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Avalara AvaTax for NetSuite Release Notes

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Read the release notes to learn about the latest additions, changes, and fixes to AvaTax for NetSuite.

AvaTax for NetSuite 6

AvaTax for NetSuite release 6.3, August 31, 2018


  • AvaTax for NetSuite now compatible with NetSuite 2018.2


  • Pass header location as ReportingLocation when present
  • Performance and stability improvements


  • Fixed an issue where sales tax does not display in web store properly
  • Fixed an issue where a transaction would continue to save when the "Abort Save Operation on Tax Calculation Errors for Web Services" option was enabled
  • Fixed an issue where the error “Cannot read property ‘0’ of undefined” is thrown when creating an invoice


AvaTax for NetSuite release 6.2, May 11, 2018


  • Fixed an issue for some users that were experiencing "Unexpected error" messages when editing a Credit Memo.
  • Fixed an issue that would result in a "Please choose an item to add" error message when editing a sub-tab other than the item.


AvaTax for NetSuite release 6.1.1, April 23, 2018 


  • Fixed an issue when fetching shipping address values (e.g. shipcity) was taking longer than expected.


AvaTax for NetSuite release 6.1, January 30, 2018 


  • Fixed the issue that was causing the exemption certificate number to be overwritten on the customer master record when you created a transaction through the web store 
  • Fixed the issue where tax wasn't recalculated when a custom discount was applied while creating a transaction through the SCIS module

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AvaTax for NetSuite 5

AvaTax for NetSuite release 5.9.1, August 10, 2017


  • Fixed the issue where tax wasn't correctly calculated for returns created using SuiteCommerce InStore (SCIS)

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AvaTax for NetSuite 4

AvaTax for NetSuite release 4.9.1, December 16, 2015


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AvaTax for NetSuite 3.9

AvaTax for NetSuite release 3.9.2, December 13, 2013


  • Added the option to send the Customer ID along with the auto-generated number

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AvaTax for NetSuite 3.8

AvaTax for NetSuite release 3.8, July 9, 2013


  • Tax Included Option: Tax Included Option is no available to include tax in the item price. When set, the Tax amount will calculated on an amount that the item price minus the applicable tax.

  • Tax Included Capability Checkbox in AvaTax Configuration: By checking this feature you will be able to use Tax Included option at Transaction Level.

  • Tax Include Checkbox at Transaction Level: Tax Include Checkbox will be visible only when you check Tax Included Capability feature in AvaTax Configuration. Tax include checkbox will let you save the item price either as tax inclusive or tax exclusive. To save the base price as the tax inclusive price, place a check mark on the Tax Include box. To save the base price as the tax exclusive price, clear the Tax Included box.

  • Customer Field in Recalculation Batch: With this new field you get a feature to filter your batch according to the customer you select.


  • Adding Description Line item in all Sales Transactions: Adding lines on sales transactions with just a description will not require AVATAX Tax Code to save the transaction.

  • Create order from Web Service: Certain customer experienced an issue creating an order from Web Services, this has been corrected.

  • Make Transaction with Inactive Customer: You can now create a transaction with inactive customer.

  • Shopping Cart Optimizations: Shopping cart operations have been optimized for processing speed.

  • Faster Customer Creation: Customer creation has been optimized for processing speed. Now creating a customer is much faster than before.

  • Cash refund processing: Cash Refund Processing can be done both ways i.e. with and without posting period feature enablement.

  • Activating or Inactivating Vendor through Custom Script: Now you can use custom scripts to active or inactive a vendor.

  • Customer names can contain more than 50 Characters: You can now create a customer with a customer name more than 50 Characters.

  • Tax Calculation for Canadian Customer: You will get correct value for GST and PST Tax fields upon editing the transaction with Canadian Customer.

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