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Jurisdiction effective and expiration dates

This article applies to:AvaTax

Each jurisdiction you add in AvaTax includes effective and expiration date. AvaTax compares the document date of a transaction to the effective and expiration dates of the appropriate jurisdiction. If the document date occurs between the two dates, AvaTax processes the transaction as usual. If the document date occurs outside of the two dates, AvaTax calculates a 0.00% tax.

Change the effective and/or expiration date for a jurisdiction to meet your business transaction processing needs:

  • If your business is going to establish nexus in a jurisdiction, you can set the effective date to that future date. When AvaTax processes a transaction for that jurisdiction, it calculates tax based on the document date. If the document date occurs before the future date you set, the tax is 0.00%. If it occurs after the date you set, it's taxed according to jurisdiction rates.
  • Conversely, if your business will no longer have nexus in a jurisdiction, you can set the expiration date to that future date. If the document date of a transaction occurs before the future date you set, it's taxed according to jurisdiction rates. If it occurs after the date you set, the tax is 0.00%.

Expiration dates take effect one second to midnight on that day. For example, an expiration date of 12/31/2099 will expire the jurisdiction at 11:59:59 PM on 12/31/2099.

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