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Why is Utah sourcing tax at the origin?

Overview

You see that some of your sales have sales tax sourced based at the origin in Utah.

Environment

Avalara AvaTax

Resolution

  • For any sale where the origin and destination address are in Utah (an intrastate sale - occurs completely within one state) tax on most items will be based on the origin address rather than the destination
    • Sales which originate outside of Utah (Interstate sales - occurs between two states) will tax based on destination
    • Sales taxed with certain special tax types, such as a service tax type, will be taxed based on destination

 


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