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Use Latitude and Longitude Coordinates

You can use GPS coordinates in place of a ship-to address for tax calculation in AvaTax for QuickBooks Desktop.

Latitude/longitude coordinates

To use coordinates instead of a ship-to address, follow these steps:

  1. Go to File > AvaTax > Preferences > Tax Calculation.
  2. On the General tab, click Use lat / long coordinates for tax calculation if available.
  3. In the Customer Center or Vendor Center, open or create a customer record.
  4. In the SHIP TO field, select Lat/Long from the drop-down menu.
  5. In Address Line 1, type LAT:X,LONG:Y and click +
  6. Click OK.


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