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If I have a credit but don’t want to apply it to future transactions, how do I request a refund?

A refund may be claimed on the IFTA quarterly fuel use tax return for any overpayment of tax in a reporting period by providing a written request or submitting the required petition for refund form [MVR 40-12-23 (items 5 through 12)] for the refund. A refund will be issued once the Department determines that all tax liabilities, including any outstanding audit assessments, have been satisfied to all member jurisdictions. A refund may be denied if the licensee is delinquent in filing any quarterly fuel use tax return.

A refund may be claimed on the IFTA quarterly fuel use tax return for any overpayment of tax in a reporting period by providing a written request or submitting the required petition for refund form [MVR 40-12-23 (items 5 through 12)] for the refund. A refund will be issued once the Department determines that all tax liabilities, including any outstanding audit assessments, have been satisfied to all member jurisdictions. A refund may be denied if the licensee is delinquent in filing any quarterly fuel use tax return.
Related FAQs in IRP-IFTA
You will be able to access your IRP renewal application online the first day of your renewal month. IFTA accounts can be renewed starting in November just prior to the registration year.
IFTA quarterly tax returns can be filed beginning on the first day after the quarter has ended.
Yes. You will have 30 minutes to complete your transaction (with the opportunity to add additional time).
Reporting Quarter Due Date January, February, March April 30 April, May, June July 31 July, August, September October 31 October, November, December January 31 If you file or pay late, you may be subject to interest and penalty.
The IRP/IFTA eFile service is available all hours of the day except for brief periods when the system is being updated. If you attempt to access the system and are told the system is unavailable, you should try again in 30 minutes.
IRP/IFTA eFile is a free internet-based service offered by the Alabama Department of Revenue that enables an International Registration Plan (IRP) or International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) licensee based in Alabama to quickly and accurately complete IRP/IFTA registrations or file an IFTA quarterly tax return using a computer instead of manually preparing and mailing forms.