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Avalara Connector for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce Release Notes

Read the release notes to learn about the latest additions, changes, and fixes to Connector for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce.

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Connector for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce (2021 releases)

August 13, 2021

Release 10038.01.1003.000v2 

Changed

  • Connector for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce now supports Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2.  

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue that caused incorrect tax calculations for Tennessee state (multiple state tax threshold).

System Integration Documents

June 25, 2021

Release 10038.01.1002.000v2 

New

  • Use Connector for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Commerce as a standalone connector if you have only a Retail and Commerce license. The Avalara AvaTax menu displays under the Retail and Commerce tab.
  • Download sales tax holiday content from AvaTax for offline usage. Create and execute batch jobs to download the tax rates from AvaTax for offline tax calculation at Point of Sale (POS). Learn more
  • Connector for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations automatically switches you to offline mode if AvaTax service is unavailable. Learn more
  • Send Universal Product Code (UPC) from Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce to AvaTax for managing product taxability. Learn more
  • Connector for Dynamics 365 for Commerce now supports tax override at Point of Sale in offline mode. Use the tax override option to prevent AvaTax from calculating sales tax on a transaction, preserving the sales tax amount already entered on the transaction. Run the jobs at the HeadQuarters (HQ) to send the data to the POS. When you override tax at the POS, the default tax charged is zero.
  • Connector for Dynamics 365 for Commerce now supports offline tax calculation for PIF and Mattress fees at POS using tax rates provided by the API.
  • Support for battery tax and mattress fee calculation in the E-Commerce add-on for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce (POS). The battery tax and mattress fee are added to the shipping charges and the total is shown under the shipping charges field displayed on the eCommerce store order confirmation page. Based on your requirement, you can customize how charges are split and displayed. See the System Integration Documents for more details.

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue where the location code was not fetched and displayed in the error message. The error message now contains the location code. Also, the error message is displayed in the information box at the top of the page instead of the dialog box.

System Integration Documents

April 22, 2021

Release 10038.01.1001.100v2 

Changed

  • Following changes are made to the code:
    • Changed the scope of the Ava_BSDUpload() method from private to public.
    • Changed the scope of the AVAREST_ServiceClient() method from internal to public. 
    • Added a new function GetCompanyID(). This function returns the company IDs. 
    • Added a new function GetCompanyCode(). This function returns the company code.

Connector for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce 10.0.10 Update 34

April 24, 2020

Release 10032.01.1002.00v2 

Changed

  • You can now upgrade from Connector for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations to Connector for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce.
  • System integration document

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue that resulted in consolidated messages for active stores not being fetched and mapping and records still being available for inactive stores.

Connector for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce 10.0.9 Update 33

April 24, 2020

Release 10032.01.1002.00v2 

Changed

  • You can upgrade from Connector for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations to Connector for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce.
  • System integration document

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue that resulted in consolidated messages for active stores not being fetched and mapping and records still being available for inactive stores.

Connector for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce 10.0.8 Update 32

November 27, 2020

Release 10032.01.1003.00v2 

New

  • AvaTax now supports the battery tax/fee feature in Point of Sale.
  • You can now use AvaTax for tax calculation in online stores.

Changed

  • All your Avalara subscriptions now display in the About Avalara section in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce.
  • Added a visual indicator to let you know when tax content has been fetched successfully.
  • Added a new screen to display tax rate details along with the location ID.
  • System integration document

Fixed

  • Removed some notifications that were erroneously display in Point of Sale.
  • Fixed an issue that removed tax codes from text files imported from a store.
  • Fixed an issue that caused batches of transactions to post slowly.
  • Fixed an issue that caused errors when a customer tried to add funds to a gift card and prevented the funds from being added.

April 24, 2020

Release 10032.01.1002.00v2 

Changed

  • You can upgrade from Connector for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations to Connector for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce.
  • System integration document

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue that resulted in consolidated messages for active stores not being fetched and mapping and records still being available for inactive stores.

February 28, 2020

Release 10032.01.1001.00v2 

New

  • Connector is now compatible with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce 10.0.8 Product Update 32. After you install the update, run Setup Assistant.

Changed

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue that caused the digits to the right of the period (aka the cents) in a tax amount to drop on an AvaTax transaction when Total Actual Sales Tax Amount was changed on the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce Temp Sales Tax page.

Connector for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce 10 Update 24

April 12, 2019

Release 10024.01.1001.00v2 

New

  • Connector is now compatible with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce 10.0 Product Update 24

Changed

  • Same-store return transactions will now take into account the tax exemption number from the original transaction
  • System integration document

Fixed

  • Fixed the issue impacting tax calculation when the MPOS was in offline mode
  • Fixed the issue that prevented adding items to an MPOS transaction by removing the log writing to "C:\\Avalara\\Logs" on the retail server
  • Fixed the issue that caused tax to calculate incorrectly on a POS transaction with both a price override and a discount
  • Fixed the issue that prevented the tax code from passing correctly in multi-line retail transactions in CPOS

Connector for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce 8.1 Update 23

March 15, 2019 

Release 81323.01.1001.00v2 

Changed

  • You can now map Avalara tax codes to item sales tax groups for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce transactions
  • We improved the performance of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce statement posting
  • System integration document

Fixed

  • Fixed the issue that prevented using native tax calculation when AvaTax is enabled
  • Fixed the issue that prevented return transactions from considering the Exemption Number InfoCode value entered on the original transaction
  • Fixed the issue that caused tax to be refunded on store pickup orders
  • Fixed the issue that prevented native tax calculation for mPOS transactions with Avalara CRT components installed

Connector for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce 8.1 Update 20

December 21, 2018

Release 8.200.02.00 

Changed

Fixed

  • Fixed the issue that caused the incorrect company code to passed for mPOS transactions.

November 9, 2018

Release 8.200.01.00 

New

  • Connector is now compatible with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce 8.1, up to Update 20

Changed

Connector for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce 8.0 (Spring Release 2018) Update 15

August 31, 2018

Release 7.0.4841.35234.01.00  

New

  • Connector for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce is now compatible with Application Update 8, Product Update 15
  • Connector for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce is now converted to AvaTax Rest v2

Fixed

  • Fixed the issue that prevented tax from charging on shipping charges
  • Fixed the issue where tax did not recalculate when adding or removing lines on a customer order
  • Fixed the issue where the exemption number was not displayed in AvaTax for cash-n-carry exempt transactions
  • Fixed the issue that caused the error 'Doc status is invalid for this operation' for batch invoices
  • Fixed the issue that caused variance between Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce and AvaTax

Connector for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce 7.3.2 Update 15

September 14, 2018

Release 7.0.4841.41257.01.00  

New

  • Connector for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce is now compatible with Application Update 7.3.2, Product Update 15