Missouri IFTA State Tax: An Overview

Do you own a trucking business in the State of Missouri? 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 Missouri IFTA quarterly return before the due deadlines as late filing may result in a penalty of $50 or 10% of the net tax liability. Your existing account will be renewed automatically if it is in good standing. If you want to learn how to apply for IFTA in Missouri by setting up a new account, the next section is for you:

  • Submit your completed Missouri IFTA application form to the Missouri Department of Transportation by mail or in person.
  • No fee for decals.
  • You are going to need one set of decals per qualified vehicle.
  • Processing time will depend on the workload.
  • 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 Missouri.

You can find the latest information about IFTA rules and regulations in Missouri on https://www.modot.org/IFTA.

Complete the Motor Carrier Application located at www.modot.org/mcs or call MoDOT Motor Carrier Services at 1-866-831-6277 and select Option 2 to receive a copy by mail.

IFTA decals in Missouri are valid for a calendary year, January 1 to December 31.