Some of the states in the United States, namely four, charge their road tax along with the federal road tax, and one of them is New York. Though the state of New York does not charge highway tax from every commercial vehicle but the vehicles of certain categories, and they also do not charge tax on maneuvering on roads that they charge their toll tax on. The charged tax is primarily based on the mileage of your vehicle on their roads and the weight of your vehicle. This blog is dedicated to all the information one required regarding the New York Highway Use Tax and how Global Multi Services will be helpful to you to get your New York HUT permit.
Eligibility for New York HUT
The following vehicles are required to apply for New York Highway Use Tax:
Those vehicles have a gross vehicle weight of 18,000 lbs and more. Or if you are using the unloaded method to file your taxes, the trucks that weigh more than 8,000 pounds and trucks that weigh more than 4,000 pounds are required to register for New York Highway Use Tax.
And second, those semi-trailers, trucks, tractors that transport automotive fuel, are required to file for New York HUT along with an Automotive Fuel Carrier Certificate.
New York HUT Registration and Decals
For the registration of the New York Highway Use Tax, you first have to be eligible according to their eligibility criteria. Then you could apply either at their official site through New York HUT OSCAR, or you could ask such service-providing companies, like Global Multi Services, to do it on your behalf. Once you get registered at New York Highway Use Tax, you will be entitled to pay your Highway Use Tax quarterly. The New York HUT department will send you quarterly reports at the end of each quarter. Plus, the due date to file your New York Highway Use Tax is the last date of the month following the last month of the quarter.
Once you get your New York HUT permit, you will be given a New York HUT Decal which you have to place on your vehicle’s bumper, as close as possible to the Front Registration plate, or on the rear bumper close to the rear registration plate.
What if you don’t Comply
Those who don’t comply with the regulations of New York HUT and do not register for the New York Highway Use Tax are liable to a fine of $100 to $250 on their first conviction, and a fine of $250 to $500 or imprisonment of up to 10 days or both on second and subsequent conviction.
Why Global Multi Services
The Global Multi Services have experience of more than fifteen years in the field of trucking businesses and providing trucking services to other trucking companies. Filing for the New York HUT is a complex process and one mistake could cancel the whole registration process, so have to fill the form again from the beginning. The highly skilled experts at Global Multi Services register for your New York HUT permit and other trucking permits meticulously and efficiently, and we could file your New York Highway Use Tax.