What You Need to File Your IFTA Tax Return

Everything you need to generate your IFTA report


Don’t forget about the 3rd quarter IFTA fuel tax deadline on November 2! 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 July through September records for the 3rd quarter IFTA deadline are due to the IRS by November 2, 2020 (because October 31 is a Saturday).

Quarter PeriodsReporting PeriodDue Dates
1st QuarterJanuary -MarchApril 30
2nd QuarterApril – JuneJuly 31
3rd QuarterJuly – SeptemberOctober 31
4th QuarterOctober – DecemberJanuary 31

Looking For an IFTA Software?

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.