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Avalara Connector for NetSuite SuiteTax Release Notes

This article applies to:Connector for NetSuite SuiteTax

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

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Always upgrade, configure, and test the new version in your sandbox environment first to ensure that your live business processes remain unaffected before you upgrade your production environment.

Connector for NetSuite SuiteTax (2022 releases)

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Note

If you are using AvaTax SuiteTax bundle version 1.8 or below, follow the steps before you upgrade.  

May 16, 2022

Release 2.0  

New

  • Support for bulk importing customers from NetSuite SuiteTax into CertCapture. Learn More.
  • Support for simultaneously creating multiple tax codes for multiple tax types and mapping them to the required nexuses. Learn More.
  • Support for sales tax calculation on the purchase order in NetSuite SuiteTax.

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue where custom addresses were not updated in the transaction post validation. 
  • Fixed an issue with incorrect rounding of the tax rate on the AvaTax Transaction Details page. 
  • Fixed an issue that caused the “Amounts returned by the tax engine were truncated based on the rounding setup for the currency” error message for transactions created in the Canada region. 
  • Fixed an issue with the pagination list not displaying rows corresponding to a value selected in the list on the Transactions > AvaTax tab. 

February 04, 2022

Release 1.9.1  

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue where a warning message "Please select an address line." was not displayed when no address was selected while adding a customer to CertCapture.
  • Fixed an issue that caused an error message "Unable to save the transaction due to an error being reported by the tax calculation engine: Tax Calculation Plugin error: Invalid tax calculation output: item line taxes array must contain exactly one element for every input line." to display when the workflow was enabled. 

January 17, 2022

Release 1.9  

New

  • Connector for NetSuite SuiteTax is now compatible with NetSuite 2022.1.

Changed

  • The NetSuite connector code is updated to support SuiteScript 2.0. The following suitelets and scripts were added and updated:
    SuiteLets User Event scripts Scheduled scripts Client scripts
    • AVA_GetCertificatesStatus_Suitelet
    • AVA_GetCertificates_Suitelet

    • AVA_GetCertImage_Suitelet

    • AVA_GetTaxHistory_Suitelet

    • AVA_ReconcileResultList_Suitelet

    • AVA_RecordLoadFromClient

    • AVA_TransactionTab_1
    • AVA_TransactionTab_2

    As part of SuiteScript 2.0 changes, the following Scheduled scripts are converted to Map/Reduce scripts:

    • AVA_AddressValidate_Sched
    • AVA_RecalculateTaxes_Sched

    • AVA_ReconcileTax_Scheduled

    • AVA_Entity_Client
    • AVA_Transaction_Client

Action Required: Before you upgrade to Avalara SuiteTax bundle v1.9, follow the steps:

  • If you're using a NetSuite Basic (Non-OneWorld) account:

  1. Go to Setup > Company > Company Information > Tax Registrations tab > unselect Avalara Plugin from the TAX ENGINE column wherever mapped.
  2. Select Save.
  3. Go to Customization > Plug-ins > Manage Plug-ins > and clear the AVALARA PLUGIN checkbox.
  4. Select Save.
  5. Upgrade the Avalara bundle.
  6. Go to Customization > Plug-ins > Manage Plug-ins > and select AVALARA TAX PLUGIN.
  7. Select Save.
  8. Add the Avalara Tax Plugin.
    Go to Setup > Company > Company Information > Tax Registrations tab > Add Avalara Tax Plugin to Tax Engine column wherever user needs to use AvaTax.
  9. Select Save.
  • If you're using NetSuite OneWorld account:

  1. Go to Setup > Company > Subsidiaries.
    Edit each subsidiary and then go to Tax Registrations tab > unselect Avalara Plugin from the TAX ENGINE column wherever mapped.
  2. Select Save.
  3. Go to Customization > Plug-ins > Manage Plug-ins and clear the AVALARA PLUGIN checkbox.
  4. Select Save.
  5. Upgrade the Avalara bundle.
  6. Go to Customization > Plug-ins > Manage Plug-ins > and select AVALARA TAX PLUGIN.
  7. Select Save.
  8. Go to Setup > Company > Subsidiaries.
    Edit each subsidiary and then go to Tax Registrations tab > add Avalara Tax Plugin to the Tax Engine column wherever user needs to use AvaTax.
  9. Select Save.

Connector for NetSuite SuiteTax (2021 releases)

November 8, 2021

Release 1.8  

New

  • Support for cross-border tax calculation in NetSuite SuiteTax. Learn More.

August 23, 2021

Release 1.7  

New

  • Added support for SuiteScript 2.0 authentication via a secret key. After you upgrade to version 1.7 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.

Changed

  • The NetSuite connector code is updated to support SuiteScript 2.0. The following suitelets and scripts were added and updated:
    SuiteLets User Event scripts Scheduled scripts
    • AVA_SecretKeyForm_Suitelet
    • AVA_Config_Suitlet

    • AVA_Config_Wizard

    • AVA_Config_Wizard1

    • AVA_QuickAddressValidation_Suitlet

    • AVA_Customer
    • AVA_Customer_Address
    • AVA_Customer_Certs
    • AVA_GetEntityUseCodesList_Scheduled
    • AVA_UpdateValidatedAddress_Sched

May 31, 2021

Release 1.6  

Changed

  • The NetSuite connector code is updated to support SuiteScript 2.0. The following suitelets and scripts were updated:
    SuiteLets User Event scripts Scheduled scripts
    • AVA_AddressValidationAssistant_Suitlet
    • AVA_AddressValidationResultList_Suitelet
    • AVA_AddressValidationResult_Suitelet
    • AVA_Certificates_Suitelet
    • AVA_CommittedList_Suitlet
    • AVA_EntityUseForm_Suitlet
    • AVA_EntityUseList_Suitlet
    • AVA_RecalculationBatches_Suitelet
    • AVA_RecalculationUtility_Suitelet
    • AVA_ReconciliationResult_Suitelet
    • AVA_Reconciliation_Suitelet
    • AVA_ShippingCodeForm_Suitlet
    • AVA_ShippingCodeList_Suitlet
    • AVA_TransactionList_Suitelet
    • AVA_TransactionLog_Suitelet
    • AVA_VoidedList_Suitelet
    • AVA_InventoryItems
    • AVA_Location
    • AVA_Nexus
    • AVA_Subsidiary
    • AVA_DeleteAddressValidationBatches_Sched
    • AVA_DeleteLogsOfDeletedTransactions
    • AVA_DeleteReconcileBatches_Sched

     

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue that caused the “Notice (SuiteScript), The field custpage_ava_entityusecodelist contained more than the maximum number ( 100000 ) of characters allowed” error message to display while accessing customer records.
  • Fixed an issue where disabling tax calculation resulted in an error when saving the transaction.

April 12, 2021

Release 1.5  

New

Avalara Connector now supports NetSuite SuiteTax Basic accounts (non-OneWorld). With Connector for NetSuite SuiteTax, you get the following:

  • Accurate sales tax calculations to the jurisdiction level for all supported NetSuite applications

  • Automated sales tax calculation for all major workflow functions, such as sales quotes, sales orders, sales invoices, credit memos and return order flows within NetSuite’s applications

To get started with Connector for NetSuite SuiteTax, see Set Up Connector for NetSuite SuiteTax.

February 22, 2021

Release 1.4  

New

  • Connector now lets you select a date for tax calculation other than the document date. By default, AvaTax uses the document date for tax calculation.

Connector for NetSuite SuiteTax (2020 releases)

October 28, 2020

Release 1.2.3  

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue that caused the ‘Unable to save the transaction due to an error being reported by the tax calculation engine: Connector SuiteTax Plugin does not support tax calculation for this transaction’’ error to display while approving a drop ship sales order.

September 11, 2020

Release 1.2.2  

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue that occasionally prevented the numbers in tax details and item amounts from balancing.

July 23, 2020

Release 1.2.1  

Changed

  • Connector now enables Tax Details Override when an unsupported transaction type is used (such as a purchase order).

March 27, 2020

Release 1.2  

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue that resulted in an error message displaying in NetSuite SuiteTax when trying to calculate tax for a Canadian province where NetSuite SuiteTax was set up to collect and pay tax but AvaTax wasn't.

Connector for NetSuite SuiteTax (2019 releases)

December 26, 2019

Release 1.1  

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue that prevented the use of Tax Details Override to enable save when using AvaTax on purchase orders and payable bills.

April 26, 2019

Release 1.0  

New

  • Connector is now compatible with NetSuite SuiteTax

 

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