What is the Form 2290

Form 2290 is a Federal Excise tax that is imposed on vehicles operating on highways with a gross vehicle weight of 55,000 pounds or more. This tax is paid annually for all vehicles that have a gross vehicle weight above 55,000. This may also be referred to as Heavy Vehicle Use Tax.

What is the purpose of Form 2290:

  • Pay tax for vehicles with a taxable gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more.

  • Report tax exemption for vehicles which are expected to be used 5,000 or less (7,500 miles or less if it is an agricultural vehicle)

  • Claim credits for taxes paid on any taxable vehicles which are sold, stolen, destroyed or used 5,000 miles or less (7,500 miles, if agricultural vehicles)

  • To correct a VIN that may have been entered incorrectly

  • Report 2290 amendments such as an increase in taxable gross weight and taxable vehicle exceeds the mileage limit.


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