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Use latitude and longitude coordinates in QuickBooks Desktop

This article applies to:AvaTax for QuickBooks Desktop

There may be times when you want AvaTax to use GPS coordinates instead of a ship-to address for tax calculation.


  1. In QuickBooks Desktop, go to File > AvaTax > Preferences.
  2. Select Tax Calculation.
  3. On the General tab, select Use Lat / Long Coordinates for Tax Calculation if Available. ​​​​​
  4. In the Customer Center or Vendor Center, open or create a customer record.
  5. Next to SHIP TO, select Lat/Long.
  6. In Address Line 1, enter LAT:X,LONG:Y and select +.
  7. Select OK.
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