Filing for 1st Quarter Taxes begins April 1st. File and pay early to avoid cancellation and a $500 penalty fee!
KYU is a tax license issued for all carriers traveling on Kentucky roadways with a combined license weight greater than 59,999 pounds. The tax rate is 0.0285 cents per mile. You can also purchase a one-time temporary
KYU Permit per truck if you are not making regular trips through the state of Kentucky.
APPLY FOR A KYU LICENSE
You must set up a
Kentucky Online Gateway account before applying for a
KYU number. If you have issues registering your account, refer to the
Kentucky Online Gateway FAQs.
KYU Numbers are issued immediately upon completion of the ONLINE
For assistance, view our
KYU Registration Guide.
If you are having technical issues processing an Online Application, you can print and mail in a completed
Kentucky Trucking Application Form. The paper application can take 10-14 business days to process, and you will only receive a KYU number after processing. Incomplete applications will be returned.
Farm plated vehicles are exempt from paying the KYU
KYU ELECTRONIC FILING
KYU tax return online to print a copy for your records.
You must have a registered
KYU account to file taxes electronically.
Tax filing and penalty bill payments can be made electronically with a credit card or ACH.
Carriers can use KYU E-File to amend a return to increase reported miles. Contact the Division of Motor Carriers to amend a return to decrease reported miles.