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Communications Customer Portal Release Notes

May 2019 - Version 5.29

Version 5.29 of the Communications Customer Portal contains the following new features.

  • Explorer reports are undergoing maintenance and remain disabled. Please use AFC Reports (Legacy) until further notice.
  • Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) now supports Zip-only tax calculations.
    • If the city or county name does not match and a postal code is provided, jurisdiction determination is retried with Zip only.
    • Includes USA (5 or 9 digit Zip Code) and Canada (6 byte Postal Code with or without a dash) 
    • Supports full state names (for example, Alaska or Quebec) and full country names (for example, Switzerland or United States of America)
    • Ignores spacing and punctuation in the city and county names
  • Avalara AvaTax for Communications SaaS Pro (REST) bundled tax calculations now return summarized taxes when more than one bundle item returns the same tax type.

April 2019 - Version 5.28

Version 5.28 of the Communications Customer Portal includes the following new features and enhancements.

  • Explorer reports are undergoing maintenance and are now disabled. Please use AFC Reports (Legacy) until further notice.
  • For REST v2 CalculateTaxes API calls, you are now limited to sending 1,000 invoices per request.
  • Backend performance and stabilization updates.

March 2019 - Version 5.27.2

Version 5.27.2 of the Communications Customer Portal includes these enhancements:

  • Tax Amounts (and other monetary values) are now stored with greater precision in our reporting database.
  • Performance optimizations were made to the application cache.

December 2018 - Version 5.26

Version 5.26 of the Communications Customer Portal includes the following new features and enhancements.

  • In the Explorer
    • The speed of report previews was enhanced for performance.
    • Displaying filters is now working as expected
  • For REST v2
    • Removed unsupported Sales and Use only T/S Pairs from the /api/v2/afc/tspairs response
    • Line Item Location overrides are now being applied correctly for invoices where "To" or "From" location is missing.
  • Updated Product Rate (UPR) files were added to the Downloads page. 

October 2018 - Version 5.25

Version 5.25 of the Communications Customer Portal includes the following new features and enhancements.

  • For REST v2
  • In the Explorer
    • The  Reconciliation Report template has been updated.
    • The column header format on downloaded reports has been updated.
  • In the Swagger interface
    • The version of Swagger has been updated.
    • Field-level descriptions were added

September 2018 - Version 5.24

Version 5.24 contains no new enhancements. 

August 2018 - Version 5.23

Version 5.23 of the Communications Customer Portal includes the following new features and enhancements.

  • The Explorer reporting feature is now available. Under the Explorer tab, you can:
    • Use report templates and save your own custom templates.
    • Preview reports before downloading. 

August 2018 - Version 5.22

Version 5.22 of the Communications Customer Portal includes the following new features and enhancements.

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