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AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro SOAP API testing

SOAP API Testing

Using the Sandbox SOAP Environment

There are two endpoints for testing the SOAP Sandbox – one for Telecom taxes and one for Sales and Use taxes.

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Note

Data in the Sandbox will be purged periodically by Avalara and should not be used for official compliance reporting purposes.

Your Sandbox SOAP account can be used for testing the following:

  • Any SOAP API call or request (tax calculation, lookups, or other)
  • Compliance Reports via communicationsua.avalara.net
  • Transaction Detail Reports via communicationsua.avalara.net
  • Configuration changes including Overrides, Exclusions, and Bundle customizations

Your Sandbox SOAP account cannot be used for the following:

  • Production API calls
  • Any transactions related to official compliance reporting

REST API Testing

Using the Sandbox REST Environment

The following RESTv2 endpoints are available for tax calculation testing in the REST Sandbox environment:

More information about the RESTv2 API can be found on the Developer Content page: https://communicationsua.avalara.net/API/AFCSaaSProTax

Your Sandbox REST account can be used for testing the following:

  • REST API calls (tax calculation, lookups, or other)
  • Compliance Reports via communicationsua.avalara.net
  • Transaction Detail Reports via communicationsua.avalara.net
  • Configuration changes including Overrides, Exclusions, and Bundle customizations

Your Sandbox REST account cannot be used for the following:

  • Production API calls
  • Any transactions related to official compliance reporting
  • Load testing

Using Test Servers

In some cases, one or more test servers may be needed for clients performing large-scale testing. In this case, a unique URL will be provided for sending through requests. Contact your Avalara Communications Business Unit sales representative for more information on this option.

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