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Add places where you collect additional taxes and fees

This article applies to:Avalara AvaTax Update

AvaTax Update calculates taxes beyond sales, use, or VAT/GST taxes. Calculate taxes and fees such as eWaste, bottle, and lodging along with your other calculations. 

Before you begin

Steps

  1. In AvaTax Update, go to Settings > Where You Collect Tax.
  2. Select the tax type you want to add.
    An image of tabs showing different tax types
  3. Add the tax type to a new or an existing location.
    • For an existing location, select Details next to the place where you want to add an additional tax type and select the tax from the Tax Type drop-down list.
    • For a new location, select Add to Where You Collect... and follow the prompts.
  4. Double-check your location settings.
    • If Automatically Update Authorities appears, make sure it's set the way you want.
    • Confirm the jurisdiction effective date.
    • Enter the tax ID for your country if it's required but not listed.
    • Check that your place of supply settings are accurate.
  5. Select Done with... to save your changes for this location.

Your company profile is ready for AvaTax Update to start calculating additional taxes. Map the items you sell to Avalara tax codes to tell AvaTax Update when to use additional tax types.

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