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Manage Locations

This article applies to:Avalara AvaTax

To take advantage of locationsHoverTT.png, transactionsHoverTT.png must contain a unique location code. If you haven't already, learn how to add company locations.

For more information, check out our frequently asked questions about locations.

Change a default outlet code

The first locationHoverTT.png created becomes the location with the default outlet code for a company. To change this setting, follow the steps below.

  1. On the Organization tab, click the Locations button for a company.

  2. On the Locations screen, click the Location Code hyperlink for the Location of Type Location you want to be the new default outlet code.

  3. On the Edit: Locations screen, select Default Outlet Code check box.

  4. Click Save, or Next then Save.

Note:
The location previously designated as the default outlet code has the Default Outlet Code check box cleared.

Change a location type or category

You can change a location type or category for a companyHoverTT.png under the Organization tab.

  1. On the Organization tab,  click the Locations button for a company.

  2. On the Locations screen, click the Location Code hyperlink.

  3. On the Edit: Locations screen, select a new Type or Category.

  4. Click Save, or Next then Save.

Delete a location

You can delete a locationHoverTT.png for a companyHoverTT.png under the Organization tab.

  1. On the Organization tab,  click the Locations button for a company.

    • Locked locations (those with a Locked Location icon ) cannot be selected, as they have been used in a locked transaction.

  2. On the Locations screen, select the check box next to one or more Locations.

  3. Click Delete.

  4. Click OK to confirm deletion.

Filter data by location

AvaTax uses the location code to associate transactions with a particular location. This association allows you to: