AvaTax API 20.1 Patch Notes

This article is about the January 2020 monthly update to the AvaTax API.

Sandbox https://sandbox-rest.avatax.com 2020-01-27                                                                        
Production https://rest.avatax.com 2020-01-30    

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.

Locations API improvements

  • Added new marketplace locations definitions API to list system suggested locations for a marketplace
  • Added new API to support expiration and creation of a company location
  • Updated the company location APIs to prevent date range overlap for company locations with the same location code

Transaction bug fixes

  • Fixed unavailability of Taxable Units in tax details of REST response
  • Fixed generic 500 error if user attempts to use ListErrorTransactions with an unknown filter
  • Added Amount, Datasource, ShipToCountry, and ShipToRegion fields to ListErrorTransactions API
  • Added functionality for transactions to support Basic Returns subscription only

Fixes and improvements

  • Added Amusement, Hospitality, RentalLeasing to taxTypeGroups
  • Updated EWaste tab name to Recycling in taxTypeGroups
  • Added deployment to AWSCQA from GitLab CI
  • Added custom rules determination factor to InspectLine API
  • Fixed the duration and storage for LocalJurisdictionFetchCache
  • Resolved missing error body text issue from Internal and Remote server errors
  • Fixed TaxAddressError for non-US addresses that also include geocode coordinates
  • Updated documentation to clearly state one exposure zone per certificate
  • Added support for OutOfHarbor TaxOverrideType
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