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August 25, 2020 - Version 5.39.4

Version 5.39.4 of the Communications Customer Portal has been released.

This release includes no new features.

 

August 25, 2020 - Release 2009.1

This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) and Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard contains no new features.

See the TM_00503_AFC_Tax_Changes guide for details about rate changes and other tax changes included in this release.

The next monthly enhancement or update for Avalara AvaTax for Communications License products is scheduled as follows: 

  • 2010 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) – September 24, 2020
  • 2010 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard – September 24, 2020

July 28, 2020 - Version 5.39.1 (sandbox release)

Version 5.39.1 of the Communications Customer Portal has been released to the sandbox environment.

This release includes no new features.

July 27, 2020 - Release 2008.1

This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) and Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard contains no new features.

See the TM_00503_AFC_Tax_Changes guide for details about rate changes and other tax changes included in this release.

The next monthly enhancement or update for Avalara AvaTax for Communications License products is scheduled as follows: 

  • 2009 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) – August 25, 2020
  • 2009 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard – August 25, 2020

July 9, 2020 - Release 2007.2

Due to some late content changes at the end of the month, we have a second content release for the month of July. The July 2020 monthly update (version AFC 2007.2) is now available. 

This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) and Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard contains a number of rate changes. See the TM_00503_AFC_Tax_Changes guide for additional details on rate changes and other tax changes included in this release.

The next monthly enhancement or update for Avalara AvaTax for Communications License products is scheduled as follows: 

  • 2008 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) – July 27, 2020
  • 2008 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard – July 27, 2020

June 11, 2020 - Version 5.38.0

Version 5.38.0 of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) has been released.

This release contains no new features.

June 24, 2020 - Release 2007.1

This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) and Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard contains the following updates:

Fixed:

  • PCode 0 has been restored as a valid PCode for the United States of America.

This release includes the following tax changes:

See the TM_00503_AFC_Tax_Changes guide for additional details on rate changes and other tax changes included in this release.

The next monthly enhancement or update for Avalara AvaTax for Communications License products is scheduled as follows: 

  • 2008 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) – July 27, 2020
  • 2008 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard – July 27, 2020

June 1, 2020 - Version 5.38.0 (sandbox release)

Version 5.38.0 of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) has been released to the sandbox environment.

This release contains no new features.

May 21, 2020 - Release 2006.1

This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) and Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard contains no new software enhancements.

This release includes the following tax changes:

See the TM_00503_AFC_Tax_Changes guide for additional details on rate changes and other tax changes included in this release.

The next monthly enhancement or update for Avalara AvaTax for Communications License products is scheduled as follows: 

  • 2007 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) – June 24, 2020
  • 2007 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard – June 24, 2020

May 11, 2020 - Version 5.37.0

Version 5.37.0 of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) has been released.

This release contains the following updates:

Changed:

  • An HTTP 400 status code is now returned when the content of an API request (UTF-16) doesn't match the content-type header (UTF-8). This previously returned an HTTP 500 status code.
  • AvaTax for Communications REST SDK packages have been updated with the 5.37 updates.

May 4, 2020 - Version 5.37.0 (sandbox release)

Version 5.37.0 of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) has been released to the sandbox environment.

This release contains the following updates:

Changed:

  • An HTTP 400 status code is now returned when the content of an API request (UTF-16) doesn't match the content-type header (UTF-8). This previously returned an HTTP 500 status code.
  • AvaTax for Communications REST SDK packages have been updated with the 5.37 updates.

April 23, 2020 - Release 2005.1

This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) and Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard contains no new software enhancements.

See the TM_00503_AFC_Tax_Changes guide for details on rate changes and other tax changes included in this release.

The next monthly enhancement or update for Avalara AvaTax for Communications License products is scheduled as follows: 

  • 2006 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) – May 21, 2020
  • 2006 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard – May 21, 2020

April 21, 2020 - Version 5.36.0

Version 5.36.0 of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) contains the following changes:

  • The Sale field on a request is now written to Aurora correctly.
    • A new SaleType field is available for reports.
    • Shows the value entered in the request (0, 1, 2, or 3) rather than a bit (0 or 1).
  • Invalid credentials that are not base64-decodable now return an HTTP 401 status code rather than an HTTP 500 status code.
  • The REST Demo Application and related code samples have been updated to use Basic Authentication:
  • The AllProfiles field has been removed from the Customization endpoints.
    • AllProfiles is no longer returned in GetProfiles.
    • AllProfiles can no longer be set in SetConfig, SetBundles, SetExclusions, or SetOverrides.
  • The following REST SDK Packages are now available on https://github.com/Avalara/Communications-Developer-Content/tree/master/afc_saaspro_tax/afc_rest_apis/SDK
    • csharp
    • csharp-netcore
    • java
    • javascript
    • perl
    • php
    • powershell
    • python
    • ruby

April 13, 2020 - Version 5.36.0 (sandbox release)

Version 5.36.0 of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) has been released to the sandbox environment.

This release contains the following changes:

  • The Sale field on a request is now written to Aurora correctly.
    • A new SaleType field is available for reports.
    • Shows the value entered in the request (0, 1, 2, or 3) rather than a bit (0 or 1).
  • Invalid credentials that are not base64-decodable now return an HTTP 401 status code rather than an HTTP 500 status code.
  • The REST Demo Application and related code samples have been updated to use Basic Authentication:
  • The AllProfiles field has been removed from the Customization endpoints.
    • AllProfiles is no longer returned in GetProfiles.
    • AllProfiles can no longer be set in SetConfig, SetBundles, SetExclusions, or SetOverrides.
  • The following REST SDK Packages are now available on https://github.com/Avalara/Communications-Developer-Content/tree/master/afc_saaspro_tax/afc_rest_apis/SDK
    • csharp
    • csharp-netcore
    • java
    • javascript
    • perl
    • php
    • powershell
    • python
    • ruby

March 25, 2020 - Release 2005.1

This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) and Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard contains no new software enhancements.

See the TM_00503_AFC_Tax_Changes guide for details on rate changes and other tax changes included in this release.

The next monthly enhancement or update for Avalara AvaTax for Communications License products is scheduled as follows: 

  • 2006 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) – May 21, 2020
  • 2006 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard – May 21, 2020

February 24, 2020 - Release 2003.1

This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) and Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard contains no new software enhancements.

This release includes the following tax changes:

  • 5 new Tax Types
  • 4 updated T/S Pair descriptions:
    • The T/S Pairs related to toll-free numbers have been updated to indicate that one transaction should be sent per phone number to return the toll-free number registration fee correctly.

See the TM_00503_AFC_Tax_Changes guide for additional details on these changes.

The next monthly enhancement or update for AvaTax for Communications SaaS products is scheduled as follows: 

  • 2004 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) – March 25, 2020
  • 2004 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard – March 25, 2020

February 21, 2020 - SDK packages for REST v2

The following REST v2 SDK packages are now available on GitHub

All SDK packages are generated using the open source API tools from openapi-generator.csharp.

February 10, 2020 - Version 5.35.2

Version 5.35.2 of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) contains the following enhancement:

  • Basic authentication (basic auth) has been implemented for REST v2 and REST v1.  
    • Authentication with a Base64 encoded username:password string continues to work as normal.

January 27, 2020 - Release 2002.1

This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) and Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard contains no new software enhancements.

This release includes the following tax changes:

See the TM_00503_AFC_Tax_Changes guide for details on these changes.

The next monthly enhancement or update for AvaTax for Communications SaaS products is scheduled as follows: 

  • 2003 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard – February 24, 2019
  • 2003 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) – February 24, 2019

December 20, 2019 - Release 2001.1

This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) and Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard contains no new software enhancements.

This release includes the following tax changes:

See the TM_00503_AFC_Tax_Changes guide for details on these changes.

The next monthly enhancement or update for AvaTax for Communications SaaS products is scheduled as follows: 

  • 2002 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard – January 27, 2019
  • 2002 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) – January 27, 2019

December 12, 2019 - Version 5.34.1

Version 5.34.1 of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) contains the following bug fix:

  • The CountryISO field in the /api/v1/Location/Address response was recently updated from CountryISO to CountryIso.  This update reverts the field back to CountryISO to prevent the possibility of failures if the client is looking for the specific CountryISO field.

November 21, 2019 - Version 5.34.0

Version 5.34.0 of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) contains the following enhancements:

  • The following REST v2 Geo Batch API endpoints have been added:
    • Upload (POST): /api/v2/geo/batch/Upload - upload an address or latitude/longitude CSV file for geolocation processing.  Returns a Process Id to be used in the Status and Log endpoints
    • Status (GET): /api/v2/geo/batch/Status/{id} - check the status of the Process Id provided.  Get the links for the input and output file downloads
    • Log (GET): /api/v2/geo/batch/log/{id} - view the process log details for the provided Process Id
  • REST Profile updates are now applied to the session upon session creation or, if the session has already been initialized, after 15 minutes
  • Line Item-level optional fields now override duplicate invoice-level optional fields
    • Line item optional fields with duplicate key values that are not null or whitespace should override invoice level optional fields
  • Optional fields used within /api/v2/afc/Commit are now truncated to 150 characters
  • REST v1 Calculate Taxes requests no longer generate an HTTP 500 error when a bill-to or origination location is not specified.  Instead, an HTTP 400 error along with a clear message is returned.

November 26, 2019 - Release 1912.1

  • This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) and Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard contains no new software enhancements.
  • The release includes the following bug fix:
    • Resolved an issue where bundles passed dynamically in API calls were rejected as invalid T/S pairs for tax-inclusive calculations. 
  • This release includes the following tax changes:

See the TM_00503_AFC_Tax_Changes guide for details on these changes.

The next monthly enhancement or update for AvaTax for Communications SaaS products is scheduled as follows: 

  • 2001 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard – December 20, 2019
  • 2001 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) – December 20, 2019

October 24, 2019 - Release 1911.1

  • This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) and Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard contains no new software enhancements.

The next monthly enhancement or update for AvaTax for Communications SaaS products is scheduled as follows: 

  • 1912 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard – November 26, 2019
  • 1912 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) – November 26, 2019

October 17, 2019 - Version 5.33.0

Version 5.33.0 of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) contains the following software enhancement:

  • Performance enhancements introduced to improve CalcTaxes request times when using a profile containing a large override file.

September 25, 2019 - Version 5.32.1

Version 5.32.1 of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) contains the following new features.

  • The bundle package limit has been increased to 200 bundle packages that can be applied. The previous limit was 50.

  • Client profile can now be viewed via the /api/v2/profiles/GetProfiles api:
    • RequestedClientId is your Client ID
    • Set RequestedProfileId to 0 to see all profiles or a specific Profile Id to see items associated with that profile
    • ItemType is used to specify the type of profile:
      • All returns all item types
      • Additional options include Configuration, Bundle, Exclusion, and Override
    • For more information about Account Customizations, see Account Customization.
  • The tax session length is now set to expire every 8 hours.
    • This will reduce the maximum time for a configuration change to be applied to the tax calculation from 18 hours to 8 hours. 
  • When passing an invalid address to /api/v2/afc/PCode, the "Value cannot be null" error is no longer returned. Instead, an object with as much information as possible is returned.

September 25, 2019 - Release 1910.1

  • This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (SOAP), Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST), and Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard contains the following software enhancements:
    • The bundle package limit has been increased to 200 bundle packages that can be applied.
  • On January 31, 2020, Avalara will employ industry security standards and will require a Secure FTP (SFTP) connection in the AvaTax for Communications platform. The non-secure FTP Port 21 will be disabled and will no longer be used for transmitting data. This will impact any customers using ftp.billsoft.com with the legacy insecure FTP protocol. Any customers who continue to use legacy FTP after January 31, 2020 will be unable to connect. Customers already using SFTP should be unaffected by this change.  For more information, see Avalara Applies Industry FTP Security Standards: Migrating ftp.billsoft.com to only support Secure FTP (SFTP).

The next monthly enhancement or update for AvaTax for Communications SaaS products is scheduled as follows: 

  • 1911 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard – October 24, 2019
  • 1911 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (SOAP) – October 24, 2019

August 27, 2019 - Release 1909.1

  • This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (SOAP), Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST), and Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard contains no new software enhancements.
  • Four new Tax Types are now available. See the TM_00503_AFC_Tax_Changes page for details.

The next monthly enhancement or update for AvaTax for Communications SaaS products is scheduled as follows: 

  • 1910 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard – September 25, 2019
  • 1910 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (SOAP) – September 25, 2019

August 10, 2019 - Version 5.31.2

This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) contains the following software enhancements.

  • You can now look up PCODEs based on NPANXX or FIPS numbers via /api/v2/afc/PCode.
  • When data for a Commit transaction fails to write to the database, the transaction now fails and returns an HTTP 500 error. 
  • In REST v2, when required fields are missing, an HTTP 200 status code is now returned with an error message.

July 25, 2019 - Release 1908.1

  • This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (SOAP), Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST), and Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard contains no new software enhancements.
  • Two new Tax Types, 4 Transaction/Service Pairs, and 11 countries are now available. See the TM_00503_AFC_Tax_Changes page for details.

The next monthly enhancement or update for AvaTax for Communications SaaS products is scheduled as follows: 

  • 1909 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard – August 27, 2019
  • 1909 AvaTax for Communications – August 27, 2019

June 2019 - Version 5.30

Version 5.30 of the Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) contains the following new features.

  • Explorer has been re-enabled for REST reporting.

    • The Transaction Detail template is limited to pulling 31 days of data.  The 31-day value may be limited further for larger clients with more data

    • Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (SOAP) user: continue to submit a support case for reporting requests.

    • The Reconciliation and Transaction Overview templates are no longer available.  Add or remove columns and filters on the Transaction Detail template to create reports.

  • New fields have been added to the /api/v2/afc/calctaxes endpoint and Explorer for reporting purposes.
    Key Description Found in...
    qty

    Quantity

    • Quantity to be applied to the line item - taxation is equivalent to repeating the item the number of times of the quantity.
    • Positive integer greater than or equal to 1
    • Quantity not supported on Tax Inclusive or Prorated line transactions.
    LineItem
    glref

    General Ledger Reference

    • Optional field for use in reporting
    LineItem
    proadj

    Pro-Rated Adjustment Type

    • Defines the adjustment type for pro-rated credit or adjustment calculations.
      • 0: Default
      • 1: Don't return non-proratable fixed taxes in the response
      • 2: Return non-proratable fixed taxes in the response
    LineItem
    acct

    Account Reference

    • Optional field for use in reporting
    Invoice
    custref

    Customer Reference

    • Optional field for use in reporting
    Invoice
    invn

    Invoice Number Reference

    • Optional field for use in reporting
    Invoice
    bcyc

    Bill Cycle Reference

    • Optional field for use in reporting
    Invoice
    bpd

    BillingPeriod object

    • Optional object for passing billing period
    • Fields included in BillingPeriod:
    Key Description
    month Billing period month
    year Billing period year

     

    Invoice

    ccycd

    Currency Code

    Invoice
    cfg

    RequestConfig object

    • Define what data is returned in the response
    • Fields included in RequestConfig:
    Key Description
    retnb

    Return Non-Billable Taxes

    • Flag indicating if non-billable taxes should be returned.
      • true: Return non-billable taxes.  Setting retnb to true overrides the account-level setting.
      • false: Don't return non-billable taxes.
    • Defaults to the account-level setting if not provided
    retext

    Return Extended Data

    • Flag indicating if extended tax information should be returned in the response.
      • true: Return the extended tax information.
      • false: Don't return extended tax information.
    • Forces Return Detail (dtl) to true
    • The return list resulting from this configuration option may change over time as additional data elements are added. 
    incrf

    Return Reporting Information

    • Flag indicating if reporting information should be returned in the response.
      • true: Return the reporting information.
      • false: Don't return reporting information.
    • The return list resulting from this configuration option may change over time as additional data elements are added. 

     

    CalcTaxesRequest
    incrf

    ReportingInformation object

    • Returns reporting information if incrf in RequestConfig is set to true.
    • Fields included in ReportingInformation:
    Key Description
    acct Account Rerence
    custref Customer Reference
    invn Invoice Number Reference
    bcyc Bill Cycle Reference
    ccycd Currency Code for invoice
    ccydesc Currency Description
    InvoiceResult
    taxpcd

    Taxing PCode

    • Returns the PCode for taxing jurisdiction
    • Only returned if retext in RequestConfig is set to true
    Tax and SummarizedTax
    usexm

    Use Exempted flag

    • Indicates if the tax was user exempted
    • Only returned if retext in RequestConfig is set to true
    Tax and SummarizedTax
    notax

    No Tax Transaction

    • Flag indicating if the its is a no tax entry
      • True: No tax entry
      • False: Taxes returned
    • If not taxes are returned, this entry is to convey the tax jurisdiction used in the response
    • Only returned if retext in RequestConfig is set to true
    Tax and SummarizedTax
    trans

    Transaction Type

    • Transaction Type used to calculate the tax
    • For bundles: Specific bundled item 
    • Only returned if retext in RequestConfig is set to true
    Tax and SummarizedTax
    svc

    Service Type

    • Service Type used to calculate the tax
    • For bundles: Specific bundled item 
    • Only returned if retext in RequestConfig is set to true
    Tax and SummarizedTax
    chg

    Charge

    • Charge used to calculate the tax
    • For bundles: Percentage of charge applied to bundled item
    • For tax inclusive calls: The calculated charge 
    • Only returned if retext in RequestConfig is set to true
    Tax and SummarizedTax
  • New fields have been added to Explorer for reporting purposes.

    Field Description
    Currency Code The Currency Code used on the transaction.
    Taxing Jurisdiction PCode The PCode for the taxing jurisdiction.  This can be different from the Reporting PCode.
    User Exempt Flag indicating if the tax has been exempted by the user via Exemptions (exms)
    Is No Tax Transaction Flag indicating that the transaction processed successfully but returned no taxes
    Initial Commit Status Field indicating the initial commit status of the transaction
  • Implemented automatic conversion of unsupported countries

    • Valid but unsupported countries no longer return an error.  The response contains no taxes.

    • Using the retext configuration option within a request returns no taxes, but the Unsupported Country PCode (5190000).

  • A Currency Code can now be set for the invoice and used in Explorer for reporting purposes

    • Tax calculations are not impacted by currency code.

  • Bridge Conferencing functionality has been removed from Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) v2 and Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) v1.

June 24, 2019 - Release 1907.1

This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (SOAP), Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST), and Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard contains no new enhancements

Note that Updated Release (UPR) files may be distributed after the 1907.1 release to accommodate mid-year late-breaking tax changes.  The News Flash will be updated with details.

The next monthly enhancement or update for AvaTax for Communications SaaS products is scheduled as follows: 

  • 1908 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard – July 25, 2019
  • 1908 AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro – July 25, 2019

May 23, 2019 - Release 1906.1

AvaTax for Communications SaaS product documentation is now online.  See the News Flash for more information.

This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard and Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) contain no new enhancements.

This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (SOAP) has the following enhancements:

  • Reporting in Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (SOAP) now contains the Quantity field.  
  • The Quantity field is not currently available in the Customer Portal Reporting or Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST).

The next monthly enhancement or update for AvaTax for Communications SaaS products is scheduled as follows: 

  • 1907 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard – June 24, 2019
  • 1907 AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro – June 24, 2019

May 2019 - Version 5.29

This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) has the following enhancements:

  • Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) now supports Zip-only tax calculations.
    • If the city or county name does not match and a postal code is provided, jurisdiction determination is retried with Zip only.
    • Includes USA (5 or 9 digit Zip Code) and Canada (6 byte Postal Code with or without a dash) 
    • Supports full state names (for example, Alaska or Quebec) and full country names (for example, Switzerland or United States of America)
    • Ignores spacing and punctuation in the city and county names
  • Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) bundled tax calculations now return summarized taxes when more than one bundle item returns the same tax type.

April 24, 2019 - Release 1905.1

AvaTax for Communications SaaS product documentation is now online.  See the News Flash for more information.

This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard and Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) contain no new enhancements

This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (SOAP) has the following enhancements:

  • Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (SOAP) has entered into software maintenance mode, effective March 1, 2019.  Tax rates and tax logic updates will continue to be updated as normal.  See the News Flash for more information.

The next monthly enhancement or update for AvaTax for Communications SaaS products is scheduled as follows: 

  • 1906 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard – May 24, 2019
  • 1906 AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro – May 24, 2019

March 26, 2019 - Release 1904.1

This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard and Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) contain no new enhancements

This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (SOAP) has the following enhancements:

  • Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (SOAP) has entered into software maintenance mode, effective March 1, 2019.  Tax rates and tax logic updates will continue to be updated as normal.  See the News Flash for more information.

The next monthly enhancement or update for AvaTax for Communications SaaS products is scheduled as follows: 

  • 1905 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard – April 24, 2019
  • 1905 AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro – April 24, 2019

February 22, 2019 - Release 1903.1 

This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard and Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) contain no new enhancements

This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (SOAP) has the following enhancements:

  • Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (SOAP) will enter into software maintenance mode, effective March 1, 2019.  Tax rates and tax logic updates will continue to be updated as normal.  See the News Flash for more information.
  • There is now a SOAP Sandbox where you can test transactions. See How do I test a SOAP Transaction for details.
    • The SOAP Sandbox is not intended for load testing purposes.
  • See the News Flash for information about:
    • Upcoming WSDL endpoint changes for SOAP.
    • Unencrypted web traffic to the AFC SOAP servers to be discontinued. 

The next monthly enhancement or update for AvaTax for Communications SaaS products is scheduled as follows: 

  • 1904 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard – March 26, 2019
  • 1904 AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro – March 26, 2019

January 25, 2019 - Release 1902.1 

This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard and Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) contain no new enhancements

This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (SOAP) has the following enhancements:

  • There is now a SOAP Sandbox where you can test transactions. See How do I test a SOAP Transaction for details.
  • See the News Flash for information about:
    • Upcoming WSDL endpoint changes for SOAP.
    • Unencrypted web traffic to the AFC SOAP servers to be discontinued. 

The next monthly enhancement or update for AvaTax for Communications SaaS products is scheduled as follows: 

  • 1903 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard – February 22, 2019
  • 1903 AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro – February 22, 2019

December 21, 2018 - Release 1901.1 

This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard and SaaS Pro contains no new enhancements for REST or SOAP. 

  • See the News Flash for information about upcoming WSDL endpoint changes for SOAP.

The next monthly enhancement or update for AvaTax for Communications SaaS products is scheduled as follows: 

  • 1902 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard – January 25, 2019
  • 1902 AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro – January 25, 2019

November 21, 2018 - Release 1812.1 

This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard and SaaS Pro contains no new enhancements.

The next monthly enhancement or update for AvaTax for Communications SaaS products is scheduled as follows: 

  • 1901 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard – December 21, 2018
  • 1901 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro – December 21, 2018

October 25, 2018 - Release 1811.1

This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard and SaaS Pro contains the following enhancements.

  • These countries and country codes are now available.
Country Name Country Code ISO Code PCODE
Andorra  114 AND 5510000
Cayman Islands 115 CYM 5520000
Paraguay     116 PRY 5530000
Curacao  117 CUW 5540000

 

  • This state is now available:
Country Name State Code Country PCODE State Abbreviation
Hong Kong 165 China 5101401 HK

 

The next monthly enhancement or update for AvaTax for Communications SaaS products is scheduled as follows: 

  • 1812 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard – November 21, 2018
  • 1812 Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro – November 21, 2018

September 25, 2018 - Release 1810.1  

  • This release of Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard and SaaS Pro contains no new enhancements or updates.

 

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