South Dakota

South Dakota IFTA State Tax: An Overview

Do you own a trucking business in the State of South Dakota? 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 Dakota quarterly fuel tax report before the due deadlines as late filing may result in a penalty of $50 or 10% of the net tax liability. South Dakota vehicle registration renewal can be done by mail or in person. If you want to learn how to apply for IFTA in South Dakota by setting up a new account, the next section is for you:

  • Submit your completed South Dakota IRP & IFTA application by mail or in person to the Motor Fuel Tax Section.
  • Pay $10 applicaton fee and additional $2.50 per set of decals.
  • You are going to need one set of decals per qualified vehicle.
  • Credentials are mailed right after approval.
  • 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 South Dakota.

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

You can find all the information related to sales or use tax in South Dakota on tax-fact-mv-lease.pdf (

Decals are to be displayed on each side of the vehicle.