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How do I use my Site address to calculate tax in AX 2012?

Overview

You want to know how to apply a ship-from (origin) address to a line in a transactionHoverTT.png in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 so tax will be calculated from the pickup location.

Environment

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Resolution

  • Use a line-level ship-to address and select pick up as the delivery method:
    • Click Delivery tab > next to Mode of delivery > select a ship-to delivery mode such as Customer pickup
    • AX will make the delivery address (the ship-to address) the ship-from address, full instructions including screen shots are below

 

 

 

 

  • Follow the usual steps to create a new transaction such as a sales order:

    • In the Accounts Receivable module, at the upper left, click Sales Order.
      DAX_LineLevelShipTo1.png
    • In the Create sales order dialog box, next to Customer account, select a customer and then click OK.
      DAX_LineLevelShipTo2.png
  • In the Sales Order pane, on the toolbar in the Show group, click Header view.
    DAX_LineLevelShipTo3.png
  • In the Header view pane, under Setup, next to Sales tax group, select AVATAX, and then click Close.
    DAX_LineLevelShipTo4.png
  • In the Sales Order pane, on the toolbar in the Show group, click Line view.
    DAX_LineLevelShipTo5.png
  • Under Sales order lines, click Add line, and under Item number, select an item.
    DAX_LineLevelShipTo6.png
  • Under Site, select a Ship-from address.
    DAX_LineLevelShipTo7.png
  • Fill in or select the other details for the line such as Warehouse and Unit Price, and then at the lower left, click Line details.
  • In the Line details pane, click the Address tab, and next to Delivery address, select a ship-to address.
    DAX_LineLevelShipTo9.png
  • Click the Delivery tab, and next to Mode of delivery, select a ship-to delivery mode such as Customer pickup. AvaTax for Microsoft Dynamics AX will make the delivery address (the ship-to address) the ship-from address.
    DAX_LineLevelShipTo10.png
  • Click the Setup tab, and next to Sales tax group, select AVATAX.
    DAX_LineLevelShipTo11.png
  • On the Microsoft Dynamics AX toolbar, click Totals.
    DAX_LineLevelShipTo12.png
    In the View sales order totals dialog box, next to Sales tax, you'll see a sales tax total based on the ship-from address that you selected in the Line details step.
    DAX_LineLevelShipTo13.png