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Avalara AvaTax for NetSuite 4 Release Notes

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Read older release notes to learn about the previous additions, changes, and fixes to AvaTax for NetSuite 4. For more detailed information about AvaTax for NetSuite, see the AvaTax for NetSuite guide.

See the latest release notes.

December 16, 2015

AvaTax for NetSuite release 4.9.1


December 9, 2015

  • Avalara release 4.9
  • Faster configuration: The new Setup Assistant walks a new user through all the essential configuration steps 
  • You can now create the address validation batch based on a customer's initials
  • Fixed the issue where uncommitted transactions were posted on the Admin Console
  • Fixed the issue where the shipping tax was not applied for Canadian transactions
  • Fixed the "You cannot edit the end of group line" error generated while saving a transaction having a group item
  • Fixed the "Cannot find function getDetails in object" error generated during execution of the Create Recalculation Batch process
  • You can now process up to 40,000 transactions with the Reconciliation utility. Please note that you can view only the first 1000 transactions after you click View Details
  • Fixed the issue where tax calculation was incorrect for Canadian transactions with Tax Code as AVATAX-CAN
  • Fixed an issue where the Addressee value automatically populates with the Customer Name after an address validation 
  • Fixed an issue where the tax amount in a locked transaction in AvaTax changed to 0 if it was edited

October 6, 2015

  • Avalara release 4.8
  • Fixed the "Partner information cannot be passed to service as the required features are not enabled" message displayed when you selected the Customer ID / Name option for Customer Code on AvaTax configuration
  • Fixed the issue where a credit memo, created from an existing invoice, failed to save when the tax code was selected as Non-AvaTax
  • Fixed the issue where the tax code Not-Taxable did not override the AvaTax item tax code for an item on an invoice
  • Fixed the "Cannot read property '0' of undefined" error generated while saving a sales order
  • Fixed the issue where the exemption certificate number from the customer master was not used for exempting a customer from sales tax

July 31, 2015

  • Avalara release 4.7
  • Compatible with NetSuite 2015.2
  • Revised URLs not compatible with NetSuite

July 2, 2015

  • Avalara release 4.6
  • Added Sales Tax Adjustment feature for credit memos. In a credit memo, for a non-inventory item, a sales tax adjustment, with line amount as 0 and the tax amount in the Tax Credit, the Tax Credit amount is processed as the tax amount for tax adjustment.
  • You can now export the address validation batch details in .csv format when you validate multiple addresses at the same time
  • Fixed an issue with freight tax for Canadian transactions
  • Fixed the "null value" error generated while saving a quote or creating/editing an invoice
  • Fixed the "This Document has not used AvaTax Services for Tax Calculation. UseTax Assessment is disabled in Configuration Settings" warning message displayed for all vendors when the Use Tax Assessment feature was disabled. This warning will now be displayed only if the Use Tax Assessment feature is enabled for a vendor but disabled in AvaTax configuration

May 15, 2015

April 30, 2015

April 2, 2015

  • Avalara release 4.4
  • Added appropriate messages in reverse charge invoices that have transactionsHoverTT.png in European countries. These messages appear in the Invoice Messaging at the document level for a transaction if the following conditions are true:
    • Customer must have a Tax registration number
    • The Transaction must contain different Origin & Destination EU addresses
    • Item must be taxable with tax code type of Physical/Service/Digital

February 12, 2015

  • Avalara release 4.3
  • Added consumer use tax feature. You are now able to calculate tax on vendor bills and vendor credits 
  • Fixed an error displayed during execution of scheduled automated script for address validationHoverTT.png
  • Fixed an error experienced during approval of sales orders and return authorizations
  • You can now send special characters as a part of the tax registration number during tax calculation

December 10, 2014

  • Avalara release 4.2.1
  • You can now exempt transactions for non-taxable customers
  • Users without administrator rights can view the tax details for a transactionHoverTT.png by clicking on the AvaTax document number on the AvaTax tab
  • You can map entity/use codesHoverTT.png to custom addresses for a transaction
  • The Valid Address (AvaTax) checkbox displays the status of address validationHoverTT.png in the customer master

October 31, 2014

  • Avalara release 4.2
  • Now you can send a transaction number from NetSuite to AvaTax and use it to match documents. This number is displayed on the Admin Console as ReferenceCode.
  • Now you can use entity/use codesHoverTT.png when you process transactions via comma-separated values and Web Services
  • Now you can process tax calculations through Workflow Action scripts
  • Now you can abort transactions processed through Workflow Action Scripts if you find incomplete data or other tax-calculation errors while saving
  • Now you can send an auto-generated number from NetSuite to either CertCapture or Certs for identifying the certificate
  • Fixed errors caused by empty fields
  • Fixed mismatched transaction amounts in non-taxable documents

September 5, 2014

  • Avalara release 4.1.3
  • This release fixes a problem that some users had when they used AvaTax for NetSuite with other customizable NetSuite bundles.

August 20, 2014

  • Avalara release 4.1.2
  • Now you can validate addresses from the customer master record.

July 18, 2014

  • Avalara release 4.1.1
  • Now you can save a $0 transaction

March 28, 2014

  • Avalara release 4.1
  • Added Request exemption certificate and Add customer to CertCapture buttons
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