1st Quarter IFTA

March marks the final month of the 1st IFTA Quarter.  The deadline to file your 1st Quarter IFTA return is April 30, 2013.  

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.

What is Required?
The following information is required on the IFTA quarterly tax return:
  • Total miles, taxable and nontaxable, traveled by the licensee’s qualified motor vehicles in all jurisdictions, IFTA and non-IFTA, including trip permit miles;
  • Total gallons of fuel consumed, taxable and nontaxable, by the licensee’s qualified motor vehicles in all jurisdictions, IFTA and non-IFTA;
  • Total miles and taxable miles traveled in each member jurisdiction;
  • Taxable gallons consumed in each member jurisdiction;
  • Tax-paid gallons purchased in each member jurisdiction; and
  • Current Tax Rates for each member jurisdiction.

Prepare now to avoid rushing around at the last minute by going to ExpressIFTA.com and setting up your account.  You can log your trips as you run them.  The best part about organizing the IFTA return online with ExpressIFTA, is that our system automatically calculates the amount due based on all of the previous data entered.  There is no need to get frustrated over complicated tax calculations.

To get started today go to ExpressIFTA.com or contact our friendly Express Tax Support Center in Rock Hill, SC  at 704.234.6005 between the hours of 8am – 6pm EST, Monday through Friday or email us at support@expressIFTA.com.

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