Fuel taxes vary by jurisdiction. The fact that commercial motor carriers can decide where to refuel has given rise to international fuel tax competition.
This is the case in Europe where member states have almost full authority on excise taxes; similarly, in the United States, each state regulates its own state and local fuel taxes.
While fuel taxes are historically perceived to be more easily administered, motor carriers have found that complying with the various regulations around these taxes is a demanding task.
EROAD’s progressive solution around fuel and fuel taxes represents a significant savings potential for our motor carrier clients and reduces the administrative burden for all parties through automation.
The International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) simplifies the reporting of fuel use by carriers operating in the lower 48 states and 10 Canadian provinces. Each state or province charges different fuel tax rates and IFTA is a mechanism that nets fuel taxes charged based on use per jurisdiction. Carriers need to file their IFTA return on a quarterly basis including distance travelled, location and fuel consumed which can be a time consuming and paper intensive process.
EROAD delivers a best-in-class, advanced technology solution for tax filing and record keeping compliance, using in-house expertise to build the best electronic tax solution on the market. We understand that the requirements are different per jurisdiction and we undergo vigorous validation to ensure the EROAD system helps motor carriers to comply with the respective regulations.
EROAD has established an enviable position as a trusted party to our carrier clients and the government agencies we partner with across North America.
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