FAQ

Read the FAQs below for answers to all your Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT) questions.

HVUT is a Federal Excise Tax for vehicles with a gross taxable weight of 55,000 pounds or more. You are required to provide the DMV with proof of payment of HVUT each year. This is usually a Stamped Schedule 1.

Heavy vehicle use taxes are determined by the gross taxable weight and first use month of the vehicle. Vehicles used for logging are subject to lower taxes. Our system can quickly and accurately calculate your taxes before you have to pay.

Yes. If you do not have an EIN, you can get one by calling 1-800-829-4933, online at the IRS website, or you can use TSNAmerica.com.

You can e-file HVUT Form 2290 in minutes FileHVUT.com. We make it simple and easy to e-file your Form 2290 with a US-based customer support team who are available by phone, email, or live chat.

Yes! Starting July 1st, 2018, the IRS will be accepting credit and debit card payments. You may also pay your 2018-19 Form 2990 taxes using any of the following methods:

  • Electronic Funds Withdrawal (EFW),
  • Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS), or
  • Mail a check or money order. Regardless of the payment option you choose, you will still receive your stamped Schedule 1.

You will need your business information, EIN, VIN, gross taxable weight of your vehicle, and method of payment.

You can pay your IRS fees by Credit Card, Debit Card, Direct Debit or Electronic Funds Withdrawal (EFW), Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS) through the IRS, or by Check or Money Order.

You will receive a Stamped Schedule 1 with a digital watermark from the IRS which is the proof of payment.

You can receive your Stamped Schedule 1 by email, fax or postal mail. You can also download it from within the application.

When you e-file HVUT Form 2290, the IRS will apply a digital watermark to your Stamped Schedule 1. This electronic Stamped Schedule 1 is your official proof of payment. If a state or local DMV does not accept this digital Stamped Schedule 1, contact the IRS Excise Hotline at 1-866-699-4096 and provide a brief description of the issue and the contact information of your local DMV. The IRS will be able to assist you and ensure that your DMV accepts your electronic Stamped Schedule 1.

Yes, if your vehicle is exempt from the tax (i.e. suspended vehicle), you still need to e-file your Form 2290. However, you don't need to make a payment.

Our friendly, US-based customer support team is available by phone at 704-234-6005, email at support@expresstrucktax.com or on chat at expresstrucktax.com.