TBS has the knowledge and experience to help you navigate the numerous state and federal regulations required before you can hit the road. We provide top quality services, designed to ensure that you pay no more in permitting and taxes than is absolutely necessary for compliance. Your bottom-line is our main concern. Below are our most commonly requested services. However, if you need it done; more than likely we can help. Just call and ask.
A motor carrier is required to have an IFTA license if the motor vehicle is used, designed, or maintained for transportation of persons or property and;
- Has two axles and a gross vehicle weight or registered gross vehicle weight exceeding 26,000 pounds; or
- Have three or more axles regardless of weight, or
- Is used in combination, when the weight is such combination exceeds 26,000 pounds registered gross vehicle weight.
All motor carriers operating vehicles in New Mexico with a gross vehicle weight over 26,000 pounds need a New Mexico weight distance tax account. When the account is opened quarterly reports must be filed. This is in addition to an IFTA license.
All motor carriers operating in Kentucky with a combined weight of 60,000 pounds or more are subject to weight distance tax. Such carriers are required to open a KYU account. Once the account is opened quarterly reports must be filed.
The motor carrier is no longer required to display the KYU number on their truck. Vehicles are verified through your USDOT number. However, you are required to update your inventory list of trucks with Kentucky as it changes. This is in addition to an IFTA license.
New York Highway Use Tax (HUT) is a weight distance tax imposed on all carriers operating in motor vehicles in excess of 18,000 pounds on New York highways. You are required to open a HUT account and register each vehicle that travels in New York. This is in addition to an IFTA license.
Oregon Highway Use Tax is a mileage tax which is assessed against all carriers with a gross vehicle weight over 26,000 pounds. You need an Oregon Weight Receipt and Tax Identifier receipt if you plan to travel through Oregon. Once you have the account you will have to file monthly reports. Oregon will also require a bond be filed to open the account. Oregon does not charge a fuel tax fee in addition to their mile tax.