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How can we calculate tax for a customer who has an exemption certificate on file?

Overview

You want to know how to calculate tax for a customer who has an exemption certificate on file.

Environment

Avalara Avatax

Resolution

  • In order to have Avalara calculate tax for a customer who has an exemption certificate on file you would need to pass an Entity Use Code of TAXABLE.

  • "TAXABLE" is the default Entity Use Code that will override an exemption certificate.

  • This can be changed under Settings>Exemption Certificate Options