Item Tax Codes

Learn to use the AvaTax API to set up tax codes for any item that your company sells.

Tax codes reference the set of rules and regulations that define how a particular item is to be taxed. We provide a tax code and the corresponding item code when recording a transaction in Avalara. Avalara calculates the tax for the recorded transaction based on these two codes.

The {{BASE_URL}}/companies/{{companyId}}/taxcodes/ endpoint in Avalara helps us create these tax codes. We can also use pre-defined tax codes available in Avalara to calculate the tax for an item correctly according to the jurisdictions the item falls in. Here’s a list of some of these tax codes:

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