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Why do the Total cells on the Sales and Sellers Use Tax Levels Report not add up?

Overview

You need to file in California using the Sales and Sellers Use Tax Levels report, but need assistance understanding what the fields mean.

Environment

Avalara AvaTax

Resolution

  • The 'Total' rows on the Sales and Sellers Use Tax Levels report are not totals of the cells listed above, but are the average of the cells above.
    • Example:
    • The amount listed as the total, $90967.37, is the average of the two Orange STJ cells listed above.
      • (182361.48 - 426.74) / 2 = 90967.37
  • The only cells on the total line that will be totals are the last two Columns N) Rate and O) Amount