The IRS E-Filing Deadline for the Tax Form 2290 Has Been Extended

Although the IRS shut down their E-File system for maintenance over the Labor Day Holiday Weekend, the official Deadline has been extended for anyone needing to E-file the IRS Form 2290 for Heavy Vehicle Use Taxes. The E-Filing system will resume at noon on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 and can be E-Filed through ExpressTruckTax.com

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Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) September 04, 2012

The IRS Form 2290 is traditionally due on August 31st at midnight, but due to the maintenance it was stopped at 1:00pm EST. Over the Labor Day weekend, the IRS shut down their E-Filing system for maintenance. During this time, taxpayers were not able to E-File the IRS Form 2290 for Heavy Vehicle Use Taxes. This E-File shutdown came at a particularly inconvenient time for Truckers, Trucking Companies, and anyone else owning a heavy vehicle. As with most IRS taxes, people often wait until the deadline, and this shutdown caused a serious delay for anyone attempting to E-File this return at the last minute. However difficult this may have been, ExpressTruckTax has made it easy to submit this information to the IRS as soon as they begin processing returns again.

Fortunately, the IRS system will be back up and running at 12:00pm on Tuesday, September 4th. According to a recent letter from the IRS, any Form 2290 returns E-Filed by Friday, September 7th will still be considered on time. The IRS has extended the E-Filing deadline for the Form 2290 from August 31 to Friday, September 7th.

The Form 2290 can still be completed online through ExpressTruckTax. Once all the information is submitted, it will be transmitted to the IRS on September 4th when E-Filing becomes active again. If any truck driver, owner operator, trucking company, or anyone else owning a heavy vehicle still needs to file the Form 2290, they are strongly urged to get it E-Filed this week, or IRS fines and penalties will be incurred.

This tax must be filed by anyone owning a vehicle weighing at least 55,000 pounds using the IRS Form 2290 on an annual basis. This means that every heavy vehicle must be filed for during the months of July and August. Individuals and businesses with 25 or more vehicles are required by the IRS to E-File the return rather than paper filing.

Although filing this annual tax could be a burdensome process, ExpressTruckTax has done everything to make it simple. Whether it’s a large fleet or a single vehicle, anyone can use ExpressTruckTax for their filing needs and enjoy such perks as:

  • One Click Login
There is no need to create an account. Just login with Facebook or Google to start the process in seconds.

  • User-Friendly Program
Contextual help and video guides with clear instructions appear throughout the process. They’ve done everything possible to make taxes less taxing.

  • Real-Time Notifications
Get notifications about the status of a tax return through emails, text messages and even fax! The Schedule 1 can be emailed or faxed automatically to a trucking or leasing company.

  • Bulk Upload
Companies with more than 25 trucks are required by the IRS to e-file Form 2290. Instead of entering each truck one by one, entire fleets can be uploaded using a spreadsheet.

  • Quick Credits
While filing Form 2290, the system can identify credits and help taxpayers quickly and easily file Form 8849, so that they get their money back from the IRS faster. An IRS Form 8849 is automatically generated when tax credits exceed the amount of tax due.

  • Stamped Schedule 1
The tax system is so fast, a Stamped Schedule 1 from the IRS can be received in a matter of minutes.

A special feature that ExpressTruckTax has introduced this year is a fully mobile site. Now the IRS Form 2290 can indeed be E-Filed from Anywhere. With the mobile version of ExpressTruckTax anyone can E-File a Form 2290 from any smartphone, tablet, or other mobile device using the mobile site: http://www.ETT2290.com

With a dedicated USA-based customer support team and pricing starting at just $9.90, there’s really no better combination of affordable prices and knowledgeable professionalism in the industry. To get started now, visit http://ExpressTruckTax.com


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