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What does the exemption information in the ExemptReson column detail in the Document Line Detail Report?

Overview

You see exemption detail referring to customer and product in the ExemptReason column in the Document Line Detail export report:

"CUSTOMER IS EXEMPT, LINE EXEMPT OVERRIDE = EXEMPT.  CUSTOMER TAX CODE = EXEMPT, LINE TAX CODE = EXEMPT, DOESN?T MATTER WHAT THE PRODUCT TAXABILITY IS"

and you want to know what this information means.

Environment

Avalara AvaTax

Resolution

  • CUSTOMER IS EXEMPT: The customer is exempt
  • LINE EXEMPT OVERRIDE = EXEMPT: Exemption entered on the line using an exemption certificate number or entity use code
  • CUSTOMER TAX CODE = EXEMPT: The customer is exempt
  • LINE TAX CODE = EXEMPT: The exemption was applied at the line level
  • DOESN?T MATTER WHAT THE PRODUCT TAXABILITY IS.: Exemption is applied at the line level, product taxability is moot