Category Archives: IFTA professional

Get Ready to Prepare and File your 1st Quarter IFTA Return for 2018!

The deadline to file your 2018’s 1st Quarter IFTA Return is April 30th, 2018. A Quarterly IFTA Tax Return must be filed even if the licensee does not operate or purchase any taxable fuel in an IFTA member jurisdiction during the quarter.

 What you need:

  1. Mileage log-whether you use manual trip sheets, GPS, or electronic trip sheets; it is not only necessary to have in order to file your quarterly IFTA return, but you will need these if you are even audited.
  2. Fuel Receipts-you will need to know how many gallons of fuel were purchased in each state.

 

Options to prepare and file your return:

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Your Quarterly IFTA Fuel Tax reporting reminder and Just a weeks time left

Just a quick reminder, if you haven’t already prepared your 1st Quarter 2018 IFTA fuel tax return, you have until Monday, April 30th to prevent late penalties. IFTA Fuel taxes are reported quarterly and at www.TaxIFTA.com you can prepare it online in 3 simple steps.

One website to report your HVUT, Federal Vehicle Use Tax Form 2290 online and to prepare your 1st Quarter IFTA Fuel Tax returns online. The best place to prepare your IFTA miles in 3 simple steps. By preparing it online you would eliminate all possible human errors in return preparations, you’ll not miss out with the non-IFTA miles and accurate math with the latest IFTA tax rates. Continue reading

2nd Quarter IFTA Tax is Due this July 31

The IFTA – International Fuel Tax Agreement Returns which is a quarterly returns is now due for the 2nd quarter of 2017 (April to June) by this July 31. This quarterly IFTA fuel taxes are filed with your base Jurisdiction based on the type of fuel the tax rates differ. Continue reading

Stay On Your Toes For IFTA Audits In Manitoba – Part- I

Hello commercial truck drivers, greetings from TaxIFTA.com. With the aspect of providing you information and knowledge about IFTA, today, we have decided to throw some light on IFTA audits, which play an important role in your trucking journey.

Below, we have jotted down few points that will give you a clear cut understanding about IFTA Audits happening in Manitoba. However, we would be splitting it into two blog post as the list of questions are many and fitting them in one would make you go crazy. Besides, we just gave you a reason to be around our blog, awaiting for the next blog post.

Here comes the list of questions for your better understanding. Continue reading

Four Myths About Diesel Engines Busted

After a long week, we welcome you back truckers to our blog for a new, unique and informative blog for the week to get you going. This time we’re going to discuss the about the myths and believes people have for Diesel Engines.

Diesel Engines are long confined to truck as they are garnering more interest for their fuel efficiency and reduce carbon dioxide emissions, comparatively to gasoline engines.

Today we shall take the crack at some of the persistent myths in and around the technology. Continue reading

Reminder: IFTA Fourth Quarter Filing Is Due By January 31st 2014

No matter how much we enjoy snow outside our rigs, you as a trucker have enough responsibility to roll for the week. And that makes you drive down other jurisdictions, serving the nation.

Like we have four seasons a year, IFTA tax filers have four quarter in a year to file their return for the jurisdictions they have covered in that quarter. And here, we’re reminding you about the fourth IFTA quarter, which is round the corner with 31st January of 2014 as the due date. Continue reading

Permits And Taxes to Establish Your Trucking Business

We all know licenses and permit requirements are endless in the trucking industry. Many of them deal with tax purpose, while for others are vital for the business operations across the state lines. As an owner operator, you need to hold on normal licenses as well as these additional permits for a secure establishment. However, if you fail to obtain these permits, your business world would surely face incur fine and delays, eventually reflecting your delivery deadlines. Obviously, due to improper credentials and paperwork, the delay takes place. But not any more! Keep reading to know what you got to do before you establish your business in trucking Continue reading

What is International Registration Plan?

The International Registration Plan or IRP is the method of registering fleets of vehicles that have been traveling in two or more member jurisdictions. All states (except Alaska and Hawaii), Washington D.C., and Canadian provinces (except Northwestern Territories, Nunavut and Yukon) are members of the plan. However, people who have qualified motor vehicles are subjected to IRP licensing, reporting and record-keeping requirements until and unless the vehicle is exempt or trip permit has been acquired. Continue reading

File IFTA for the Third Quarter Before October 31st

Being a trucker, many things come along. Paying IFTA taxes is one. This October 31st is the due date for filing your IFTA return for the third quarter. So truckers, get your documents ready, filing is not too far. Continue reading