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AvaTax API 19.1 Patch Notes


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

ENVIRONMENT URL RELEASE DATE
Sandbox https://sandbox-rest.avatax.com 2018-01-21
Production https://rest.avatax.com 2019-01-30

Sandbox Testing Window

The AvaTax release schedule includes a preview period where 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, please contact your account manager or open a support ticket.

AVATAXCODE as a classification system

In addition to globally recognized classification systems, as TARIC, HTS, etc., Avalara maintains our own classification system, called AVATAXCODE. If you have used our ListTaxCodes API, you must be familiar with it. In this new release, you will notice this system is presented as one of the classification systems by our ListProductClassificationSystems API.

New TaxSubTypes

A few new Lodging TaxSubTypes are published in this release:

  • Casino
  • CulturalCenter
  • Exhibition
  • Exposition
  • NeighborhoodImprovement
  • Resort
  • SportsFacilities

Other Fixes and Improvements

  • Fix Onboarding API and CreateTransaction API unhandled errors
  • Publish enum integer values into Swagger.json file
  • Improve call efficiency for CommitTransaction API
  • Enforce EcmsSstCertsRequired to true for SST users
  • Fix an error in fetching deleted objects

Sales tax rates, rules, and regulations change frequently. Although we hope you'll find this information helpful, this blog is for informational purposes only and does not provide legal or tax advice.
Avalara Author
Qijing Yu
Avalara Author Qijing Yu
Qijing Yu started her journey at Avalara in early 2015. During her time with the company, she has gained a comprehensive understanding of tax compliance as a senior engineer across various teams and products. Today, she leads the AvaTax API and Developer Relations teams.