How do I add a new tax?

US Edition:

Before adding a tax, you will have to enable Sales Tax.

  • Go to Settings -> Taxes and click on the Enable Sales Tax button.

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  • Once sales tax is enabled, you can start adding new taxes in accordance with the state you sell products or render your service.
  • Click on +New Tax.
  • Enter a Tax Name, Rate(%) and a Tax Authority (Type to add) for the tax you are adding. Eg: Illinois Department of Revenue.

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Global Edition:

  • Go to Settings -> Taxes and click on +New Tax.
  • Enter a tax name and provide a Rate(%) for your tax.
  • Check the Yes, this is a compound tax box to define it as a compound tax, if necessary.
  • Click on Save.

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