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What does Automatically Update Authorities do?

If you select all of the optional local collection authorities for a region, you get the option for AvaTax Update to automatically update your authorities. Leave Automatically Update Authorities set to On to have AvaTax Update maintain all optional local collection authorities. AvaTax Update updates your local authorities for any boundary adjustments or new optional locals that are added to this region. AvaTax Update applies tax to transactions in all local collection authorities. If this option is on, it's important to register with all of the local collection authorities to avoid compliance issues.

Set Automatically Update Authorities to Off to maintain the optional local collection authorities yourself. AvaTax Update only applies tax to transactions in the local collection authorities you select. You update your selections, if necessary, when there are boundary adjustments or new optional locals added.

Turn this option off to edit or remove any local collection authorities for the region.

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