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Avalara AvaTax for NetSuite OneWorld Release Notes

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Read the release notes to learn about the latest additions, changes, and fixes to AvaTax for NetSuite OneWorld.

All supported versions of AvaTax for NetSuite OneWorld are now compatible with NetSuite 2018.2

AvaTax for NetSuite OneWorld (2020 releases)

October 12, 2020

Release 6.4  


  • You can now perform a tax date override
  • Added new help text and notifications

August 31, 2020

Release 6.3  


  • AvaTax is now compatible with NetSuite OneWorld 20.2
  • AvaTax for NetSuite OneWorld can now support calculating India GST. (To use the new capability, contact your account manager to learn about participating in the beta release of India GST calculation for AvaTax.)


  • Added help text to the secret key field


  • Fixed an issue that caused an inactive AvaTax account message to result in an "Unexpected end of JSON Input!" error
  • Fixed an issue that occasionally prevented SCIS transactions from successfully posting to AvaTax
  • Fixed an issue that caused some users attempting to connect to an AvaTax sandbox environment to receive a "JSON.parse: unexpected end of data at line 1 column 1 of the JSON data" error
  • Fixed an issue that prevented cash sales through a point-of-sale terminal from posting to AvaTax
  • Fixed an issue that caused some users to receive a "The_field_custpage_ava_coordinates_contained_more_than_the_maximum_number_(100000)_of_characters_allowed” error when editing or adding additional address locations in NetSuite OneWorld

July 6, 2020

Release 6.2  


  • Added support for SuiteScript 2.0 authentication via a secret key. After you upgrade to version 6.2 or later of this connector, if you haven't entered a secret key, you'll be prompted to enter one when you go to Avalara > Setup > Configure Avalara.


  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused the "Invalid custbody_avalara_status reference key 3" error in SCIS when updating the bundle.

May 25, 2020

Release 6.1  


  • The Tax Override field on transactions is now called Tax Amount Override.
  • Utility scripts, such as the Recalculate Batches and Reconciliation utilities, are now built with SuiteScript 2.0.


  • Fixed an issue that caused a "Cannot read property" error to display on cash sales in SCIS when Disable Location Code was enabled.
  • Fixed an issue that caused tax not to be calculated when a gift card was applied during a refund in SCIS.
  • Fixed an issue that caused tax not to be recalculated for returns in SCIS during a tax-free weekend.

April 6, 2020

Release 6.0  


  • We updated scripts not involved in tax calculation (e.g. Address Validation) to SuiteScript 2.0


  • Fixed an issue that caused fields to not properly display in columns when exporting an Address Validation batch

February 24, 2020

Release 5.9.1  


  • You can now issue a tax-only refund from a cash sale

January 7, 2020

Release 5.9  


  • Tax calculation is now triggered when a promotion code is added in SCIS


  • Fixed an issue where clearing the Taxable option on a customer record resulted in an "AVA_AddressIdDelete is not defined" error.
  • Fixed an issues where NetSuite Tran. No on the AvaTax Committed Transactions List was blank
  • Fixed an issue that caused some credit memos to be stuck processing when the Zip and State field values were removed during a return and exchange in SCIS.
  • Fixed an issue where tax was not being calculated when a shipping cost was added in SCIS

AvaTax for NetSuite OneWorld (2019 releases)

October 25, 2019

Release 5.8  


  • AvaTax for NetSuite OneWorld now supports closed periods to prevent tax calls when the NetSuite OneWorld period is closed

July 8, 2019

Release 5.7 


  • Added a workflow script to commit transactions in AvaTax
  • Added support for accepted/rejected workflows
  • You can now submit a tax override on transactions


  • AvaTax for NetSuite OneWorld is now better optimized for use with SuiteCommerce In-Store
  • Added support for additional tendering states in SCIS
  • You no longer need to use a username and password when logging in
  • You can now include more items in service item look up
  • You can now choose to pass the value in the Customer External ID field as the customer code


  • Fixed an issue that caused US-based calculation under a Canadian subsidiary to display only the county tax
  • Fixed an issue that caused a "custpage_ava_entityusecodelist contained more than the maximum number characters allowed" error to occur when too many addresses were associated with an entity/use code
  • Fixed an issue that caused an incorrect freight address to display
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the Tax Included checkbox from working

February 27, 2019

Release 5.6.2 


  • You can now assign customers created in SuiteCommerce In-Store to the AVATAX tax code by default.


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