Use reconciliation reports to compare AvaTax Update invoices with the invoices in your accounting software.
AvaTax Update begins updating report data every 30 minutes, so you may need to wait to see your most recent transactions in your reports. Go to the Transactions page for up-to-the-minute activity.
Learn about Reports in AvaTax Update.
To run a reconcile report:
- In AvaTax Update, go to Reports and select the Transaction reports tab.
- Select the Tax Type of the report you want to run (sales and seller's use tax or consumer use tax) and select the type of report you want to run in the Report dropdown.
- Fill out the required fields. In most cases the purpose of the fields are self-explanatory, but in some cases you may want to use the descriptions below for more information. Once you've set up your parameters for the report you want to run, click Generate report.
Determine which report you need
Provides a snapshot of each transaction from your companies in AvaTax Update, giving you a basic summary of the country and/or region(s) selected. Run for sales tax or consumer use tax.
|Document Summary||Digs in deeper than the top line report, showing totals for the documents in transactions you've entered into AvaTax Update. Run for sales tax or consumer use tax.|
|Document Summary Listing||
Shows sales tax totals, broken up by taxing jurisdiction or address, for transactions you've entered in AvaTax Update.
Note that options available in the Report Level list vary depending on the country you've selected.
|Document Line Detail||
Shows more detail than the document summary report, providing you with totals for each document line within the documents in transactions you've entered into AvaTax Update. Run for sales tax or consumer use tax.
Note that options available in the Jurisdiction Type and Tax Type lists vary depending on the country you've selected.
|Document Line Tax Detail||Shows individual jurisdiction's tax details for each document line of the selected document. Run for sales tax or consumer use tax.|
Fill out the report details
These fields may require additional explanation. Not all fields appear in every report form.
Select the date type to use when applying a date range:
|Company or Companies||To select more than one company from the Company or Companies list, hold Ctrl and click each company name.|
|Document Code From / Document Code To||The document code is typically the number of the document as assigned by your accounting software. In the Document Code From field, type the individual document code that you want to restrict the form to. To use a range of document codes, type another document code in the Document Code To field. On forms where these aren't required fields, leave them blank to run a report for all document codes.|
|Customer ID||The unique code referencing your customer, which is typically the same as the unique customer identifier used in your accounting software.|