These due date rules apply whether you are paying the tax or reporting the suspension of the tax. It is important to file and pay all your Form 2290 taxes on time to avoid paying interest and penalties.
- File by this date regardless of when state registration for the vehicle is due. If any due date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, file by the next business day.
- This date may not apply for privately purchased used vehicles. See Tax Computation for Privately Purchased Used Vehicles, below.
If a vehicle is first used on a public highway after July of the current year, see the table above to determine the due date of the return and payment of tax. If the vehicle is still being used in July of the following year, the Form 2290 filing deadline would be August 31.