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Why are transactions taxing in Streamlined Sales Tax states and not in other states?

Overview

You want to know why transactions are taxing in Streamlined Sales Tax (SST) states and not in other states.

Environment

AvaTax AvaTax Update

Resolution

An SST requirement is that item descriptions must be passed at the transactional detail level.

If the item description field is left blank, that line level will default to tax.