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Manage Item Codes

This article applies to:Avalara AvaTax

Learn how to manage your item codes after mapping them. You can change the item codes, delete items, or remap the items.

Edit an item code

You can edit item codesHoverTT.png , but the item code must match the name of the product, service, or charge as recorded in your accounting ERP, e-commerce, m-commerce, or POS application.

  1. On the Organization tab, click the Items button for a company.
  2. On the Items screen, click the Item Code hyperlink.
  3. On the Edit: Item screen, type a new Item Code.
  4. Click Save.

Delete an item

Deleting an item does not affect jurisdictions, tax codesHoverTT.png , or tax rulesHoverTT.png .

  1. On the Organization tab, click the Items button for a company.
  2. On the Items screen, select the check box next to one or more items.
  3. Click Delete.
  4. Click OK to confirm deletion.

Remap one item to a different tax code

Remapping an item to another tax codeHoverTT.png can significantly alter how AvaTax processes transactionsHoverTT.png for that item.

  1. On the Organization tab, click the Items button for a company.
  2. On the Items screen, click the Item Code hyperlink.
  3. On the Edit: Item screen, type or select a Tax Code. You can browse custom tax codes and AvaTax System tax codes with the tax code picker.
  4. Click Save.

Remap several items to a different tax code

Remapping items to another tax codeHoverTT.png can significantly alter how AvaTax processes transactionsHoverTT.png for those items.

  1. On the Organization tab, click the Items button for a company.
  2. On the Items screen, select the check box next to one or more items.
  3. Click Map.
  4. On the Map Item(s) to Tax Code screen, edit the Item List if desired:
    • Select one or more items and click Remove.
    • Click Reset to restore the Item List.
  5. Select a Tax Code. You can browse custom tax codes and AvaTax System tax codes with the tax code picker.
  6. Click Save.