You can exactly know how much your HVUT taxes & quickly figure out your 2290 tax amount by simply entering few key details. After entering your vehicle’s first used month & weight category, E-Pay2290 will instantly calculate the amount you owe with accuracy.
VIN: Vehicle identification Number
A Vehicle Identification Number(VIN) is a unique serial number used by e-filing to identify individual Vehicle. The VIN is obtained from the registration, which has 17 characters excluding I and O. which helps to keep track of vehicle issues, ownership changes and prevent theft.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of the United states of America, which standardizes & administrates the VIN system.
FUM: First Used Month
The first Month you use your truck during given tax period is referred as FUM. If you acquire a vehicle and use it on the public highways in any month other than July. You have to pay the tax for the prorated tax period. You have to file HVUT form before the end of the next month from the month you have bought.
Ex: If your vehicle is first used in the month of July then you have to file Form 2290 and make your payment on or before August 31st.
Taxable Gross Weight
Gross taxable weight calculation is categorised according to the weight loaded on vehicle is as followed
The taxable gross weight of a vehicle is the total of
- The actual unloaded weight of the vehicle fully equipped for service
- The actual unloaded weight of any trailers or semitrailers fully equipped for service customarily used in combination with the vehicle
A Logging vehicle is a registered highway motor vehicle which is used to transport the forestry goods & trees to and from the harvest location under the law of state in which the vehicle is registered. A vehicle is considered as logging vehicle
HVUT tax calculation
HVUT is the amount assessed yearly on heavy vehicles currently operating on public highways whose gross weights equal to 55,000 lbs or more.
The gross taxable weight of vehicle is calculated including
- The actual unloaded weight of vehicle fully efficient for service.
- The actual unloaded weight carried on trailers or semitrailers fully efficient for service.
- The maximum weight loaded on the vehicles or trailers and semitrailers.