IFTA - International Fuel Tax Agreement
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.
Is there an alternative to IFTA registration?Is there an alternative to IFTA registration? If a carrier qualifies as an IFTA licensee, but does not wish to participate in the IFTA program, temporary fuel use permits must be obtained to travel through member urisdictions according to the regulations of each member jurisdiction.
Should I register for IFTA in my state?A qualified motor vehicle is a motor vehicle used, designed, or maintained for transportation of persons or property having:
- Two axles and a gross vehicle weight or registered gross vehicle weight exceeding 26,000 pounds or 11,797 kilograms; or
- Having three or more axles regardless of weight; or
- Is used in combination, when the weight of such combination exceeds 26,000 pounds, or 11,797 kilograms gross vehicle or registered gross vehicle weight.
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How do I apply for an Florida IFTA license?Complete an Application for International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) Credentials (HSMV 85008) and submit it to the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. Renewal applications may be filed electronically, via the mail at the address noted on the renewal, or at the CVDS Walk-in Counter.
What fees must I pay under IFTA?
IFTA decals are renewed annually and cost $4.00 per set.
What credentials will I receive?
One IFTA license will be assigned to each IFTA licensee. A photocopy of the license must be maintained in the cab of each motor vehicle. The original license issued by the bureau should be retained at your business address. The IFTA license is valid for the calendar year January 1 through December 31.