Our Fuel and Excise Tax services identify and support all fuel and excise tax compliance responsibilities within North America. With DMA as your fuel and excise tax partner, you can expect us to guide you through each step, including:

  • Preparation of periodic returns
  • Preparation of refund claims
  • Implementation and integration of tax technology products to support tax compliance
  • Determination analysis


  • DMA’s Fuel & Excise Tax Recovery service opens the door to discovering tax recovery opportunities for your business. We also find eligible credits and work with you to prepare refund claims to recover those credits.

    Our successful motor fuel and excise tax recovery process includes:

    • Excise tax overpayment analysis
    • Excise tax refund claim preparation
    • Heavy vehicle use tax refund opportunities
    • Power take off credit claims

    Whether your company is concerned about potential overpayments of fuel and excise tax or has paid tax in error—our team of experts can help you navigate the process from start to finish. Together, we pursue high-value recovery and credit opportunities for your company.

  • DMA’s Fuel & Excise Tax Advisory services are what sets us apart from the rest of the industry. Our team of fuel and excise tax experts works directly with you to guide you through the intricacies of return preparation and filing, as well as many other processes, including:

    • Tax transaction advisory services
    • Excise tax research and legislative analysis
    • Ad hoc inquiries related to motor fuel and excise tax, including Superfund Excise Tax on chemicals
    • State/Provincial tax controversy and audit defense services
    • Penalty abatements
    • Analysis of available exemptions and credits to minimize fuel tax exposure
    • Process improvement and internal control review of compliance processes

    With our advisory services, we can set you and your team up for success now and in the future.

  • DMA’s Fuel & Excise Tax Compliance service provides peace of mind for your most complex fuel and excise tax preparation and filing.

    Our motor fuel and excise tax compliance services include:

    • Motor fuel and excise tax compliance and return preparation
    • Fuel and excise tax licensing and registration
    • Preparation of IFTA/IRP and heavy vehicle use tax reporting

    Together, we work diligently to ensure that every facet of your fuel and excise tax has been examined and every opportunity to minimize your tax exposure has been explored.


Fuel and excise tax preparation and reporting can be a challenge—but it doesn’t have to be. By partnering with DMA, you can rest assured that we will collaborate with you and your team to prepare accurate, compliant, and timely returns, all while minimizing reporting errors. We work to ensure your compliance obligations are effectively and efficiently managed for your company.