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Why am I getting a COM error upon installation of Avatax for Quickbooks?

Overview

You are attempting to install AvaTax but receive the following error "Cannot create QBXMLRP2 COM component".

Environment

Quickbooks

Resolution

  • Ensure you are logged in as Admin on the machine you wish to install AvaTax on
  • This error is related to a corrupted QuickBooks Desktop installation.  We suggest re-installing QuickBooks and check if the issue still persists.