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AvaTax maintenance updates

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ALERT: Action may be required if you maintain custom taxability rules

Avalara is expiring duplicate jurisdiction records in AvaTax. Duplicate jurisdictions in the following states will be expired effective April 1, 2020: AR, GA, IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, SC, SD, TN, UT, VA, WA, and WV.

Action is required if you maintain custom taxability rules in the states listed above. You need to expire the custom rules for expiring jurisdictions effective March 31, 2020 and create corresponding custom taxability rules for the equivalent active jurisdictions effective April 1, 2020.

View the list of expiring jurisdictions and equivalent active jurisdictions.

If you do not maintain custom taxability rules in the states listed above, no action is required.

New nexus jurisdiction updates

The following jurisdictions are new local jurisdictions. An update to the jurisdiction selection of your company may be required. Learn how to tell us where you collect and pay tax. If these are mandatory jurisdictions, we automatically selects them if you collect and pay tax in the corresponding state. You don't need to add them.

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US rate updates

The following rate updates may require changes to your custom tax rules. Learn how to add custom tax rules.

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US rate updates for SST Clients

The following rate updates are relevant for clients participating in the Streamlined Sales Tax (SST) program.

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International rate updates

The following rate updates may require changes to your custom tax rules.

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New tax codes

New tax codes are available. Review your active tax code list and compare to your list of goods and services to see if an update to your tax code selection is required.

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Taxability updates for tax codes

Based on our tax law research, taxability is updated.

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Sales tax holiday

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Additional updates

Based on our tax law research, the following changes were released. If you have any questions about the impact of these updates, contact Avalara Support

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