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Keep Your Connection to AvaTax Update Current

Update to the latest version of AvaTax for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations to make sure you have all the latest features and fixes. These steps apply to major updates.

To check your version and update it: 

  1. Compare version numbers to see if you need to update:
    1. Check the release notes for the latest version number.
    2. Find your installed version number in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations at Avalara Avatax > Setup > Configuration Setting > About Avalara.
  2. Back up your database.
  3. Uninstall AvaTax from Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations by running the uninstall wizard in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations at Avalara Avatax > Setup > Uninstall Wizard.
  4. To delete the currently installed models, execute the following:ModelUtil.exe -delete -metadatastorepath=[path of the metadata store] -modelname=[name of the model to delete]
    For example:
    ModelUtil.exe -delete -metadatastorepath="C:\AOSService\PackagesLocalDirectory" -modelname="AVA Model"
  5. Follow the steps to download, install, and configure AvaTax for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations.
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