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How do I recreate the Avalara folder for Avatax for Quickbooks?


You need to recreate the Avatax folder for Avatax for quickbooks. This can be necessary if you're experiencing issues with Avatax.


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  • In QB go to File->Avatax->Configuration and back up all data on these tabs.

    • It is important to copy down the account number and license key

  • Close all instances of Quickooks running Avatax.

  • Go to where the company file is located and find the Avalara Folder
  • Open that folder and find the folder with the name of the company file needed, and delete/rename that folder. 

  • Now, open QuickBooks again.

  • The Avatax Setup Assistant will popup and follow the instructions onscreen.