Newfoundland IFTA State Tax: An Overview

Do you own a trucking business in the province of Newfoundland? 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 fill your IFTA quarterly tax return form in Newfoundland before the due deadlines as late filing may result in a penalty of $50 or 10% of the net tax liability. If you want to learn how to register for IFTA in Newfoundland, the next section is for you:

  • Complete and submit your Newfoundland and Labrador motor tax application.
  • Purchase a fuel tax permit for $150 per trip.
  • Your failure to do so may delay the renewal of your licence.
  • There are exemptions too.
  • Make sure you submit your Newfoundland Labrador IFTA sticker renewal application before the due deadline.

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 Newfoundland.

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

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

You are eligible to apply to Newfoundland for an IFTA licence and decals if you meet all of the following criteria:

  • you are a carrier with one or more qualified motor vehicles registered in Newfoundland;
  • you either maintain operational records in Newfoundland, or agree to sign an affidavit stating you are prepared to make records available to Newfoundland at your own expense; and
  • -your qualified motor vehicles travel in Newfoundland and at least one other IFTA-member jurisdiction.