International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) Quarterly Tax Report

Interjurisdictional carriers registered in Nova Scotia need to submit the International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) Quarterly Tax Report quarterly by a specific due date.

Use the International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) Quarterly Tax Report if you’re an interjurisdictional carrier registered in Nova Scotia. You need to submit the form quarterly by a specific due date.

Quarterly reporting is required to meet fuel tax reporting obligations as an IFTA-licensed carrier in Canada and the US.

Carriers have to report:

  • kilometres travelled in each IFTA jurisdiction
  • litres of fuel consumed in each IFTA jurisdiction
  • fuel tax liability

Who can use this form

Interjurisdictional carriers registered in Nova Scotia need to use this form.

Reporting due dates

Reporting period Due date
January 1 to March 31 April 30
April 1 to June 30 July 31
July 1 to September 30 October 31
October 1 to December 31 January 31

What you need to do

  1. Complete the report form.
  2. Send your completed report by mail. Or drop it off at the Business Registration Unit.

Cost

There is no cost to submit the report. If you owe taxes, you need to remit them when you submit the report.

Before you start

Make sure you have:

  • your IFTA account number
  • travel records for all vehicles licensed under IFTA, including kilometres travelled and fuel consumed in each IFTA jurisdiction

Legal consequences

You need to submit each quarterly tax report by its due date to avoid a filing penalty and interest on outstanding amount.

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