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Avalara AvaTax for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations Release Notes

Read the release notes to learn about the latest additions, changes, and fixes to AvaTax for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations.

AvaTax for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations (2020 releases)

October 30, 2020

Release 100832.11.0004.000   

Compatible with:

  • Version 10.0.08 Platform Update 32
  • Version 10.0.09 Platform Update 33
  • Version 10.0.10 Platform Update 34
  • Version 10.0.11 Platform Update 35
  • Version 10.0.12 with Platform Update 36
  • Version 10.0.13 with Platform Update 37
  • Version 10.0.14 with Platform Update 38
  • Version 10.0.15 with Platform Update 39

Changed

  • Made many changes to menus and screens used to configure and use AvaTax with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations to provide an easier and clearer experience
  • On the Display Failure Logs screen, logs now display errors for individual order records in the grid view instead of a combined error for all records, and you can use the new Recalculate button to recalculate order records you select
  • Added the POA (point of order acceptance) data entity utility to let you bulk upload records via Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations data management
  • Updated the data entity to let you to store data in the AVADetails table
  • System integration document

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue that prevented tax from calculating on a sales order created by converting from a quotation
  • Fixed an issue that was causing an object reference error when clicking the Retrieve Certificate(s) button

June 12, 2020

Release 100832.11.0003.000   

Compatible with:

  • Version 10.0 Platform Update 32
  • Version 10.0.9 Platform Update 33
  • Version 10.0.10 Platform Update 34
  • Version 10.0.11 Platform Update 35
  • Version 10.0.12 with Platform Update 36
  • Version 10.0.13 with Platform Update 37

New

  • Added the Use Invoice Account for Tax Exemption option in Avalara AvaTax Configuration Settings. Enable it to use the Invoice Account field for adding tax exemptions.

Changed

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue that prevented tax calculation on line level charges for sales quotes if the category was Pcs.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the "Posting without amount cannot be made" error to display when posting vendor invoices.

February 28, 2020

Release 100832.11.0002.000   

Compatible with:

  • Version 10.0 Platform Update 32
  • Version 10.0.9 Platform Update 33
  • Version 10.0.10 Platform Update 34

Changed

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue that prevented Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations and AvaTax from reconciling when a document had 4 or more special tax jurisdictions

January 24, 2020

Version 10.0, Platform Update 32 and version 10.0.9, release 100832.11.0001.000   

New

  • AvaTax is now compatible with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations 10.0.8 PU32

Changed

AvaTax for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations (2019 releases)

October 11, 2019

Version 10.0, Platform Update 27 and above, release 810020.11.0003.000v2   

New

  • You can now use the Data Import Utility to export entity/use code mapping information as an Excel spreadsheet before you upgrade to the latest version of AvaTax for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations, and then use the utility to import that spreadsheet and restore mapping once you've upgraded
  • AvaTax is now compatible with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations up to 10.0 PU30

Changed

  • You can now use Avalara tax codes mapped to item sales tax groups for purchase invoices via the Tax Code Mapping utility
  • Return orders now use the entity/use code from the original sales order transaction during tax calculation
  • Increased the size of the log error text block in the Batch Address Validation utility
  • System integration document

Fixed

  • Fixed the issue that caused an error while saving a customer in the Entity/Use Code Mapping utility
  • Fixed the issue that prevented the record count from being updated after each batch address validation process
  • Corrected the batch address validation messages that display when the configuration for address validation wasn't enabled
  • Fixed the issue where sales tax wasn't getting calculated after inserting or updating an entity/use code on a sales order
  • Fixed the issue that caused the error "Please provide use tax liability \ use tax GL debit account" even if AvaTax was not configured for consumer use tax
  • Fixed the issue that caused incorrect payment amounts at the time of payment processing when transactions are partially shipped
  • Fixed the issue where purchase invoices showed in the AvaTax reconciliation utility as sales orders when consumer use tax calculation wasn't enabled
  • Fixed the issue that caused the error message "Vendor is not available for tax calculation" when customer wasn't using the tax group code AVATAX
  • Fixed the issue that caused the error "Transaction has no lines that are discounted." when using header level discounts
  • Fixed the issue where free text invoices committed to AvaTax even if there was a posting error in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations
  • Fixed the issue that caused the tax amount to show as a balance due when using the credit card payment method
  • Fixed the issue that prevented sales tax from being calculated automatically if the customer has a credit limit
  • Fixed the issue that caused a negative amount to show in AvaTax when the charges amount was set to a percentage

April 12, 2019

Version 8.1, Platform Update 20, release 810020.11.0002.000v2   

New

  • You can now use AvaTax to calculate tax on purchase orders
  • You can now filter batch address validation by country and state
  • You can now configure a dollar threshold on the assessment of consumer use tax
  • You can now update addresses from the batch address validation screen
  • You can now view AvaTax errors from a new utility, the AvaTax error log
  • You can now configure AvaTax to auto-accrue consumer use tax without displaying a message or needing to accept the accrual
  • You can now set an entity/use code on a sales quote, sales order, and free text invoice at the header and the line level

Changed

  • The consumer use tax pop-up message now defaults to Yes for the accrual
  • AvaTax is now compatible with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations 8.1.3 PU23
  • AvaTax is now compatible with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations 10.0 PU24
  • System integration document

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue that prevented tax calculation on project invoice proposals from taking into account an item sales tax group that's mapped to an Avalara tax code
  • Fixed spelling in the pop-up message for consumer use tax

AvaTax for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations (2018 releases)

December 7, 2018

Version 8.1, Platform Update 20, release 8.200.01.00v2  

New

  • AvaTax is now compatible with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations 8.1, Platform Updates 20, 21, and 22

Changed