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AvaTax API 20.1 Patch Notes

  • Jan 22, 2020 | Rohish Deshmukh

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

ENVIRONMENT URL RELEASE DATE
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

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.
Rohish Deshmukh
Avalara Author
Rohish Deshmukh
Rohish Deshmukh
Avalara Author Rohish Deshmukh
Rohish Deshmukh is a senior software engineer on the Avalara AvaTax API team since late 2017. He works on improvement and maintenance of the AvaTax REST API. In his spare time, Rohish manages Avalara's unofficial soccer team and loves reading articles on health and wellness.