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Avalara AvaTax for QuickBooks Desktop Release Notes

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

AvaTax Update for QuickBooks Desktop 1.00

AvaTax Update for QuickBooks Desktop release, June 5, 2017


  • Added the Use tax debit GL account option for non-inventory items
  • You can now import the settings of any QuickBooks Desktop company file to the current QuickBooks Desktop company file
  • Added the Enabled for AvaTax CUT field in Vendor Details. If the vendor is enabled for use tax assessment, this field displays Yes.
  • For calculating consumer use tax, you can now:
    • Use the vendor bill location
    • Have vendor bill and state references in GL Entry
  • You can now print a permissions report for all AvaTax Update integration points and their statuses


  • Improved the user interface for Setup Wizard and Preferences
  • The Setup Wizard now displays the progress while assigning AvaTax tax item to items


  • Fixed the "Object reference not set to an instance of an object" error that occurred while voiding or adjusting an invoice 
  • Fixed the "ATS-291: Index was out of range" error that occurred when the line index was either non-negative or less than the size of the collection
  • Fixed QuickBooks Desktop status code 3340 and 3175 errors 
  • Fixed the "There is an error in XML document (2,2)" error that occurred while calculating consumer use tax for a vendor bill
  • Fixed the error that occurred while recalculating sales tax for transactions that appeared in the error list
  • Fixed the issue where an incorrect address was passed for Enter bills
  • Fixed the issue where transactions couldn't be added to the error list in QuickBooks Desktop
  • Fixed the issue where notifications were sent in multi-user environment while accessing preferences
  • Fixed the issue where the sales tax was calculated several times for a transaction
  • Fixed the issue where the address batch validation utility didn't validate the customer's ship-to addresses
  • Fixed the issue where the AvalaraEventCallback.dll stopped working while recalculating sales tax for all the transactions in the error list
  • Fixed the issue that occurred if the LastDocID was used instead of the LastDocCode during reconciliation
  • Fixed the following issues in the reconciliation utility:
    • The utility didn't reopen if it was closed while reconciling
    • The utility stopped while reconciling invoices  

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