Welcome to Florida Truck Tax!
Your one stop for information relating to the Trucking Industry!

Nicknamed “The Sunshine State,” while Florida is only the 26th largest state in the U.S. it ranks 4th highest population in the country. Being a coastal state, Florida’s trucking industry plays a crucial in the economy. Commercial vehicle operations are a vital part of Florida's economy. The commercial motor vehicle industry brings Florida's citizens and visitors the goods they need to and from market.

Trucking is the primary mode for freight shipment in the state in terms of overall tonnage. 1992 trucking statistics indicate that 70% of all manufactured goods were hauled by trucks. This represents more than twice the tonnage hauled by all other modes of transport. The most prevalent use of truck hauling was for trade and construction. Trucks carried 325 million tons of goods, an increase of 35% from a decade before. During the same time, 1982-1992, gross state output increased 44%.

FLORIDA IS NOT A PORT OF ENTRY STATE. ALL PERMITS MUST BE PURCHASED PRIOR TO ENTERING THE STATE. PERMITS ARE NOT SOLD AT SCALES EXCEPT IN CONJUNCTION WITH VIOLATIONS!!



HVUT

HVUT is the heavy vehicle use tax that is a fee assessed annually on heavy vehicles operating on public highways at registered gross weights equal to or exceeding 55,000 pounds.


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Authority

Interested in obtaining your own interstate operating authority? Find out what you need to obtain your own Interstate or Intrastate Operating Authority.
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Registration

IRP, commonly referred to as Apportion, is a reciprocal agreement for registering vehicles that travel in two or more member jurisdictions.
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IFTA

IFTA is the International Fuel Tax Agreement and is a tax collection agreement by and among the 48 contiguous States and the 10 Canadian Provinces bordering the US, in which motor fuels use taxation laws are uniform with respect to qualified motor vehicles operated in more than one member jurisdiction.
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Permits

Find information here about Oversize and Overweight Permits, as well as Temporary Trip and Fuel Permits.

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Resources

Find additional information and helpful links here.
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Upcoming Due Dates

ExpressTruckTax

Pre-file form 2290

ExpressIFTA

IFTA Reporting Online