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Create Tax Codes for Canada

This article applies to:Avalara AvaTax for NetSuite

In order to calculate tax in Canada, create two tax codes, and then group them.

Create a tax code and group in NetSuite

  1. In order to create a tax code in NetSuite, go to Setup > Accounting > Tax Codes > New. Then, choose Canada. The Tax Code page displays.
  2. In Tax Name, type AVATAX-GST or AVATAX-PST.
  3. In Display Name/Code, type AVATAX-GST or AVATAX-PST.
  4. In Rate, type 0.00.
  5. In Tax Type, choose GST/HST or PST.
  6. In Tax Agency, choose Avalara. If Avalara isn't in the list, add it now.
     
    1. To add Avalara as a tax agency, click +.
    2. In Category, click Tax Agency.
    3. In Company Name, type Avalara, and then click Save.
  7. In Tax Account, choose the tax control account where sales tax payable should accrue, and then click Save. If there's no tax control account, create a tax control account in NetSuite, and then try this step again.
  8. Go to Setup > Accounting > Tax Groups > New.
  9. In Tax Code, type AVATAX-CAN.
  10. Type a description in the Description field (optional).
  11. In GST/HST, select AVATAX-GST.
  12. In PST, select AVATAX-PST, and then click Save.
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Create a tax code and group in NetSuite OneWorld

  1. Go to Setup > Accounting > Tax Codes > New. Then, select Canada. The Tax Code page displays.
  2. In Tax Name, type AVATAX-GST or AVATAX-PST.
  3. In Display Name/Code, type AVATAX-GST or AVATAX-PST.
  4. In Subsidiary, choose one or more subsidiaries.
  5. In Rate, type 0.00.
  6. In Tax Type, select GST/HST or PST.
  7. In Tax Agency, select Avalara. If Avalara isn't in the list, add it now.
     
    1. To add Avalara as a tax agency, click +.
    2. In Category, click Tax Agency.
    3. In Company Name, type Avalara, and then click Save.
  8. In Tax Account, choose the tax control account where sales tax payable should accrue, and then click Save. If there's no tax control account, create a tax control account in NetSuite, and then try this step again.
  9. Go to Setup > Accounting > Tax Groups > New. Then, select Canada. The Tax Group page displays.
  10. In Tax Code, type AVATAX-CAN.
  11. In Subsidiary, choose one or more subsidiaries. To select more than one subsidiary, hold down ctrl and click additional selections.
  12. In GST/HST, select AVATAX-GST.
  13. In PST, select AVATAX-PST, and then click Save.
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