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What is the functionality of the Importer of Record setting in Avatax?


You want to know the functionality for the Importer of Record setting in Avatax.







Importer of Record setting is located in the Nexus set up.  There is also an option to select this at the transaction level.

  • When a seller has Nexus enabled for the destination the following will occur. 
    • If the Importer of Record is selected, the invoice will source at the Destination (tax will be calculated at the destination).
    • If the Importer of Record is NOT selected, the invoice will source at the Origin  (zero-rated regardless of nexus (non-taxable export).


Next steps 

For more information, see Manage Place of Supply Settings




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