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Why am I getting DocType invalid errors when I try to import my transactions?

Overview

I'm trying to import my transactions and am getting an error that says DocType invalid.

Environment

Avalara Avatax

Resolution

  • Always use one of the following DocTypes for your transactions, this is a required field (Single Integer only, no parentheses)
    • 1) Sales invoice
    • 3) Purchase invoice
    • 5) Return invoice
    • 7) Inventory Transfer invoice

Cause

DocType column will generate error if left blank, is required.