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Switch between sandbox and production environments

This article applies to:AvaTax for QuickBooks Desktop

 

You can switch between sandbox and production environments internally immediately after you sign in to AvaTax or later.

You may or may not need to sign in again depending on the fact that you use the same or different credentials for the two environments.

Switch environment using the Get Started page

To switch between the AvaTax environments before you complete the Get Started settings, follow these steps:

  1. On the Get Started page, expand Sign in to AvaTax.
  2. You can see the following buttons depending on the environment you are signed in:
    • Switch to production environment: If you are signed in to a sandbox environment.
    • Switch to sandbox environment: If you are signed in to a production environment.
  3. Click the button to switch to that environment.

The connector takes you to the selected environment if you use same sign-in credentials for both the environments. Else, it takes you back to the sign-in page.

Switch environment using the Account page

To switch between the AvaTax environments after you complete the Get Started settings, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Account page if you are not there already.
  2. In the AvaTax account section, you can see the following buttons depending on the environment you are signed in:
    • Switch to production environment: If you are signed in to a sandbox environment.
    • Switch to sandbox environment: If you are signed in to a production environment.
  3. Click the button to switch to that environment.

The connector takes you to the selected environment if you use same sign-in credentials for both the environments. Else, it takes you back to the sign-in page.

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