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International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA)

IFTA Licensing and E-File Information Please apply for your 2014 license and decals on-line by December 1, 2013 to receive your license and decals prior to January 1, 2014. PLEASE ALLOW 30 DAYS FOR PROCESSING. The IFTA Unit can be reached at 517-636-4580.
IFTA Licensing E-file

Important Information

Notice to IFTA Licensees: Walk-In Service Discontinued PDF icon Beginning October 1, 2010, the Michigan Department of Treasury will no longer provide walk-in lobby service at the Operations Center in Dimondale for IFTA Licensees. Staff resources are no longer available to continue this service.
IFTA Record Keeping Requirements:Licensed IFTA carriers are required by the IFTA Agreement and Michigan Motor Carrier Statute to keep vehicle records for 4 years from the due date of the return or the date the return was filed, whichever is later. Although DOT/FMCSA only requires 6 months of record keeping, you must maintain your fuel and mileage records for IFTA and IRP purposes for a minimum of 4 years.


Most Commonly Used Forms

Important Information: IFTA licensees will be provided with pre-identified fuel tax returns, schedules and rate charts each quarter. You should use these returns to file your quarterly fuel tax return.If you do not receive a pre-identified fuel tax return form, or you need to amend a prior fuel tax return, use the link below to search for IFTA Tax Forms.

Note: In order to ensure timely processing of your report and avoid penalties and interest, accurately fill in all of the information on the form including the jurisdiction, tax code and rate information.

IFTA/Motor Carrier Tax Forms
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Filing Deadlines

IFTA fuel tax reports are due on the last day of the month following the close of the calendar quarter for which the report is due.
Filing Period Due Date
First Quarter April 30th
Second Quarter July 31st
Third Quarter October 31st
Fourth Quarter January 31st





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