Arkansas (AR) IFTA Fuel Tax

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Should I register for IFTA in Arkansas?

Arkansas considers a qualified motor vehicle as one that is designed, used, or maintained for the transportation of persons or property that have:

  • Two axles and a gross vehicle weight or registered gross vehicle weight exceeding 26,000 pounds or 11,797 kilograms; or
  • Having three or more axles regardless of weight; or used in combination, when the weight of such combination exceeds 26,000 pounds, or 11,797 kilograms gross vehicle or registered gross vehicle weight.

How do I apply for an IFTA license in Arkansas?

You will need to complete the Arkansas IFTA application and mail it to the Motor Fuel Tax office of Arkansas.


What fees does Arkansas associate with IFTA?

Arkansas does not allocate any fees for an IFTA license or IFTA decals.


Do I file a quarterly fuel tax report if I didn't run during the quarter?

Yes, Arkansas still requires you to submit a "zero" report even if no fuel or IFTA mileage was traveled in that quarter.


What is the penalty and interest rate for filing a late quarterly fuel tax report In the State of Arkansas?

Arkansas charges a late penalty of $50 or 10% of the net tax liability, whichever is greater. Interest is computed on all delinquent taxes due for each jurisdiction at a rate of .4167% per month. Even if you have a net refund due to you from Arizona, interest still applies to each jurisdiction for any underpayment of fuels use tax to that jurisdiction and is calculated beginning the day after the due date of the return for each month, or fraction of a month, until paid.


How do I obtain a return for Arkansas?

IFTA quarterly use tax returns can be filed online at ExpressIFTA. Simply print the return once completed and mail it in to Arkansas.


Where can I get more information on Arkansas IFTA rules and regulations?

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