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AvaTax for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018

January 30, 2018

Release 18.00.101.00  

New

AvaTax for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016

July 20, 2018

Release 16.00.108.00v2  

Changed

  • AvaTax for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 now runs on the AvaTax REST v2 API
  • You can now use a tax date override on sales invoice documents
  • Technical document

Fixed

  • Fixed the issue with address validation that was updating the country description to the country code
  • Fixed the issue that caused distribution errors when recalculating tax in batch
  • Fixed the issue that caused GL distribution errors when using AVATAX-M tax group
  • Fixed the issue where tax was not being calculated on sales orders with freight only

June 8, 2018

Release 16.00.107.00  

Fixed

  • Fixed the latency issue with tax calculation

January 30, 2018

Release 16.00.106.00  

Changed

  • For a drop-shipment order, the vendor address on the purchase order is now used as the origin address for sales tax calculation

Fixed

  • Fixed the issue in the AvaTax Reconciliation window where tax amounts were mismatched when trade discounts were included in a transaction
  • Fixed the issue where a general ledger distribution entry was created for a zero dollar transaction when AVATAX-M was selected as the tax schedule ID
  • Fixed an issue with calculating tax for a batch of sales order processing transactions with multiple currency types

August 29, 2017

Release 16.00.105.00  

Fixed

  • Fixed the issue where sales tax wasn't calculated for an invalid ship-to address in a sales transaction 

June 20, 2017

Release 16.00.104.00

  • Added consumer use tax functionality for payable batch entries
  • Fixed the "Document was posted, but TotalAmount is out of balance" error that occurred after posting the documents in AvaTax
  • Fixed the issue where the batch total for Cash Receipts entries was set to zero after sales tax was recalculated

April 25, 2017 

Release 16.00.103.00

  • Validate your AvaTax account 
  • with only your Account Number and the License Key. The User Name and Password are now only required for creating a new Company. 
  • For a receivable transaction document, the item description is now sent as the Item Code from Microsoft Dynamics GP to AvaTax for Microsoft Dynamics GP
  • Fixed the issue where a blank Document Date was sent while posting the receivable batch. This issue occurred when the Posting Date From was selected as Transaction in the Posting Setup
  • Fixed the issue where the Print window didn't appear in a sales batch for the web client if the sales tax was calculated using AvaTax for Microsoft Dynamics GP 
  • Fixed the issue where the configuration settings reverted to default

August 16, 2016

Release 16.00.102.00

  • In the Configure > General Options > Adapter Options section, added Extensive Logging option. If enabled, AvaTax activities are automatically logged and saved in a local log file.

May 30, 2016

Release 16.00.101.00

  • AvaTax integration for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016
  • A self-provisioning feature lets new users create an AvaTax account and company with a trial plan of 30-day without any assistance. On the Avalara Setup Assistant page, click Sign Up.
  • Integration with Avalara's certificate management system. You can now request and retrieve exemption certificates.
  • Now, you can choose to send the product code or UPC to AvaTax to control product taxability. By default, the product code is sent to AvaTax. 
  • Added consumer use tax functionality. You can verify the tax charged by vendors for the following type of entries and post the accrued amount to Microsoft Dynamics GP:
    • Purchase invoices
    • Receive transaction entries
    • Payable transaction entries
  • Added appropriate messages for reverse charge invoices that have transactions related to European countries. These messages appear in the Invoice Messaging at the document level for a transaction if the following conditions are true:
    • Customer must have a Tax registration number
    • The transaction must contain different Origin & Destination EU addresses
    • Item must be taxable 
  • Added the Default Miscellaneous Code field in AvaTax configuration. You can now map the Default Miscellaneous Code as the tax code for a miscellaneous line in an invoice

AvaTax for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015

August 31, 2018

Release 14.00.116.00  

Changed

Fixed

  • Fixed the issue that caused the issue double taxation when transferring orders to invoices
  • Fixed the issue that caused the issue double taxation on recurring invoices
  • Fixed the issue with the discrepancies in the document dates in the AvaTax reconciliation tool when batch posting date is used
  • Fixed the issue that caused records to be removed from the Sales Tax Work and History tables

February 27, 2018

Release 14.00.115.00  

New

  • You can now override the tax date on invoices, returns, and credit memos

Fixed

  • Fixed the issue where a general ledger distribution entry was created for a zero dollar transaction when AVATAX-M was selected as the tax schedule ID
  • Fixed the issue where the country code wasn't updating during address validation
  • Fixed an issue that caused script errors when entering an RMA in Microsoft Dynamics GP
  • Fixed an issue that resulted in incorrect tax amounts during reconciliation when trade discounts were included in a transaction

January 30, 2018

Release 14.00.114.00  

Fixed

  • Fixed the issue where sales transactions weren't posted from batches.

November 7, 2017

Release 14.00.113.00  

Changed

  • For a drop-shipment order, the Purchase Address ID (i.e. the vendor address on the purchase order) is now used as the origin address for sales tax calculation  

Fixed

  • Fixed the issue where sales tax wasn't calculated for an invalid ship-to address in a sales transaction  
  • Fixed the issue where an invoice couldn't be posted in a sales transaction entry as the GL distribution wasn't balanced properly   

July 18, 2017

Release 14.00.112.00

  • Fixed the "Document was posted, but TotalAmount is out of balance" error that occurred after posting the documents in AvaTax

May 9, 2017

Release 14.00.111.00

April 12, 2017

Release 14.00.110.00

  • Fixed an issue where Microsoft Dynamics GP crashed while calculating sales tax using AvaTax due to certain environment settings  

January 31, 2017

Release 14.00.109.00

  • Fixed an issue that happened during tax calculation for a batch of Sales Order Processing transactions with multiple currency types
  • Fixed an issue with Receivable Transaction Entry when an invalid tax code was assigned to a sales line

November 30, 2016

Release 14.00.108.00

  • Validate your AvaTax account with only your Account Number and the License Key. The User Name and Password are now only required for creating a new Company
  • For a receivable transaction document, the item Description is now sent as the Item Code from Microsoft Dynamics GP to AvaTax for Microsoft Dynamics GP
  • Fixed the issue where a blank  Document Date was sent while posting the receivable batch. This issue occurred when the Posting Date From was selected as Transaction in the Posting Setup
  • Fixed the issue where the Print window didn't appear in a sales batch for the web client if the sales tax was calculated using AvaTax for Microsoft Dynamics GP 
  • Fixed the issue where the configuration settings reverted to default 
  • Fixed an issue with the cancel tax operation for sales orders
  • Fixed the issue where the consumer use tax liability amount was incorrectly updated in the general ledger during a prepayment for payable transaction

September 15, 2016

Release 14.00.107.00

  • In the Configure > General Options > Adapter Options section, added Extensive Logging option. If enabled, AvaTax activities are automatically logged and saved in a local log file.
  • Changed the request time-out from seconds to milliseconds.
  • Fixed the issue where the batch total for Cash Receipts entries was set to zero after sales tax was recalculated.
  • Fixed the distribution error that occurred during the sales tax calculation for a batch of return invoices with negative sales tax.
  • Fixed the data inconsistency issue in AVAWRK tables.
  • Fixed the security error that occurred for users with limited access privileges.

June 15, 2016

Release 14.00.106.00

  • Fixed the issue with the distribution of credit card payments after an order was transferred to invoice 

February 12, 2016

Release 14.00.105.00

  • A self-provisioning feature lets new users create an AvaTax account and company with a trial plan of 30-day without any assistance. On the Avalara Setup Assistant page, click Sign Up.
  • Integration with Avalara's certificate management system. You can now request and retrieve exemption certificates.
  • Fixed an issue where the payment term for a discount on the sales transaction entry was calculated for the invoice total amount instead of the respective payment term for that customer.
  • Fixed an issue where the Tax Code shown in the Tax Inquiry window showed the tax code sent by Microsoft Dynamics GP instead of the tax codeshown in AvaTax.
  • Deletion of a sales batch in Microsoft Dynamics GP is now faster and more efficient

December 25, 2015

Release 14.00.104.00

  • Now, you can choose to send the product code or UPC to AvaTax to control product taxability. By default, the product code is sent to AvaTax. 
  • Added consumer use tax functionality for payable transaction entries 
  • Added appropriate messages for reverse charge invoices that have transactions related to European countries. These messages appear in the Invoice Messaging at the document level for a transaction if the following conditions are true:
    • Customer must have a Tax registration number
    • The transaction must contain different Origin & Destination EU addresses
    • Item must be taxable 
  • Added the Default Miscellaneous Code field in AvaTax configuration. You can now map the Default Miscellaneous Code as the tax code for a miscellaneous line in an invoice
  • Fixed an issue with tax calculation for freight-only transactions

October 16, 2015

Release 14.00.103.00

  • You can now use the batch utility to verify the tax charged by vendors on purchase invoices and receive transaction entries and post the accrued amount to Microsoft Dynamics GP
  • You can now set up your AvaTax profile from the AvaTax Setup Assistant using the AvaTax Tax Profile Assistant
  • Fixed an issue where the tax calculation for multi-currency sales tax invoices in a batch resulted in incorrect distribution
  • Fixed the "AvaTax not being Installed. Please login with SA to Install AvaTax" error displayed for a non-SA user
  • Fixed the tax rate table updation issue generated after the tax calculation process

May 29, 2015

Release 14.00.102.00

  • Added consumer use tax feature: You are now able to verify the tax charged by vendors on purchase invoices and receive transaction entries and post the accrued amount to Microsoft Dynamics GP
  • Fixed an error generated during the refund of a return invoice for a deposit
  • Fixed an issue where tax was calculated for orders with a tax schedule other than AvaTax

December 19, 2014

Release 14.00.101.00

  • AvaTax integration for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015

AvaTax for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013

December 19, 2017

Release 12.00.113.00  

New

  • Added consumer use tax functionality for payable batch entries

Changed

  • For a drop-shipment order, the Purchase Address ID (i.e., the vendor address on the purchase order) is now used as the origin address for sales tax calculation
  • Technical document

Fixed

  • Fixed the issue where a GL distribution entry was created for a zero dollar transaction when you selected AVATAX-M as the Tax Schedule ID
  • Fixed the issue where the batch total for cash receipts entries was set to zero after sales tax was recalculated
  • Fixed the issue with calculating tax for a batch of sales order processing transactions with multiple currency types
  • Fixed the issue where sales tax wasn't calculated for an invalid ship-to address in a sales transaction
  • Fixed the "Document was posted, but TotalAmount is out of balance" error that occurred after posting documents in AvaTax

December 15, 2016

Release 12.00.112.00

  • User Name and Password are now all that's required to create a company. With this update, Account Number and License Key are no longer required, but are an optional additional way to validate your AvaTax account.
  • Fixed the issue where a blank  Document Date was sent while posting a receivable batch when the Posting Date From was selected as Transaction in the Posting Setup
  • Fixed the issue where the Print window didn't appear in a sales batch for the web client if sales tax was calculated using AvaTax for Microsoft Dynamics GP 
  • Fixed the issue where configuration settings reverted to default 
  • Fixed an issue with the cancel tax operation for sales orders
  • Fixed the issue where the consumer use tax liability amount was incorrectly updated in the general ledger during a prepayment for payable transaction

October 15, 2016

Release 12.00.111.00

  • In Configure > General Options > Adapter Options, added Extensive Logging option. If enabled, AvaTax activities are automatically logged and saved in a local log file.
  • Changed request time-out from seconds to milliseconds
  • Fixed the issue where the batch total for Cash Receipts entries was set to zero after sales tax was recalculated
  • Fixed the distribution error during the sales tax calculation for a batch of return invoices with negative sales tax
  • Fixed the data inconsistency issue in AVAWRK tables
  • Fixed the security error for users with limited access privileges

May 16, 2016

Release 12.00.110.00

  • For a receivable transaction document, the item Description is now sent as the Item Code from Microsoft Dynamics GP to AvaTax for Microsoft Dynamics GP

March 8, 2016

Release 12.00.109.00

  • A self-provisioning feature lets new users create an AvaTax account and company with a trial plan of 30-day without any assistance. On the Avalara Setup Assistant page, click Sign Up
  • Integration with Avalara's certificate management system. You can now request and retrieve exemption certificates
  • Added consumer use tax functionality for payable transaction entries 
  • Now, you can choose to send the product code or UPC to AvaTax to control product taxability. By default, the product code is sent to AvaTax
  • Fixed an issue where the Tax Code shown in the Tax Inquiry window showed the tax code sent by Microsoft Dynamics GP instead of the tax code shown in the AvaTax
  • Deletion of a sales batch in Microsoft Dynamics GP is now faster and more efficient

February 5, 2016

Release 12.00.108.00

  • Fixed an issue where the payment term for a discount on the sales transaction entry was calculated for the invoice total amount instead of the respective payment term for that customer

November 24, 2015

Release 12.00.107.00

  • Use the batch utility to verify the tax charged by vendors on purchase invoices, receive transaction entries, and post the accrued amount to Microsoft Dynamics GP
  • Set up your AvaTax profile from the AvaTax Setup Assistant using the AvaTax Tax Profile Assistant
  • See the exemption reason in a invoice with different EU country bill-to and ship-to addresses
  • Send the BIN / VAT Business ID for EU country invoices from AvaTax to Microsoft Dynamics GP for exempt customers 
  • Added the Default Miscellaneous Code field in AvaTax configuration. You can now map the Default Miscellaneous Code as the tax code for a miscellaneous line in an invoice
  • Fixed an issue in the sales tax batch process where the tax calculation for multi-currency resulted in invalid distribution
  • Fixed the "AvaTax not being Installed. Please login with sa to Install AvaTax" error message that was displayed when a non-SA user tried to log into AvaTax for Microsoft Dynamics GP
  • Fixed an issue with the update of the tax rate table after successfully calculating sales tax
  • Fixed an issue where the incorrect date was passed from Microsoft Dynamics GP to AvaTax for freight-only transactions  

June 30, 2015

Release 12.00.106.00

  • Added use tax functionality. To verify the tax charged in the Invoice Entry and the Receiving Transactions Entry and to post the difference to the Microsoft Dynamics GP account, configure use tax from the consumer use tax assessment settings in AvaTax configuration
  • Fixed an issue during the update of the due date of a transaction
  • Fixed an issue in the Menu items when you change the company
  • Fixed an issue with the deletion or cancelation of a sales order
  • Fixed an issue with the change of address in a sales transaction

April 13, 2015

Release 12.00.105.00

  • Fixed an issue where if you changed from one company to another, it did not display the associated company code for the new company

February 27, 2015

Release 12.00.104.00

  • Fixed the “A distribution contains both a debit and a credit amount and cannot be posted. Do you want to continue?” error. This error was generated only during the posting of a return invoice that refunds a deposit and was noticed for an invoice having 2 items (where item 1 is non-taxable, item 2 is taxable and set to negative amount). Invoices with negative tax can now be posted successfully.
  • Fixed an error caused where tax was calculated for invoices whose tax schedule was not AVATAX. This error was noted only in the case of orders transferred from the Microsoft Dynamics GP navigation pane. 

November 25, 2014

Release 12.00.103.00

  • Install the latest release without uninstalling the current version
  • Now the point-of-destination address for freight goods is the same for both the ship-from address and the ship-to address
  • Convert a sales order to a sales invoice even when the batch number is different from the original order batch number
  • Resolved an issue where a non-admin user saw multiple setup assistant menus at the same time during the installation

September 18, 2014

Release 12.00.102.00

  • Adjust or refund tax with the WennSoft integration in the Receivables Transaction Entry module
  • Fixed an issue where some users lost their tax-code mapping configurations during upgrades
  • Fixed an issue where location codes in the Invoice Entry dialog box were not sent to AvaTax
  • Removed default miscellaneous code from configurations
  • Fixed an issue where customization status was disabled when users switched companies during upgrades
  • Fixed an issue where exemption certificateHoverTT.png requests generated error messages
  • Fixed an issue where item class mapping was inactive for all users except the system administrator (SA)

May 9, 2014

Release 12.00.101.00

  • Install and configure faster with the new Setup Assistant
  • Calculate tax faster than before with a 60% improvement
  • Added tax code, tax class, and entity/use mapping utilities
  • Added a tax schedule utility

February 13, 2014

Release 12.0.0.1.0.5

  • Now when you recalculate tax in a sales batch the tax amount in the sales-transaction window changes.

May 27, 2013

Release 12.0.0.0.1.02

  • Resolved issue with batch tax calculation with non USD currency
  • Fixed the "TaxRegion is invalid for the state" error message