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Creating a Tax Code

Use the following procedure to create tax codes.

This task is a step in Tax Code Administration.

To create a tax code

  1. Navigate to the Tax Service Admin screen > Tax List view.
  2. In the Taxes list, create a new record, and complete the fields.

    Some of the fields are described in the following table.

    NOTE:  You can enter data in either the Amount or Percent field, but not both.



    The name of the tax.


    The tax defined as a percentage. The amount of tax charged is the percent value multiplied by the price for the line item.


    Tax defined as a flat fee. The flat fee is a preset amount.

    Start Date

    The date the tax becomes active.

    End Date

    The date the tax becomes inactive.


    The currency of the tax. Defaults to the default currency of the application.


    City in which the tax applies. It may apply in many different cities depending on the properties associated with the tax.


    State in which the tax applies. This field is automatically populated when the City field is completed.

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