AvaTax API 19.12 Patch Notes

This article is about the December 2019 monthly update to the AvaTax API.

Sandbox https://sandbox-rest.avatax.com 2019-12-12                                  
Production https://rest.avatax.com 2019-12-19

Sandbox testing window

The AvaTax release schedule includes a preview period during which time the latest software is available for integration testing in the AvaTax Sandbox Environment two weeks before launching to production. If your engineering team would like a sandbox account for integration testing purposes:

  • Development and Solutions Partners (DSP), please contact your Business Development Manager.
  • Avalara customers, please contact your Customer Account Manager or open a support ticket.

Error transaction API improvements

  • Error is NOT thrown, and list is returned if an AccountAdmin user attempts to use ListErrorCodes for a company in another account
  • Added IsRecordSetCountCapped property to ListErrorTransactions and ListErrorCodes APIs
  • Implemented IsRecordCountCapped property in ETS ListErrorTransactionsResponse and ListErrorCodesResponse objects

Returns API bug fixes

  • Added endpoints to expose FilingPeriods filed per company’s returns
  • Fixed ordering issues for Notices
  • Updated documentation for the payment model to display filingId as a required field
  • Added inverse quarterly and weekly filing frequencies to tax notices 
  • Corrected Post Notice Attachment swagger description
  • Fixed the generic 500 error when filtering the ListTaxForms API by a non-null fiscalYearStartMonth value
  • Attempting to create a company return setting without a companyReturnId or filingQuestionId that now results in a ValueRequiredError
  • Attempting to use the UpdateFilingCalendar API with a null model payload that now results in a ModelRequiredException
  • Fixed a bug on GetFilingCalendars

Fixes and improvements

  • Resolved Registrar Remove Subscription issue in Sandbox
  • Removed Internal Service URLs from RemoteServerError
  • Added Adjustment Reason and description to CreateOrAdjust model
  • Added special encoding for % while using Transaction APIs
  • Fixed the update or deletion of an expired subscription
  • Updated BizTech response check to include >500 status codes
  • Updated "Onboarding" endpoint label to "Provisioning" 
  • Fixed caching issue with subscriptions
  • Fixed a bug on locations without filter returning incorrect result
  • Added additional Filter Operators for Customers and Certificates fetch endpoints
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