Avalara AvaTax is a cloud-based solution that automates transaction tax calculations and the tax filing process.
Avalara provides real-time tax calculation using tax content from more than 12,000 US taxing jurisdictions and over 200 countries, ensuring your transaction tax is calculated based on the most current tax rules.
Follow the below steps to integrate AvaTax into your Swell store.
You can activate the AvaTax integration by navigating to the "Integrations" tab from the "Settings" sidebar option.
Click the "Activate" button to the right of the Avalara Avatax box.
You will be required to enter your company name, username, and password on the following popup box.
Sign up for an Avalara account if you haven't already to complete this step.
You may click the "Sandbox" option to test AvaTax on your Swell store before pushing the integration live.
Assign an AvaTax system tax code to an item
Swell store owners can also use AvaTax to assign tax codes to products by completing the following steps.
Step 1: Navigate to the products tab
Click the "Products" menu from the left sidebar on your Swell dashboard.
Step 2: Select the product you wish to edit
Step 3: Enter the system tax code
Enter the applicable AvaTax System Tax Code in the tax code field and click the "Save product" button once you're finished.
To see a listing of all available AvaTax System tax codes, click (http://taxcode.avatax.avalara.com).
Adding tax codes to shipping services
Swell store owners may want to add tax codes to individual shipping methods. You can do this by navigating to the shipping page via "Settings" on the left sidebar.
Select any shipping method by clicking the "Edit" button on its box.
A shipping tax code can then be entered in the tax code field.