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Change your document type in CertCapture

This article applies to:Avalara CertCapture

Tax compliance documents vary based on the nature of your customer's business. Limit your CertCapture operations to a specific document type and more easily manage your customers' sales and use tax certificates, excise documents, VAT forms, or federal withholding forms. CertCapture functions and menus change based on the document type you select.

Select your document type and then request new documents or run document-specific reports.

To enable multiple document types on your account, contact your Customer Account Manager (CAM).

Change document type

The Document Type drop-down is located beside your Company Name. Use it from anywhere in CertCapture to change your document type.

Document type differences in CertCapture

Sales and Use Tax certificates are the default document type in CertCapture. Menus and certain functions change based on the document type you select:

  • Document Report options, Document Invalid reasons, cover letter templates, and the customer import template automatically change to match the document type you select
  • Customers is replaced with Vendors/Payees in buttons, menus, and reports when using the Federal Withholding document type
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