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Avalara AvaTax for QuickBooks Desktop Release Notes

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Read the release notes to learn about the latest additions, changes, and fixes to AvaTax for QuickBooks Desktop. 

AvaTax for QuickBooks Desktop

AvaTax for QuickBooks Desktop release 1.00.87, August 21, 2018   

New

  • Added the ability pass a location code on a Purchase Invoice

Changed

  • Removed the "Taxable Sales by COGS" tax code TCG

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue that caused a blank error message to display when adding a customer to CertCapture
  • Fixed an issue where overcharge and undercharge calculation were not triggering when attempting to assess consumer use tax
  • Fixed an issue where the "revenue account" value is blank due to the "Send Item Account To AvaTax" flag being set as 'False'
  • Fixed an issue where an unhandled exception error could occur when the AvaTax preferences menu was opened
  • Fixed an issue that could result in files being deleted from the Avalara bin folder after a "AvaTax has Stopped Working" error
  • Fixed an issue in which a credit memo created using "AvaTax Sales Tax Only Adjust" would post $0.00 in sales tax
  • Fixed an issue where the Destination/ShipTo address was not consistently being set when the AvaTax-POS tax code is used
  • Fixed an issue where a user was unable to validate credentials after upgrading to v.86.xx
  • Fixed an issue in which a "Connection Test failed" was being displayed after using connector v86.01 AvaTax preferences menu

 

AvaTax for QuickBooks Desktop release 1.00.86.01, April 13, 2018   

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue where the initial tax calculation after starting QuickBooks was taking longer than expected.

 

AvaTax for QuickBooks Desktop release 1.00.86.00, March 30, 2018   

New

  • AvaTax is now compatible with QuickBooks Desktop 2018
  • Added a configuration option to toggle automated Error List pop-up
  • Added a configuration option to resume calculation after an address validation error when there's still enough information for calculation (i.e. when zip code is present)
  • Added a utility to update tax items

Changed

  • Renamed "Disable tax calculation" to "Disable automatic tax calculation"
  • Improved labels for exemption certificate settings
  • Improved error messaging in customer exemptions settings

Fixed

  • Fixed an issue where some users received an invalid certificate error
  • Fixed an issue where special characters were incorrectly encoded when records were imported from another source
  • Fixed an issue when creating a tax only credit memo that caused some users to receive a "You must enable Tax Adjustment functionality in configuration settings" message to display
  • Fixed an issue in the reconciliation function that resulted in some customers receiving an "Object reference not set to an instance of an object" error
  • Fixed an issue where discounts mapped to the tax code NT were being sent to AvaTax as taxable

 

AvaTax for QuickBooks Desktop release 1.00.85.00, June 5, 2017

New

  • Added the Use tax debit GL account option for non-inventory items
  • You can now import the settings of any QuickBooks Desktop company file to the current QuickBooks Desktop company file
  • Added the Enabled for AvaTax CUT field in Vendor Details. If the vendor is enabled for use tax assessment, this field displays Yes.
  • For calculating consumer use tax, you can now:
    • Use the vendor bill location
    • Have vendor bill and state references in GL Entry
  • You can now print a permissions report for all AvaTax integration points and their statuses

Changed

  • Improved the user interface for Setup Wizard and Preferences
  • The Setup Wizard now displays the progress while assigning AvaTax tax item to items

Fixed

  • Fixed the "ATS-291: Index was out of range" error that occurred when the line index was either non-negative or less than the size of the collection
  • Fixed QuickBooks Desktop status code 3340 and 3175 errors 
  • Fixed the "There is an error in XML document (2,2)" error that occurred while calculating consumer use tax for a vendor bill
  • Fixed the error that occurred while recalculating sales tax for transactions that appeared in the error list
  • Fixed the issue where an incorrect address was passed for Enter bills
  • Fixed the issue where transactions couldn't be added to the error list in QuickBooks Desktop
  • Fixed the issue where notifications were sent in multi-user environment while accessing preferences
  • Fixed the issue where the sales tax was calculated several times for a transaction
  • Fixed the issue where the address batch validation utility didn't validate the customer's ship-to addresses
  • Fixed the issue where the AvalaraEventCallback.dll stopped working while recalculating sales tax for all the transactions in the error list
  • Fixed the issue that occurred if the LastDocID was used instead of the LastDocCode during reconciliation
  • Fixed the following issues in the reconciliation utility:
    • The utility didn't reopen if it was closed while reconciling
    • The utility stopped while reconciling invoices  

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