HighwayFile.com will email you the IRS watermarked Schedule 1 immediately after we have processed and received approval of your Form 2290 filing directly with the IRS. The stamped Schedule 1 document is your proof of payment for the heavy vehicle use taxes (HVUT) due to the Internal Revenue Service.
If you need to get the Form 2290 filed fast with 100% accuracy have a look at our step-by-step instructions to file the 2290 online.
The easiest way to get a copy of your paid 2290 if you have misplaced the stamped Schedule 1 that was sent via email, is to log into your account. Once you are logged in, you will be able to download and print the watermarked Schedule 1 document for any previously filed 2290 returns on your account. The Schedule 1 document is what you will need to register or renew the heavy highway vehicle with the state that shows the 2290 return has been filed and approved with the IRS.
You can also request a copy of your Form 2290 from the IRS by faxing a request to 855-386-5124. You must include a signed cover sheet and indicate "Expedite Schedule 1 Request" and a copy of the Form 2290 that was previously filed. You will need to provide your name, phone and fax number, the date you filed the Form 2290 and the number of pages being faxed. An authorized individual must sign the faxed request to bind the company. You may also mail in a written request to: Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service, Cincinnati, OH 45999-0031. The IRS will then mail or fax you a copy of your stamped Schedule 1 for the requested tax year.
The stamped Schedule 1 is the proof of payment for your heavy highway vehicle use tax (HVUT). HVUT must be filed and paid to the IRS annually by highway motor vehicle owners and operators. Both taxable vehicles and suspended vehicles, also commonly known as low mileage vehicles, must be reported on the Form 2290. Suspended vehicles have no tax due to the IRS. The Schedule 1 is evidence of the HVUT payment for any taxable highway motor vehicles reported on the Form 2290.
The watermarked Schedule 1 document will have the date that your Form 2290 was e-filed and approved with the IRS. This Schedule 1 document is what you will need to register or renew the taxable highway motor vehicle or suspended vehicle with the state. The Schedule 1 document will list each Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) that was submitted on the Form 2290 and the associated taxable gross weight category of the heavy highway motor vehicle.
Before a heavy highway vehicle can be registered, states will require verification that the heavy vehicle taxes have been paid. Use a stamped or watermarked copy of Schedule 1 as proof of payment when registering vehicles with the state or entering a Canadian or Mexican vehicle into the United States.
The Schedule 1 can be used to register a truck with the state DMV, renew the vehicle's tags and operate the vehicle on a public highway.
If you electronically file the 2290 online with HighwayFile.com, you will receive the Schedule 1 with the IRS watermark within 15 minutes. If you file by paper, you will receive your stamped Schedule 1 in about 6 to 8 weeks or however long the IRS takes to receive and process the Form 2290 based on the size of the current processing queue at the IRS.
Either way, it is important to keep your Schedule 1 in a safe place as it is required to renew your vehicle registration with the state. Approved Schedule 1 documents that have been filed on our system are saved in your online account. You may download the Schedule 1 directly from your online Dashboard page.
Step 1: Submit your Business information (EIN, address, phone, etc...).
Step 2: Add the vehicle identification numbers (VINs) of your taxable or suspended vehicles.
Step 3: Review your information.
Step 4: Submit the 2290 return directly to the IRS.
Step 5: Once we get your 2290 return approved with the IRS approves your return, we will email you the watermarked Schedule 1 document.
Step 6: Download and save your Schedule 1 to register or renew your vehicle with the state office.
That's it! You're ready to hit the road and get to work. If you have any questions about the Form 2290 or how to e-file, our experts are here to help.
Take a look at our comprehensive IRS Form 2290 Heavy Vehicle Use Tax Guide that will help answer all your questions about the Form 2290 and Schedule 1.
Additionally, the IRS provides a helpful Form 2290 overview page with everything you need to know about the filing process. As always, feel free to contact us if you have any questions. We're here to help!
If you have any other questions about the Form 2290 or the e-file process, please visit our resource guide page or contact us for more assistance. We are here to help make the filing process as easy as possible for you. As always, the team at HighwayFile.com is here to help with all your 2290 tax filing needs. Remember, the best way to file your Form 2290 is through our easy and user-friendly e-file system. Thanks again for choosing HighwayFile.com!