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Why am I receiving "Unable to import the file. Must specify valid information for parsing in the string."?

Overview

When attempting to import transactions into AvaTax Admin Console, I receive "Unable to import the file.  Must specify valid information for parsing in the string."

Environment

Avalara AvaTax

Resolution

When using the transaction import template, make sure there are no additional columns after "BY" IsSellerImporterOfRecord.  Any additional columns after Column BY should be deleted. It's possible the last column is entitled "Errors". The 'Errors column must be deleted.

 

Once deleted re-import the file into the Admin Console.