Avalara API 20.3 Patch Notes

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

ENVIRONMENT URL RELEASE DATE
Sandbox https://sandbox-rest.avatax.com 2020-03-19                                                                        
Production https://rest.avatax.com 2020-03-26    

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.

Fixes and improvements

  • Added Bulk account support for company returns (Filings Calendar)
  • Added Logging for all requests that set LocalNexusTypeId as configurable
  • Converted Lodging RateTypeCode to General when creating custom rule
  • Added minor documentation updates for CreateBatches API
  • Fixed incorrect LineAmount in transaction response when AggregateReport is set to true
  • Fixed NullReferenceException in GetCompanyRuleExecutions
  • Fixed Advanced Rules to work with Adjust tax workflow
  • Fixed Advanced Rules that apply to Recalculating transactions
  • Backfilled ErrorCodes for existing error transaction data
  • Resolved generic 500 error returned when user attempts to use ListErrorTransactions with an unknown filter name
  • Made CompanyCode optional upon company creation; when value is not supplied, use CompanyName with no spaces and special characters as code
  • Fixed InternalServerError and RemoteServerError descriptions with missing error body text
  • Removed restriction on isAllJuris while creating new custom tax rules
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