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What must happen when adding a new subsidiary to NetSuite?


You added a new subsidiary to NetSuite and the Admin Console. You need the new subsidiary to use AvaTax in NetSuite.




  • In Netsuite: go to Avalara->Setup->Configure Avalara
    • Renter the License Key, Username and Password, then click Validate
      • Go to the Tax Calculation tab
      • Scroll down and find the new subsidiary
      • Click on that row, in the second column, and switch the Default Tax Code setting to AVATAX.
  • On the customer records for the new subsidiary ensure the Tax Item is set to AVATAX
  • Change the Default Company Code for the subsidiary to match the company code you defined in Avalara Admin Console.
    • For information on how to create a company in Avatax please Click Here