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The International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) is an agreement among states and Canadian provinces (except Alaska, Hawaii, Yukon, and Northwest Territories) that standardizes the reporting of fuel use taxes by motor carriers operating in more than 1 member state or province. This license is managed in Washington State by the Department of Licensing, Prorate and Fuel Tax Services, Motor Carrier Services unit.
For more information about IFTA, current tax rate schedules, jurisdiction rates for each state and province, manuals, off-road miles, updates and requirements, visit IFTA, Inc.
Prorate and Fuel Tax (PRFT) has an online system, TAP – PRFT Taxpayer Access Point. TAP allows you to manage your accounts, file returns, file amended returns, make payments, and purchase decals. Learn more about this system by registering in TAP and creating your online account.
To qualify for an IFTA license you must:
There are 3 ways to apply and pay for a license:
You must file an IFTA Decal Application annually to order a set of 2 decals, for each qualified vehicle, ($10 a set). Each qualified vehicle is required to post 1 decal on each side of the vehicle. Decals are valid from January 1 to December 31 per year. Review current requirements and restrictions on the IFTA, Inc. website. Existing account holders will receive a renewal decal application during the 4th quarter. Decals for the following year can be displayed on beginning November 1 of the current year.
Complete an IFTA Decal Application. You can complete the application via TAP, or submit the application and payment by mail to the address in the Mailing section of the form, or bring the completed application to one of our field offices.
|Washington IFTA license (issued with each paid set of decals)||No fee|
|IFTA decals||$10 per set of 2 decals|
With a TAP account, you may complete documents and payment electronically. If mailing, use the following addresses:
For mail with payment enclosed:
For mail with documents only and no payments:
To update your IFTA account or service bureau address, access your TAP account or mail a completed IFTA Change of Address with required attachments.