Get Ready to Prepare and File your 4th Quarter IFTA!

4th quarterThe deadline to file your 2016’s 4th Quarter IFTA (International Fuel Tax Agreement) Return is January 31, 2017. 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:

  1. Doing it yourself, you can calculate your own return by hand and mail or E-File the return. To find out the current tax rate for each state go to
  2. Using a software program that will calculate your return for you, like, which will zero down your chances of miscalculations

Regardless of the method you choose to file your 4th Quarterly IFTA tax return, it is crucial to maintain accurate records and file your returns by the January 31st deadline to avoid penalties. To get started today go to or contact our friendly Support Center  @ 866-245-3918 or email us to