Louisiana Truck Tax-Related Information

Louisiana is located in the Southern United States with a population of 4.68 million. It is also called The Pelican State because of the abundance of Brown Pelicans along the coast of Louisiana. The trucking industry is experiencing significant growth in the last decade. Louisiana's truck drivers are well-protected by the Louisiana Motor Transportation Association as well as the Transportation Security Administration.

HVUT

HVUT is the annual tax assessed on heavy vehicles operating on public highways at the registered taxable gross weight equal to or more than 55,000 pounds.

Permits

Find information about Oversize and Overweight Permits, as well as Temporary and Fuel Permits.

IFTA

The International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) is an agreement among 48 U.S. states and 10 Canadian provinces to simplify the motor fuel use taxation when operating in more than one jurisdiction.

Resources

Get additional information and helpful links.

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