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Avalara AvaTax for OpenCart Release Notes Archive

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AvaTax for OpenCart 02.03

Oct 31, 2016

Release 02.03.02.00

New

  • On the Customer Settings page:
    • Added Tax Exempt option. If selected, all transactions for that customer are exempted and tax won't be calculated.  
    • Added Entity / Use Code option. Manage your customer's taxability by mapping appropriate Entity / Use Code(s). 

Oct 15, 2016

Avalara release 02.03.01.00

  • Compatible with OpenCart versions 2.2.0.0 to 2.3.0.2

AvaTax for OpenCart 02.02

Oct 31, 2016

Release 02.02.02.00

New

  • On the Customer Settings page:
    • Added Tax Exempt option. If selected, all transactions for that customer are exempted and tax won't be calculated.  
    • Added Entity / Use Code option. Manage your customer's taxability by mapping appropriate Entity / Use Code(s). 

Oct 15, 2016

Avalara release 02.02.01.00

  • Compatible with OpenCart versions 2.0.0.0 to 2.1.0.2
  • Minor improvements and fixes

AvaTax for OpenCart 02.01

April 29, 2016

Release 02.01.01.01

Fixed

  • Minor improvements and fixes

February 29, 2016

Avalara release 02.01.01.00

  • Compatible with OpenCart version 2.1.0.1 and 2.1.0.2
  • In the Avalara Setttings, the Service URL now displays the options as Production and Sandbox instead of listing their links 

AvaTax for OpenCart 02.00

April 29, 2016

Release 02.00.04.01

Fixed

  • Minor improvements and fixes

January 29, 2016

Avalara release 02.00.04.00

  • A self-provisioning feature for new users lets you create a 30 day AvaTax account and company trial plan without any assistance. Download and install the AvaTax add-on in OpenCart. Then go to the OpenCart > Admin Panel > System > Settings > Avalara tab and click Sign Up.
  • Improved nexus functionality provides a list of suggested countries/states for nexusHoverTT.png and lets you select nexus in more than one jurisdiction for a company
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November 20, 2015

Avalara release 02.00.03.00

  • Fixed an issue with the Test connection functionality in production accounts. After you click Test connection, you can now see the list of companies in the Company Name drop-down.

October 6, 2015

Avalara release 02.00.02.00

  • Compatible with OpenCart version from 2.0.0.0 to 2.0.3.1 
  • The settings for AvaTax are now available under OpenCart > System > Settings. Select your store and click Edit in the action column. Go to the Avalara tab to edit the your Avalara configuration and settings.
  • Renamed Account Number to Account ID
  • The Test connection button is now available in the Avalara credentials
  • Added address validation functionality. You can now enable address validation for store and customer addresses.
  • To return validated address in uppercase, enable Avalara tab > Address Validation setting section >  Return address in upper case option.
  • The AvaTax for OpenCart integration details are now available in the Avalara Details section under the Avalara tab
  • Renamed Company Code to Company Name and the list is automatically populated after the successful verification of your AvaTax credentials
  • Fixed an issue regarding the discount applicable for a product in an invoice. This discount is now applicable only for a product and not all the products in an invoice.

April 30, 2015

Release 02.00.01.00

  • Compatible with OpenCart version 2.0.0.0, 2.0.1.0, and 2.0.1.1
  • Now, you can choose to send the Model Number, UPC, or SKU to AvaTax to control product taxability.HoverTT.png By default, the model number is sent to AvaTax.
  • Integration with PayPal payment gateway. You are now able to see tax details if you chose to make payment through PayPal.
  • Tax calculation is now based on the Ship-to address. If this address is not available, then the Bill-to address is used.
  • You can now apply a discount coupon to a transaction. Tax is calculated on the amount after the discount is deducted. 

AvaTax for OpenCart 01.07

May 7, 2015

Release 01.07.02.00

(This release is compatible with OpenCart v1.5.6.4 only)

New

  • Integration with PayPal payment gateway. You are now able to see tax details if you chose to make payment through PayPal.
  • You can now apply a discount coupon to a transaction. Tax is calculated on the amount after the discount is deducted. 

Changed

  • Tax calculation is now based on the Ship-to address. If this address is not available, then the Bill-to address is used.

January 15, 2015

Release 01.07.01.00

  • Compatible with OpenCart v1.5.6.4 only
  • Fixed the session-related warning messages displayed when the order quantity was updated for the first time. Subsequent updates to the order quantity does not trigger these warning messages
  • Now, you can choose to send the Model Number, UPC, or SKU to AvaTax to dictate product taxability.HoverTT.png By default, the Model Number is sent to AvaTax.

AvaTax for OpenCart 01.03

January 8, 2015

Release 01.03.04.00

(This release is compatible with OpenCart v1.5.6 only)

New

  • Now, you can choose to send the Model Number, UPC, or SKU to AvaTax to control product taxability.HoverTT.png By default, the model number is sent to AvaTax. In OpenCart Settings, under AvaTax Options, option to save a  UPC number and/or a SKU number

AvaTax for OpenCart 1.5

September 17, 2014

New

  • Added an option to save transactions to both OpenCart and AvaTax

August 14, 2014

  • AvaTax for OpenCart can calculate sales tax on handling fees.

May 29, 2014

  • AvaTax for OpenCart 1.5.6.1 Code Changes
  • Added an extension conflict checker so you can see if any other installed OpenCart extensions interfere with AvaTax
  • Clarified our error messages
  • AvaTax can calculate tax on shipping charges.
  • AvaTax shows total tax in addition to state and city tax.
  • Minimized tax calculations to reduce requests for tax calculations from our server

April 30, 2014

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