If you are a trucking company operating out of Washington, USA, you may need to register for an International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) license in the state.
Not based here? Click here to obtain a general guide on how to calculate your IFTA miles & fuel tax.
If you were wondering whether or not you're exempt, know that you must register and file for IFTA if you have:
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Washington is your base jurisdiction for IFTA licensing and reporting if you:
A motor carrier that enters Washington with a qualified motor vehicle more than five times in a calendar year requires obtaining an IFTA license or interstate trucker license.
You can register an application for Washington Fuel Tax License online at https://wadolprft.gentax.com/TAP/_/
Cost & Fees
Washington IFTA decals are $10 per set annually.
Failure to file and/or pay your quarterly return by the due date will result in penalties, interest, and a notice of proposed revocation will be issued.
A renewal application must be completed annually, ideally before November 30.
In order to be compliant with the IFTA Agreement, you must submit and be approved for renewal no later than December 31 prior to the beginning of the renewal calendar year.
Renewal applications can be completed electronically via Washington Taxpayer Access Point (TAP): https://wadolprft.gentax.com/TAP/_/
Under IFTA, you are required to file quarterly motor fuel tax reports with your base jurisdiction.
The schedule is as follows:
You can file IFTA quarterly tax reports using the Washington Taxpayer Access Point (TAP): https://wadolprft.gentax.com/TAP/_/
If you need additional help in filing your IFTA, we're happy to help. Give us a shout at firstname.lastname@example.org, and let us guide you and getting your IFTA taken care of.
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