Alberta IFTA State Tax: An Overview

Do you own a trucking business in the province of Alberta? It’s important you register the vehicles in your fleet for IFTA filing to avoid penalty. Let us guide you further.

It is of utmost importance that you file your vehicle information report in Alberta before the due deadlines as late filing may result in a penalty of $50 or 10% of the net tax liability. You can renew an existing IFTA account in TRACS by completing an online form. If you want to learn how to register for IFTA in Alberta, the next section is for you:

  • For Alberta IFTA online filing, create or sign into your MyAlberta digital ID account.
  • Proceed with online registration.
  • Complete and submit the registration form.
  • You’ll receive an approval once your application is processed.
  • You’ll be notified whenever your licence is available in your TRACS account.

Frequently asked questions

January, February, March: April 30

April, May, June: July 31

July, August, September: October 31

October, November, December: January 31

Yes, you would still need to file a ‘zero’ report in the state of Alberta.

You can find the latest information about IFTA rules and regulations in Alberta on

You are required to report the fuel put into qualified vehicles along with all kilometres travelled by qualified vehicles.

You need to complete the IFTA registration if

  • will be travelling outside of Alberta, and have a qualified motor vehicle
  • have never had an Alberta IFTA licence or it has been 4 years or more since you had an Alberta IFTA licence
  • amalgamated and the successor corporation requires an IFTA licence