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Attention icon Launch of the new IRP & IFTA system

Iowa DOT has set a revised launch date for our new IFTA/IRP system. The system is now scheduled to go-live on March 2, 2020. As we get closer to the launch date we will reach out with training materials and dates of webinars that carriers and agents can participate in to learn more about the new system.

Attention icon Start of 2020 UCR Registration Period is Delayed

The start of the 2020 UCR registration period is delayed until further notice while the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) completes its rulemaking process on fee levels for next year.

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IFTA / IRP filing

IFTA/IRP filing

Oversize / Overweight / Trip permits

Oversize/Overweight permits


Beginning with the 2021 registration year, Vehicle & Motor Carrier Services (VMCS) will no longer issue apportioned plates that require an annual decal and will only issue permanent apportioned plates that do not require stickers. With this announcement VMCS is encouraging customers to change any existing annual plates to permanent plates at their renewal time. Effective immediately any new vehicles added to fleets will receive permanent plates. Learn more.


Motor Carrier Responsible for Safety (MCRS)

All IRP commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) registered within a Performance and Registration Information Systems Management (PRISM) State must have a MCRS assigned to it. Learn more.


Iowa fuel tax rates

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Form 2290 filing requirements and information

Form 2290 filing requirements 60-day rule
IRS Trucking Tax Center