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Does a return invoice require a negative item value?

Overview

You need to add some return or credit transactions and you want to know if the amounts on a Return Invoice document type need to be listed as a negative amount.

Environment

Avalara AvaTax

Resolution

  • Use a negative amount to credit in the Admin Console:
    • Manually added transactions and transaction imports use exactly the value you list
    • There is no conversion to a negative amount when you use a Return Invoice document type
  • The to use in your accounting system depends:
    • Your accounting system may convert the amounts to negative or require a negative number on the invoice; refer to the user guide to determine if the amounts need to be entered as a negative value in your accounting system

 

 

 

 

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