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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Taxable & Non-taxable IFTA Miles | Everything You Need To Know

When preparing your IFTA return with it is good to know the difference between taxable & non-taxable miles. Here is a quick guide to help you know what is what and make your IFTA filing easier.

What are non-taxable miles?
In all jurisdictions fuel, trip permit miles are not taxable miles. When filling out your IFTA return, you will include fuel permit miles in the total miles section on the return. You don't need to include the miles in the taxable miles for the jurisdiction that issued the permit.

What about toll miles?
Toll miles are considered taxable miles. You will include them on your IFTA return.

What about exempt miles?
Exempt miles are used to calculate the mpg, but are not used in calculating the taxable gallons. When filling out your IFTA return, you will see the total miles and the total taxable miles which will include the calculation of the exempted miles.

To determine what miles are exempt, you will need to contact your state jurisdiction.

Did you know you can know your IFTA tax before you file?
You can know your IFTA tax before you file using our IFTA Tax Calculator App - download free on  App Store and Google Play. You don't need to create an account or enter in any business information. All you do is set your state jurisdiction and start entering your trip info (state and miles) and that's it. It's super easy and lets you plan your IFTA payment. Check out the video to find out more:

If you have any questions about preparing your IFTA return with, contact our Support Team via phone: 704-234-6005 or email:

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