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Why Did I Get a Doc Status Invalid upon Import?

Overview

When trying to calculate tax, an error "Doc Status Invalid" appears, preventing transactions from committing to the Admin Console.

Environment

AvaTax

Resolution

  • Doc Status Invalid indicates that the transaction is already in the Admin Console.
    • If the invoices in the Admin Console are correct you don't have to worry about the error
    • If you're trying to adjust an existing document, change the process code to a 4 and re-import the file. This allows for an override of the existing documents.
  • If you're entering a transaction with multiple lines, make sure all lines are grouped together sequentially, before moving on to another DocCode.

Next steps

For more information, read manage transactions.

Read more about doc status errors on Developer.Avalara.com.