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Terms related to consumer use tax

This article applies to:Avalara AvaTax Update

Here are a few terms to aid you in understanding how AvaTax Update handles consumer use tax.

Term

Definition

accrued tax

The amount of consumer use tax accrued for a period

consumer use tax Transactional taxes paid by the buyer instead of the seller

DocType

The type of document AvaTax Update processes

tax calculated

The tax amount for a transaction as calculated by AvaTax Update

tax override amount

The tax override amount you entered on the transaction

tax paid

The vendor tax paid for a transaction, entered as the tax override amount

tax variance

Tax calculated by AvaTax Update minus vendor tax paid

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