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Avalara Sales Tax FAQ

  1. How do I look up a rate?
  2. How do I email a rate validation card?
  3. How do I look up a rate?
  4. What additional features are available for registered users?
  5. How do I save a location?
  6. How do I create an invoice?
  7. How do I modify an invoice?
  8. How do I send an invoice?

How do I look up a rate?

  1. Type an address: Click inside the search bar and type in an address. For best results, a full address is recommended.
  2. Click 'locate me': Click the "locate me" icon to gat a tax rate for the location of your physical presence.
  3. Interact with the map: Click around on the map to explore rates and jurisdictions.

How do I email a rate validation card?

From the Locations page, locate and click the "email" button. You will see a dialogue box that allows you to enter the recipient's email address, with an option to send a copy to yourself. Click "send" and the rate validation will be sent.

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How do I see jurisdiction breakdown?

First, you will need to sign up or log in to get free access to premium benefits such as getting full jurisdiction breakdown and managing invoices. Once yohttp://www.avalara.comu log in, you will be able to see all jurisdictional breakdowns on the "locations" page.

Jurisdiction Breakdown

What additional features are available for registered users?

  1. Save a location
  2. Store and tag rate lookups for future reference and quicker access.
  3. Jurisdiction details: There is more to a sale tax rate than the composite total. There can be up to six taxing jurisdictions for a single location. Premium users receive access to the full range of jurisdictional details.
  4. Save and email invoices

How do I save a location?

First, you will need to sign up or log in to get free access to premium benefits such as getting full jurisdiction breakdown and managing invoices. Once you log in you will be able to save a location by clicking on the "tag" icon on the "locations" page. Either click on the "new tag" button and enter a tag for the current location in the input field; or simply click on previously created category. Save your changes by clicking on the "check mark".

Save a Location

How do I create an invoice?

First, you will need to sign up or log in to get free access to premium benefits such as getting full jurisdiction breakdown and managing invoices. Once you log in you will be able to create an invoice on the "locations" page. Once you have looked up a rate, navigate to the section titled "Create and Share an invoice for this location." Add the proper information into the input fields and click "save to invoices".

Create an Invoice

How do I modify an invoice?

First, you will need to sign up or log in to get free access to premium benefits such as getting full jurisdiction breakdown and managing invoices. Once you log in you will be able to modify a previously created invoice by navigating to the "invoices" page. On the invoice page select or search for the invoice you would like to modify. With the invoice selected and expanded, click the "edit" button to revise an input field and click "save". You will see a dialogue box asking if you want to resend the invoice, make your selection and the modified invoice will be saved.

Modify an Invoice

How do I send an invoice?

First, you will need to sign up or log in to get free access to premium benefits such as getting full jurisdiction breakdown and managing invoices. Once you log in you will be able to send an invoice in one of two ways:

  1. On the "locations" page: Once you have looked up a rate, navigate to the page section titled "Create and Share an invoice for this location." Add the proper information into the input fields and click "email".You will see a dialogue box that allows you to enter the recipient's email address, with an option to send a copy to yourself. Click "send" and the invoice will be sent.
  2. Mail an Invoice from the Locations Page
  3. On the "invoices" page: Select or search for the invoice you would like to send. With the invoice selected and expanded, click the "email" button. You will see a dialogue box that allows you to enter the recipient's email address, with an option to send a copy to yourself. Click "send" and the invoice will be sent.
  4. Mail an Invoice

Sign Up is free with Avalara Sales Tax

Finding the right rate using advanced geo-location is the first step toward sales tax compliance, but there is no reason to stop there. Sign up for Avalara Sales Tax to unlock features that take you beyond a single rate search:

Jurisdictional Breakdown.

Many sales tax rates are derived from multiple taxing jurisdictions. Registration allows you to look beyond the total rate to determine how every percentage adds up.

Manage your locations.

There is no need to look up a rate twice. Save and manage previous location searches for immediate access to frequently used locations and past results.

Create and send invoices.

Take your rate search one step further by applying sales tax to individual line items and calculating totals. Save your invoices for future reference or send a completed invoice directly to your customer for accurate billing.

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