Nevada (NV) IFTA Fuel Tax

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Do I need to register for IFTA in Nevada?

The state of Nevada considers an IFTA 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.

The state of Nevada does not include recreational vehicles in the IFTA tax unless they are used in conjunction with any business endeavor. Recreational vehicles include motor homes, pickup trucks with attached campers and buses when used exclusively for personal pleasure by an individual.


How do I apply for an IFTA license in Nevada?

The Nevada IFTA application form can be downloaded from http://www.dmvnv.com/mcforms.htm


What fees does Nevada charge for IFTA?

Currently, there are no fees to get your Nevada IFTA license and decals.


What IFTA credentials will Nevada give me?

Nevada will provide you with one IFTA license and a set of decals. A photocopy of the original license must be maintained in the cab of each one of your qualified motor vehicles. The original license should be kept at your business address in a safe place. Your Nevada IFTA license is valid for the calendar year January 1 through December 31..


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

Yes, the state of Nevada 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 Nevada?

Nevada's penalty for Late filing is a $50 flat fee plus 10% of the taxes due. Nevada charges the .4167% of the tax due every month as well as an administrative late fee of $100 the first time, $500 the second time, $1000 the third time, $1500 the fourth time, $2000 the fifth time, and $2500 for every time after that.


How do I obtain an Nevada IFTA return?

You can generate and print your Nevada IFTA returns easily at ExpressIFTA. As of the first IFTA quarter of 201, the Nevada DMV has stopped mailing copies of the quarterly IFTA tax returns to Nevada’s IFTA licensees. All Nevada tax return due dates are listed on the Division’s webpage at http://www.dmvnv.com/mcforms.htm.


Where can I get more information regarding IFTA in Nevada?

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