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AFC Tax Changes - T/S Pairs, Tax Types, and Rate Changes

 

Release Version - 2109


New Transaction/Service Pairs

This release of AvaTax for Communications contains the following new or updated Transaction/Service pairs.

Transaction Type

Service Type

Name

Description

Module

Required Input Data

New or Updated

24

60

Software/Software Maintenance Agreement

The purchase of an agreement that covers updates and services of canned software. Purchase of agreement is required as a condition of sale of the software.

Core

Amount

Updated Description

24

60

Software/Software Maintenance Agreement-Mandatory-Canned

The purchase of an agreement that covers updates and services of canned software. Purchase of agreement is required as a condition of sale of the software.

Core

Amount

New Alias

24

694

Software/Software Maintenance Agreement-Optional-Canned

The purchase of an agreement that covers updates and services of canned software. Purchase of agreement is not required as a condition of sale of the software.

Core

Amount

New

24

695

Software/Software Maintenance Agreement-Mandatory-Custom

The purchase of an agreement that covers updates and services of custom software. Purchase of agreement is required as a condition of sale of the software.

Core

Amount

New

24

696

Software/Software Maintenance Agreement-Optional-Custom

The purchase of an agreement that covers updates and services of custom software. Purchase of agreement is not required as a condition of sale of the software.

Core

Amount

New

24

699

Software/Software Maint Agreement-Mandatory-Downloaded

The purchase of an agreement that covers updates and services of electronically downloaded software. Purchase of agreement is required as a condition of sale of the software.

Core

Amount

New

24

700

Software/Software Maint Agreement-Mandatory-Load and Leave

The purchase of an agreement that covers updates and services of load and leave software. Purchase of agreement is required as a condition of sale of the software.

Core

Amount

New

24

702

Software/Software Maint Agreement-Mandatory-Remote Access

The purchase of an agreement that covers updates and services of remotely accessed software. Purchase of agreement is required as a condition of sale of the software.

Core

Amount

New

24

703

Software/Software Maint Agreement-Optional-Downloaded

The purchase of an agreement that covers updates and services of electronically downloaded software. Purchase of agreement is not required as a condition of sale of the software.

Core

Amount

New

24

704

Software/Software Maint Agreement-Optional-Load and Leave

The purchase of an agreement that covers updates and services of load and leave software. Purchase of agreement is not required as a condition of sale of the software.

Core

Amount

New

24

705

Software/Software Maint Agreement-Optional-Remote Access

The purchase of an agreement that covers updates and services of remotely accessed software. Purchase of agreement is not required as a condition of sale of the software.

Core

Amount

New

 

This release of AvaTax for Communications contains the following new or updated Transaction/Service pairs available for use as Telecom and SAU.   

The Telecom and SAU Transaction/Service pairs are only available for use within the United States, and are only available to Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) v2 and Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Standard users.

The Telecom and SAU Transaction/Service pairs are not available for use with Avalara AvaTax for Communications License or AvaTax for Communications Viewer (Telecom). Using these Transaction/Service pairs in those environments will result in an error.

Transaction Type

Service Type

Name

Description

Module

Required Input Data

New or Updated

24

492

Software/Modified Charges

Charges to modify canned software for a specific user.

SAU

Amount

New

New Tax Types

This release of AvaTax for Communications contains no new or updated Tax Types.

 

Tax Changes

The following tax changes were incorporated into this release of AvaTax for Communications:

United States:

Jurisdiction Change Description
Arkansas State Deaf and Disabled Fund (Tax Types 20 and 285) decreased to $0.01 per line effective 10/1/2021.
Connecticut Based on Connecticut Special Notice 2021(3), updated logic on Amusement Tax (Tax Type 557) at all levels to remove Admissions (T/S pair 3/687).
Georgia Based on Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. 560-12-2-.111(5)(c), updated logic on Sales Tax (Tax Type 1 and 33) at all levels to tax software maintenance agreement (T/S pair 24/60) at 50% of sales price.
Virginia Based on 23 Va. Admin. Code 10-210-910(B), updated logic on Sales Tax (Tax Type 1, 33, and 273) at all levels to tax software maintenance agreement (T/S pair 24/60) at 50% of sales price.

International:

Jurisdiction Change Description
Canada, Alberta E911 (Tax Type 10) was decreased to $0.00 per line effective 9/1/2021. E911 Wireless (Tax Type 44) was implemented at $0.95 per line effective 9/1/2021.

Other Tax Changes

The Other Tax rate changes included in this release are listed below. Tax Levels are as follows: 0=Federal; 1=State; 2=County; 3=Local; 4=Unincorporated

State County City Type Level Rate Change Data Bracket Eff. Date
AL TALLADEGA OAK GROVE POLICE JURIS 188 3 0 Decrease Rate n/a 7/1/2021
AL TALLADEGA OAK GROVE POLICE JURIS 590 3 0 Decrease Rate n/a 7/1/2021
AR     20 1 0.01 Decrease Per Line 0 to 100 10/1/2021
AR     20 1 0 Decrease Per Line 100 to UNL 10/1/2021
AR     285 1 0.01 Decrease Fixed Amount n/a 10/1/2021
AR     285 1 0.01 Decrease Per Line n/a 10/1/2021
CT FAIRFIELD BRIDGEPORT 557 3 0 Decrease Rate n/a 7/1/2021
CT FAIRFIELD BRIDGEPORT HARBOR YARD AMPHITHEATRE 557 3 0 Decrease Rate n/a 7/1/2021
CT FAIRFIELD BRIDGEPORT WEBSTER BANK ARENA 557 3 0 Decrease Rate n/a 7/1/2021
CT     557 1 0 Decrease Rate n/a 7/1/2021
KY ANDERSON   10 2 0 Decrease Per Line 0 to 25 7/1/2021
KY ANDERSON   10 2 0 Decrease Per Line 25 to UNL 7/1/2021
KY MUHLENBERG   10 2 0 Decrease Per Line 0 to 25 6/1/2021
KY MUHLENBERG   10 2 0 Decrease Per Line 25 to UNL 6/1/2021
TX JONES ABILENE 10 3 0.62 Decrease Per Line 0 to 100 9/1/2021
TX JONES ABILENE 10 3 0 Decrease Per Line 100 to UNL 9/1/2021
TX JONES ABILENE 35 3 5.58 Decrease Per Line 0 to 100 9/1/2021
TX JONES ABILENE 35 3 0 Decrease Per Line 100 to UNL 9/1/2021
TX JONES ABILENE 39 3 7.4 Decrease Per Line 0 to 100 9/1/2021
TX JONES ABILENE 39 3 0 Decrease Per Line 100 to UNL 9/1/2021
TX TAYLOR   10 2 0.62 Decrease Per Line 0 to 100 9/1/2021
TX TAYLOR   10 2 0 Decrease Per Line 100 to UNL 9/1/2021
TX TAYLOR   35 2 5.58 Decrease Per Line 0 to 100 9/1/2021
TX TAYLOR   35 2 0 Decrease Per Line 100 to UNL 9/1/2021
TX TAYLOR   39 2 7.4 Decrease Per Line 0 to 100 9/1/2021
TX TAYLOR   39 2 0 Decrease Per Line 100 to UNL 9/1/2021

Sales Tax Changes

The Sales and Use Tax rate changes included in this release are listed below. Tax Levels are as follows: 1=State; 2=County; 3=Local

State County City Type Level Rate Change Eff. Date
AL MONROE   1 2 0.035 Increase 9/1/2021
AL MONROE   49 2 0.035 Increase 9/1/2021
AL MONROE   321 2 0.035 Increase 9/1/2021
AL MONROE   357 2 0.035 Increase 9/1/2021
AL TALLADEGA OAK GROVE POLICE JURIS 1 3 0 Decrease 7/1/2021
AL TALLADEGA OAK GROVE POLICE JURIS 49 3 0 Decrease 7/1/2021
AL TALLADEGA OAK GROVE POLICE JURIS 321 3 0 Decrease 7/1/2021
AL TALLADEGA OAK GROVE POLICE JURIS 357 3 0 Decrease 7/1/2021
AR BAXTER COTTER 1 3 0.01 Decrease 10/1/2021
AR BAXTER COTTER 49 3 0.01 Decrease 10/1/2021
AR BAXTER COTTER 321 3 0.01 Decrease 10/1/2021
AR BAXTER COTTER 357 3 0.01 Decrease 10/1/2021
AR BOONE HARRISON 1 3 0.0175 Increase 10/1/2021
AR BOONE HARRISON 49 3 0.0175 Increase 10/1/2021
AR BOONE HARRISON 321 3 0.0175 Increase 10/1/2021
AR BOONE HARRISON 357 3 0.0175 Increase 10/1/2021
AR LONOKE   1 2 0.015 Increase 10/1/2021
AR LONOKE   49 2 0.015 Increase 10/1/2021
AR LONOKE   321 2 0.015 Increase 10/1/2021
AR LONOKE   357 2 0.015 Increase 10/1/2021
AR ST FRANCIS FORREST CITY 1 3 0.01875 Increase 10/1/2021
AR ST FRANCIS FORREST CITY 49 3 0.01875 Increase 10/1/2021
AR ST FRANCIS FORREST CITY 321 3 0.01875 Increase 10/1/2021
AR ST FRANCIS FORREST CITY 357 3 0.01875 Increase 10/1/2021
LA ST MARY BALDWIN 1 3 0.0445 Increase 7/1/2021
LA ST MARY BALDWIN 49 3 0.0445 Increase 7/1/2021
LA ST MARY BALDWIN 321 3 0.0445 Increase 7/1/2021
LA ST MARY BALDWIN 357 3 0.0445 Increase 7/1/2021
LA ST MARY BERWICK 1 3 0.0445 Increase 7/1/2021
LA ST MARY BERWICK 49 3 0.0445 Increase 7/1/2021
LA ST MARY BERWICK 321 3 0.0445 Increase 7/1/2021
LA ST MARY BERWICK 357 3 0.0445 Increase 7/1/2021
LA ST MARY FRANKLIN 1 3 0.0445 Increase 7/1/2021
LA ST MARY FRANKLIN 49 3 0.0445 Increase 7/1/2021
LA ST MARY FRANKLIN 321 3 0.0445 Increase 7/1/2021
LA ST MARY FRANKLIN 357 3 0.0445 Increase 7/1/2021
LA ST MARY PATTERSON 1 3 0.0445 Increase 7/1/2021
LA ST MARY PATTERSON 49 3 0.0445 Increase 7/1/2021
LA ST MARY PATTERSON 321 3 0.0445 Increase 7/1/2021
LA ST MARY PATTERSON 357 3 0.0445 Increase 7/1/2021
ND GRANT NEW LEIPZIG 1 3 0.02 Increase 10/1/2021
ND GRANT NEW LEIPZIG 49 3 0.02 Increase 10/1/2021
ND GRANT NEW LEIPZIG 321 3 0.02 Increase 10/1/2021
ND GRANT NEW LEIPZIG 357 3 0.02 Increase 10/1/2021
ND RICHLAND HANKINSON 1 3 0.03 Increase 10/1/2021
ND RICHLAND HANKINSON 49 3 0.03 Increase 10/1/2021
ND RICHLAND HANKINSON 321 3 0.03 Increase 10/1/2021
ND RICHLAND HANKINSON 357 3 0.03 Increase 10/1/2021

Jurisdiction Updates

New and updated jurisdiction included in this release are listed below.

Canada

Country Province City PCode Alternate Change
CAN NS WRIGHTS LAKE 5440512 No Add


If you have any questions about the above tax rate changes or you have information about changes that do not appear above, please submit a support case.

 

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