South Carolina

South Carolina IFTA State Tax: An Overview

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

  • Submit your completed South Carolina IFTA forms in person to the Department of Motor Vehicles.
  • No fee applicable.
  • You are going to need one set of decals per qualified vehicle.
  • Get your decals on the same day.

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 South Carolina.

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

Yes, you can generate your quarterly IFTA reports in South Carolina using TruckSmartz. In addition to that, you can also use our trucking software to manage all the aspects of your trucking business including but not limited to managing expenses and payrolls.

You will receive your South Carolina fuel stickers on the same day you apply for them.