Ohio IFTA State Tax: An Overview

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

  • Submit your Ohio IFTA online application by fax, mail, or in person to the Department of Taxatiion.
  • No fee for decals.
  • 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 temporary 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 Ohio.

You can find the latest information about IFTA rules and regulations in Ohio on https://tax.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/tax/home.

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

You can obtain IFTA stickers in Ohio by submitting your application to the Department of Taxation.