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Download jurisdiction codes

This article applies to:Avalara AvaTax Update

Every tax jurisdiction in AvaTax Update is assigned a unique jurisdiction ID, code, and name. AvaTax Update uses these values to identify tax jurisdictions and apply the correct tax. They're useful in states like Colorado, where a business may reside in multiple local and special tax jurisdictions.

We call our unique jurisdiction identifier a juriscode. Use it when importing custom tax rules.

Download sales and use tax juriscodes

  1. Download the Sales-Use-Juriscodes-US spreadsheet to view sales and use tax juriscodes for states, regions, and special tax jurisdictions in the US.
  2. Use the values in the JurisdictionCode and JurisdictionTypeId columns when importing custom tax rules.

Contact your Customer Account Manager (CAM) for jurisdiction codes outside of the US.

Jurisdiction types

Jurisdiction codes are categorized by type:

  • CNT - Country code
  • STA - State code
  • CTY - County code
  • CIT - City code
  • STJ - Special tax jurisdiction

Find juriscodes with Avalara's API

Use the Avalara API to look up jurisdiction information yourself, and then filter your results.

ListJurisdictions - View all jurisdictions and filter results by state or region.

ListJurisdictionsByAddress - View all tax jurisdictions that apply to a specific address.



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