IFTA requirements

Operators who transport goods and services across state lines are required to comply with California IFTA license regulations

This requirement applies to vehicles that have two axles and a GVW or registered GVW in excess of 26,000 pounds, three or more axles regardless of weight, and combination weight (truck and trailer) that exceeds 26,000 pounds, and those designed, used, and maintained for transporting persons or property

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Upload your IFTA PLUS quarterly calculations directly into your California CDTFA site in seconds! Industry-Leading and Exclusively for IFTA Plus Users

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Upload your CSV file directly into California Department of Tax and Fee Administrations CDTFA Online Services. It’s that Easy!

Why IFTA Plus

California IRP and/or IFTA registration can be complicated due to various factors such as incomplete documentation, incorrect reporting of mileage, incorrect MPG averages, among others

Failure to comply with these regulations can result in delays, fines, or even suspension of your IFTA account

To ensure compliance with IFTA regulations,
we recommend using IFTAPlus

The IFTAPlus app is designed to help you maintain IFTA compliance by providing an account database and tax calculation to check, audit, and adjust errors before submission. With IFTAPlus, you can submit accurate IFTA filings and printable “ready-to-file” official state IFTA filings

IFTAPlus provides a record database for your previous filings, historical mileage, and fuel data

These records are required to archive in the event your account is selected for an IFTA audit

IFTAPlus also offers mileage data sync with our ELD partnership with Geotab and fuel integration when using our IFTAPlus fuel card

Our IFTAPlus fuel card is tier 3 compliant and covers all IFTA audit requirements while also saving money on fuel

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Operators who transport goods and services across state lines are required

Important to know

California requires IFTA filings to be submitted and paid through the CDTFA online portal.

CA Operators are required to follow the record keeping best practices as outlined in the California record-keeping agreement. Failure to do so may result in a failed audit.

California IFTA Renewal:

Regardless of issuing date, your IFTA license will expire on December 31st of the licensing year. California IFTA license must be renewed following the completion of the previous year’s quarter 4 filing.

Decals will be sent out after the Q4 submission. Proof of renewal must be available by March 1st of the new licensing year.

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Operators who transport goods and services across state lines are required