Form 8849-Claim For Refund of Excise Taxes isn't just for e-filing your Form 2290 HVUT, you can also e-file form 8849 - claim for refund of excise taxes. one year might not sound like a lot of time, but a lot can happen, especially when it comes to your truck. if you have filed and payed your form 2290 hvut and your vehicle was sold /stolen/destroyed, you can claim a refund with Form 8849.

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What is IRS Form 8849?

Form 8849 is an IRS tax form used to claim a refund of excise taxes. The basic idea of what form 8849 does is to refund the money you paid to the irs when you filed your form 2290 because the vehicle you filed for has been sold, stolen, or destroyed.

Why e-file Form 8849?

Why wouldn't you e-file? By e-filing Form 8849 with, you avoid the IRS office all together. You just need some basic information about your vehicle and when the event occurred. It only takes a few minutes to e-file Form 8849 compared to waiting in line at the IRS office and dealing with people who don't want to be there. If you do have a question when e-filing, our ExpressTruckTax support team has the answer, and they will always answer your call.

Who can e-file Form 8849?

Anyone who needs to claim a refund, or credit, for a sold/stolen/destroyed vehicle that filed Form 2290 HVUT can e-file Form 8849. You can even e-file Form 8849 if your vehicle did not exceed the mileage limit for the tax year and you paid your Form 2290 HVUT. has done something pretty amazing to make e-filing form 2290 for a new vehicle and filing a form 8849 for a previous vehicle possible all at the same time. when you go to file form 2290 for your new vehicle, there will be a section where you can claim the tax on a previous vehicle that was sold / stolen/destroyed within the tax year, and the tax amount will automatically deduct from your total. This way you don't have to file a separate Form 8849, and it's all done in one single return. If you ever have a question about e-filing Form 8849, or Form 2290, don't hesitate to call the ExpressTruckTax Support Team located in Rock Hill, SC, via phone: 704.234.6005 or email:

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