Montana IFTA State Tax: An Overview

Do you own a trucking business in the State of Montana? 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 Montana fuel tax refund form 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 in person. If you want to learn how to apply for IFTA in Montana by setting up a new account, the next section is for you:

  • Apply by mail or in person by submitting your Montana IFTA application to the Motor Carrier Services.
  • Pay $2 fee for each set of decals.
  • You are going to need one set of decals per qualified vehicle.
  • Credentials are mailed within 5-7 business days.
  • In person applications result in 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 Montana.

Same day decals in Montana are only available for those who apply in person.

In addition to helping you generate quarterly IFTA reports efficiently, TruckSmartz also makes managing various aspects of your business easier.

3% of the total IFTA accounts in Montana are audited in a calendar year.