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How do I get Avatax to show in the Quickbooks File Menu?

Overview

You recently installed Avatax for Quickbooks, but the "Avatax" menu is not appearing in the FILE menu in Quickbooks.

Environment

QuickBooks

Resolution

  • Close QuickBooks.
  • Start Task Manager.
  • Verify QBW32.exe is not running.
  • If QBW32.exe is running, select it click End Process
  • Right click the QuickBooks startup icon and choose "Run as Administrator."
  • Log in normally and verify that AvaTax can now be found under the File menu.