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Getting Started with Tax Manager
Omnitracs Tax Manager is designed to be the fastest, easiest, and most accurate IFTA and mileage tax solution that maximizes tax deductions through machine learning and reconciliation. This Learning Path will walk you through the main screens of Tax Manager.
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  • Tax Manager User Guide
    The International Fuel Tax Agreement (or IFTA) is a tax collection agreement by and among the 10 Canadian provinces and the 48 continental United States to simplify the reporting of fuel use by motor carriers that operate in more than one jurisdiction. Omnitracs One is designed to make the reporting of IFTA tax information seamless to your local jurisdiction.
  • The Vehicle Screen
    This topic describes how to add a vehicle to Tax Manager, as well as the information that can be entered.
  • The Tax Accounts Screen
    The Tax Accounts screen allows you to add, delete, and assign tax accounts to different vehicles that belong to your company. It is accessed via the Omnitracs Tax Manager App Admin tab.
  • The Fuel Screen
    The Omnitracs Tax Manager interface is optimized to keep you on a single screen, eliminating the distractions of having new windows or browser tabs opening whenever you click your mouse.
  • The Distance Screen
    The Distance screen is a list of Distance records currently entered in the Omnitracs system.  From here, users can view distance records, add distance records, or edit existing records.
  • The Reports Screen
    As commercial motor vehicles buy fuel, any fuel tax paid to the states is credited to that licensee's account. At the end of the fiscal quarter, the licensee completes the fuel tax report, listing all miles traveled in all participating jurisdictions and all gallons purchased in all jurisdictions.
  • The Tax Filings Screen
    Carriers prepare quarterly IFTA tax returns to their base jurisdiction. At the end of each month, the base jurisdiction sends a transmittal report to all other member jurisdictions. The base jurisdiction processes and sends all refunds to the licensees and issues assessments for any taxes due.


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