Welcome to California Truck Tax!
Your one stop for information relating to the Trucking Industry!Nicknamed "The Golden State" , California is the 3rd largest state in the U.S. but has the highest population in the country. Being a coastal state, California's trucking industry plays a crucial role in the economy. The California Air Resources Board estimates approximately 100,000 drayage trucks operate statewide; with nearly 20,000 frequently servicing ports and rail yards. The efficient movement of commodities is critically important to the economy and to employment in all major sectors, from agriculture to manufacturing (including finished goods, energy, construction, and retailing) to the service industries.
Here's what the California Trucking Association has to say about how the trucking industry relates to the economy.
HVUT is the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax that is a fee assessed annually on heavy vehicles operating on public highways at registered gross weights equal to or exceeding 55,000 pounds.
Interested in obtaining your own interstate operating authority? Find out what you need to obtain your own Interstate or Intrastate Operating Authority.
IFTA is the International Fuel Tax Agreement and is a tax collection agreement by and among the 48 contiguous States and the 10 Canadian Provinces bordering the US, in which motor fuels use taxation laws are uniform with respect to qualified motor vehicles operated in more than one member jurisdiction.
Find information here about Oversize and Overweight Permits, as well as Temporary Trip and Fuel Permits.