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How can I calculate Landed Cost with Avalara?

Overview

You want to know how you can calculate landed cost with Avalara.

Environment

Avalara LandedCost

Resolution

  • Landed Cost calculation is available, ask your Account Manager for details on how to add the service
  • To calculate Landed Cost your accounting system must be able to send us the required information (marked Required in the API documentation, separated by feature)
  • Go to the All Taxes Reports to see the landed cost calculation amounts (Reports > All Taxes Reports > Export Reports)

Note: “Landed cost” is a shipping term used to explain the total cost of getting a physical item from point A to B - used most frequently when A and B are different countries. 
A "landed" cost considers the cost of goods plus the total door-to-door shipping & logistics costs, insurance and all export/import customs duty, and tax obligations.