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Thursday, July 5, 2018

What You Need to File Your IFTA Tax Return

What You Need to File Your IFTA Tax ReturnThe Form 2290 filing season is officially upon us, and I am sure you are well aware of the impending deadline. However, while you are focused on your Form 2290 due date, don’t forget about the IFTA fuel tax due on July 31! So to help you get this tax filed quickly, here is what you need to file your IFTA tax return online in a matter of minutes.

What You Need to File Your IFTA Tax Return

  • Total miles traveled per jurisdiction
  • The total amount of fuel purchased per jurisdiction
  • The total amount of fuel consumed per jurisdiction
  • The current tax rate per jurisdiction
  • The amount of tax paid per gallon of fuel per jurisdiction


Steps to E-File Your IFTA Quarterly Return

  1. Create ExpressTruckTax Account
  2. Enter Business Details
  3. Indicated Base Jurisdiction
  4. Enter Vehicle Details
  5. Miles & Fuel Records
  6. Generate Your IFTA Report
  7. File With Your Base Jurisdiction

When is the IFTA Due Date?

Your April through June second quarter fuel taxes are due to the IRS by July 31, 2018.
Quarter Periods
Reporting Period
Due Dates
1st Quarter
January -March
April 30
2nd Quarter
April - June
July 31
3rd Quarter
July - September
October 31
4th Quarter
October - December
January 31

Looking For an IFTA Software?

What You Need to File Your IFTA Tax Return
Well, you have come to the right place, my friend. ExpressTruckTax's sister product ExpressIFTA is full of innovative features to help you complete your IFTA quarterly fuel tax report. All you have to do to get started is create your free account, enter your business information, specify your base jurisdiction, enter your vehicle details, list your miles and fuel records, and generate your IFTA quarterly fuel tax report.

Say goodbye to the days of complicated calculations. ExpressIFTA's software will accurately calculate your IFTA fuel tax rates and IFTA tax based on the information provided. Never worry about over or underpaying again.

Plus, their built-in diagnostic error audit can be run on your reports to catch any fundamental filing errors based on your estimated miles per gallon. It will recognize when miles traveled aren't between adjacent states, and if you purchased fuel in a state you have not traveled in.




File Your IFTA Taxes Online





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