Indiana IFTA State Tax: An Overview

Do you own a trucking business in the State of Indiana? 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 Indiana quarterly fuel tax report 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 by mail or online. If you want to learn how to apply for IFTA in Indiana by setting up a new account, the next section is for you:

  • Submit your Indiana IFTA application by fax, mail, email, or in person.
  • Pay $25 application fee.
  • You are going to need one set of decals per qualified vehicle.
  • Expect the decals in 5-7 business days.
  • Apply in person for same day decals.

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 Indiana.

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

A fuel tax account, IFTA license and IFTA decals are required if you operate interstate vehicles.

There are two types of vehicle fuel tax accounts:

  • International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA), for interstate carriers who travel in Indiana plus at least one other state outside of Indiana, including Canada, and
  • Indiana Motor Carrier Fuel Tax (MCFT), for intrastate carriers who operate only within Indiana (Indiana travel only).