Avalara AvaTax calculates taxes based on the tax code mapped to QuickBooks items.
Tax code mappings in Unify Enterprise
If you have different taxation codes for different product, each product can have a unique tax code for the calculation of tax accurately by Avalara AvaTax.
Note : Mapping tax codes to products using Unify Enterprise is optional. Tax Code mapping should be done in within the active company within the Avalara AvaTax account.
Tip: Tax code mapping in Unify Enterprise does not import or transfer into Avalara AvaTax.
To begin this process go to the Tools menu heading and select Avalara and select Product Tax Code Mapping.
How to map items with Tax Codes
Step 1: Select a product and click on Add Mapping. Enter the Avalara AvaTax Tax Code in the field and click save.
Step 2: The QuickBooks item now has an Avalara AvaTax Tax Code, which will be used to calculate taxed based on the item.
Click here to learn about setting up Tax Codes in Avalara AvaTax.