- Skip Navigation

Note: This message is displayed if (1) your browser is not standards-compliant or (2) you have you disabled CSS. Read our Policies for more information.

  • Business & Agriculture
  • Residents
  • Government
  • Education
  • Taxes & Finance
  • Visiting & Playing
  • Family & Health

Indiana Department of Revenue

Amber Alert
Amber Alert - TEST
  • tax talk widget
  • tax_videolibrary_widget
  • transparency_widget

Indiana Department of Revenue

DOR > Tax Talk Blog > Full Reciprocity Plan Creates Changes in IRP Full Reciprocity Plan Creates Changes in IRP

August 12, 2014 – TaxTalk Blog

TruckFor many trucking companies, calculating estimated distances on their International Registration Plan (IRP) renewals can be challenging. For others, the challenge is deciding to travel to an additional state midway through an IRP renewal and having to create a new cab card. Beginning Jan. 1, 2015, both of these IRP registration/renewal requirements are eliminated.

The Full Reciprocity Plan (FRP), recently passed by IRP, is designed to make IRP more efficient, equitable, and flexible for registrants and member jurisdictions. It removes all IRP provisions related to estimated distance and allows full reciprocity for all apportioned vehicles in all member IRP jurisdictions.

To execute this change, all new IRP accounts will register for every jurisdiction listed on their cab cards and pay a per-vehicle distance percentage to each jurisdiction. All jurisdictions will remain on the cab card to allow the flexibility to travel into other states when necessary. The next time IRP accounts renew, they will be charged for actual distance accrued in each jurisdiction.

IRP accounts will see this change on January 2015 IRP renewals, depending on their staggered year. All January renewals will be mailed in September as usual.

Those who would like more information and answers to frequently asked questions about these changes can visit the Indiana Department of Revenue Motor Carrier Services website at

If you would like to submit a question or topic suggestions, please send them to
Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Facebook   Twitter

Recent Posts

  • 2016 Annual Report Published
    October 5, 2016
    Are you interested in learning more about what's happening at the Indiana Department of Revenue? Find answers to all your questions about the department in the Indiana Department of Revenue 2016 Annual Report. Read more...
  • Results are in - Tax Amnesty 2015 Final Report Now Available
    September 28, 2016

    Last fall, the Indiana Department of Revenue conducted Tax Amnesty 2015, a program that allowed individual and business taxpayers to pay past-due taxes from periods ending prior to January 1, 2013 free of penalty, interest, and collection fees. Read more...


Full Archive...