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Run excise and Canada HST reports

This article applies to:Avalara Returns

View information to help you with federal medical device excise tax forms and provincial sales tax in Canada.

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Learn about Reports in AvaTax.


  1. In AvaTax, go to Reports.
    The Transaction Reports tab opens.
  2. Select the Liability & Tax Return Reports tab.
  3. Select Reverse Charge, VAT & All Taxes Data Export for the report category, and then select the report type:
    • Federal Excise Tax Summary
      Provides detailed information to help you complete federal medical device excise tax forms. The federal medical device excise tax has been repealed, but the report is available for historical transactions.
    • Canada HST Summary
      Shows totals for harmonized sales tax and provincial sales tax in Canada.
  4. Report details options change depending on the report you select. Select details to filter transaction information you want to include in the report.
  5. Select whether you want to preview or export the report, and then select Generate Report.
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