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How do I enter Consumer Use Tax transactions using a tax override?

Overview

You need to add Consumer Use Tax to your liability worksheet, but only want to add the tax amounts.

Environment

Avalara AvaTax

Resolution

  • Log into your Admin Console and go to Transactions > New
  • To add Consumer Use Tax, using a tax override:
    • First change the Document Type to Purchase Invoice
    • Enter the Origin and Destination addresses
    • Go to the lines tab and click the Add New Line button
      • Enter Line No: 1
      • Quantity: 1
      • Amount: 0
      • Select AccruedTaxAmount from the Tax Override Type drop-down list
      • Enter the Tax Override Amount
      • Enter the Tax Override Reason
    • Press the Add button
    • Click the Calculate Tax button on the left
  • Click the Save as Committed button