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What is the difference between an address validation and a get tax call in usage?


You see that your account usage includes address validations and gettax calls and you want to know what the difference is.


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  • An Address Validation is a call to our service to review an address in our database for the purpose of correction 
  • A GetTax call is a call to our service to calculate tax
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