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Respond to a document request

This article applies to:AvaTax

Exemption requests sent from AvaTax Exemptions or CertCapture are completed using CertExpress. Requests include a secure link or a request code to copy and paste at


  1. Open the link in your document request to open CertExpress in your web browser.
    • Alternatively, copy the eight-digit request code from the email and paste it into the Enter Request Code box at
    • If you receive an error message indicating the request or account is expired, contact the sender to receive a new request
  2. Accept the terms and conditions to continue.
  3. Select Add a Document to complete a new exemption document.

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  4. Choose the state and exempt reason to apply to your purchase and then select Next.
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  5. Complete the required fields and then select Next.
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  6. Enter your name, title, and signature, and then select Next to complete the exemption document.

CertExpress processes your document and sends it to the requester.

About CertExpress

Sign up for a free CertExpress account and have one place to create and store compliance documents, track your documents and companies you purchase from, and manage future requests.

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