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This document applies only to Enterprise customers. Content last updated 2020-01-14.
Schedule Transaction Importer (STI) tool
Avalara Excise has two Schedule Transaction Importer (STI) methods for importing records:
- The STI widget, built into the cloud-based Avalara Excise
- The STI tool, an optional external application.
|Feature||STI widget (runs in the cloud based Avalara Excise)||STI tool (runs on Windows)|
|Import transactions and master data (e.g. locations, business entities & accounts, etc.)||Yes||Yes|
|Import master data (e.g. locations, business entities & accounts, etc.) separately||Yes||Yes|
|Import records from Excel or CSV files||Yes||Yes|
|Use custom scenarios, profiles and mappers (additional fees)
||Yes (see Additional fees, below)||Yes (see Additional fees, below)|
|Connect to and import records from SQL databases||No||Yes|
|Can be called by other programs as part of a customer's automation.||No||Yes|
The STI tool is updated quarterly and routine version upgrades to custom scenarios, profiles and mappers are at no additional fee. Customization can be arranged with your Customer Account Manager or Professional Services Consultant.
Schedule Transaction Importer Tool
The STI tool looks like this:
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