note: Always keep a copy of your stamped Schedule 1 Form 2290 in your truck, especially if you are crossing international borders (Canada)–Border Patrol will definitely be asking for it!


How To File Form 2290 by the August 31 Deadline

If you enjoy being an owner-operator and traveling across North America, TSNAmerica has the perfect filing solution for you to file your 2290 Form 2018–phone filing! Once you have gathered the required information, simply pick up the phone and give us a call at 803.386.0320 so one of our friendly US-based bilingual support team members can file your IRS Form 2290 on your behalf!

In just 5-10 minutes you will complete your annual filing requirements and will receive a digital copy of the stamped Schedule 1 Form 2290 via email. Call us today and keep Uncle Sam off of your tail this tax season!

Let TSNAmerica File For You:

803.386.0320

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