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Can we use a tax calculation date in the past on a currently dated transaction?

Overview

You want to know if you can calculate tax for a transaction dated today, but apply a tax rate for a previous period.

Environment

Avalara Avatax

Resolution

  • To use a tax rate from a previous period, use a Tax Date Override and enter that date in the Tax Calculation Date.

 

Note: Most customers only use a tax calculation date override when processing a credit invoice, to ensure that the tax rate is identical to the original sale which they are crediting.