IFTA Fuel Taxes - International Fuel Tax Agreement
IFTA is the International Fuel Tax Agreement between the 48 contiguous States and
10 Canadian Provinces, where the member jurisdictions act cooperatively to administer
and collect motor fuel use taxes. The purpose of IFTA is to establish and maintain
the concept of one fuel use license and one administering base jurisdiction for
each license holder (licensee). Under IFTA, you only have to report your quarterly
fuel tax return to one state and the state allocates the fuel tax payments.
TSNAmerica is a full service processing agency, specializing in IFTA. We can establish your account, file your quarterly returns, obtain additional IFTA decals and renew your IFTA license. The IFTA application, filing and renewal process varies from state to state.
IFTA compliance can be time consuming and overwhelming; but filing your IFTA fuel tax is easy when you choose TSNAmerica to handle it for you. No more keeping track of current IFTA fuel tax rates, preparing your IFTA reports or worrying about filing deadlines. We have packages designed to meet your business needs. We take the paperwork out of your way!
Due Dates for IFTA Quarterly Return:
The DUE DATE for the IFTA quarterly tax return is the last day of the month immediately following the last day of the quarter for which the IFTA fuel tax report is being filed.
|Reporting Periods||Filing Deadlines|
|January - March||April 30|
|April - June||July 31|
|July - September||October 31|
|October - December||January 31|
Quarterly IFTA Filing Services
Send us total miles and fuel purchased broken down by state and we prepare and file your return for you.
$75 Quarterly + State Fees
Send us mileage & fuel gallons purchased and we prepare and file your return for you. We report the information exactly as we receive with no questions asked. We do NOT check for state adjacency, missing miles from odometer readings & fuel reported. Submit information on monthly basis.
$110 Quarterly + State Fees (additional vehicle fees will apply)
Send us copies of trip sheets & fuel receipts, we prepare & file your return AND check the information for inconsistencies. This includes checking state adjacency, missing miles from odometer readings & fuel reported. Information MUST be submitted on a monthly basis.
$150 Quarterly + State Fees (additional vehicle fees will apply)
IFTA licenses and decals are renewed annually based on the calendar year. The IFTA renewal process as well as license and decal fee, vary by state. The IFTA renewal period opens in October in most states and the renewal process depends on your jurisdiction's requirements.
If you do not file your IFTA return by the quarterly deadline a late penalty of $50 or 10% of the net tax liability, whichever is greater will be imposed. Interest is computed on all delinquent taxes due to each jurisdiction at a rate of .4167% per month. Even if you have a net refund, interest still applies to each jurisdiction where there was a tax due and is calculated beginning the day after the due date of the return for each month, or fraction of a month, until paid.