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Why is an address that is on USPS.com not validating?

Overview

You are trying to calculate tax but are getting an error indicating an address is invalid, you checked the address on usps.com and it is valid. You want to know what you can do to complete your invoice.

 

 Environment

Avalara AvaTax

 

Resolution

  • Use "General Delivery" on the first line of the address to calculate using the zip code tax rate
  • We periodically update our database to include new addresses, expect it to be available in our service at the next update, within 1 - 3 months.