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What Is Form 2290 Amendment?

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Businesses, owner-operators, truckers, and other entities that eFile Form 2290 may amend the information previously reported by filing Form 2290 Amendment.

From a general perspective, an amendment is nothing but a “correction” of the information previously reported to the IRS through Form 2290.

Entities and individuals alike must file 2290 Amendment in a variety of scenarios, where they communicate to the IRS about any changes to the vehicle or misreported information.

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Why Amend 2290 eFiles?

When you report something to the IRS, the tax officials verify the information reported thoroughly. To avoid being on the radar and to avoid being penalized, IRS encourages businesses to maintain full transparency and accuracy when reporting any information through informational returns.

However, even the most law-abiding businesses may omit or report an inaccurate piece of information assuming that the information is correct at the time of filing.

Businesses in the trucking industry are likely to report incorrect or inaccurate information about the vehicle because of the variable nature of the business. This is when an IRS Form 2290 Amendment helps businesses “correct” or “update” the information previously reported to the IRS.



When To eFile 2290 Amendment?

Businesses can file Form 2290 Amendment to the IRS in 3 common scenarios as follows..

  • Taxable gross weight increased.
  • Exceeded mileage limit.
  • Incorrect VIN reported.
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Increase In Taxable Gross Weight

If the taxable gross weight of your highway motor vehicle increases during any given period, then you must communicate such information to the IRS. File 2290 Amendment Online for the same and update your HVUT tax records.

When the taxable gross weight of the vehicle increases, the vehicle falls into a new category. In such a case, you will be imposed with an additional tax.

You must report the additional gross weight for the remainder of the period on Form 2290 and specify the month in which the taxable gross weight was increased.

For example, if the taxable gross weight increased in July 2021, then you have to report it by August 31st, 2021.

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Exceeded The Mileage Use Limit

Entities and individuals must file an amendment if the suspended vehicle exceeds the mileage limit.

When reporting such information on Form 2290, do keep a few things in mind.

The Mileage Use Limit for non-agricultural vehicles is 5000 miles or less and 7500 miles or less for agricultural vehicles.

The Mileage Use Limit applies to the total mileage for which the vehicle was used on the road

The Mileage Use Limit will not change even if the vehicle has several owners You must report the month in which the mileage limit exceeded in Form 2290.

Form 2290 Amendment must be filed by the last date of the month following the month in which the mileage has increased. For example, if the vehicle exceeded the mileage use limit in July 2021, then you have to report it by August 31st, 2021.

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Incorrect VIN

This is one of the most common scenarios where trucking entities file for an amendment

When you enter an incorrect Vehicle Identification Number in Form 2290 , the IRS will reject the filing or may issue a notice and/or penalty for filing inaccurate information.

You can easily correct this mistake by filing a 2290 Amendment. Enter the right Vehicle Identification Number in the amendment and submit the form to the IRS.

However, there are certain restrictions to exercising this option:

  • You can only file an amendment for a taxable vehicle
  • You cannot file an amendment for a suspended vehicle
  • You cannot file an amendment for a vehicle suspended in the prior year
  • You cannot make claims for credit on the same form in which you’re filing for a VIN correction

Amend Form 2290 With EZ2290 In 3 Easy Steps

If you have never filed an amendment before or if you’re a seasoned tax professional who is e-filing on behalf of your clients, then we’re here to make things easy for you.

Create your EZ2290 account here to get started. No credit card details are required. Sign-up is absolutely free.

If you’re a member, log in to your EZ2290 account.

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Create Your 2290 Amendment Form

Sign up here to create your EZ2290 account for free. You can go on to your dashboard and eFile a 2290 Amendment. Even if you did not e-file with us previously, you can still transmit your 2290 Amendments to the IRS through EZ2290 now.

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Validate The Information

When you are eFiling IRS Form 2290 Amendment, it means that you are correcting a previously misreported return. So, be sure to validate your information thoroughly before you submit.

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Submit Your Amendments

Easily submit your Form 2290 amendment with EZ2290’s secure e-filing platform. We directly transmit your submissions to the IRS, leaving no room for compromised security or data interceptions.



Frequently Asked Questions

If you find yourself agreeing to any of the following scenarios, you need to eFile Form 2290 Amendment

  • The taxable gross weight of your vehicle has increased
  • Your vehicle has exceeded its Mileage Use Limit
  • You reported an incorrect VIN in your previous files

your vehicle has been suspended in the prior year, then you must not eFile Form 2290 Amendment for such a vehicle.

When you eFile 2290 Amendments with EZ2290, the IRS will send an electronic version of the Schedule-1 for the amended return. You can save the PDF on your personal computer.

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Yes. All you have to do is register with us and create your account.

Select the 2290 Amendment service from your EZ2290 dashboard, and select ‘Amendment’ in the form.

Provide your business and vehicle information in the returns like you usually do and we will transmit your files to the IRS within minutes.

You will also receive a PDF of the Stamped Schedule 1 directly from the IRS – confirming your submissions.