Tax Table Management

SmithCart > Tax

To load the manage tax table screen, navigate to the admin menu in the BuyNow module and select Tax.

Then, click on the “Tax Table” tab on the Tax Setup management screen.

 

 

Without tax tables imported, you will see the following screen.

 

 

If you have tax tables imported, you will see the following screen.

 

 

Clicking the “Delete Tax Table” button deletes all Tax Tables previously imported.

 


 

Import Tax Rates

In order for the cart to calculate tax using the tax table method the Smith_Tax table needs to be populated with tax rates. To populate the Smith_Tax table you can use SQL Server management Studio or use the instructions in the Tax Table Import section.

Tax Table Tips

Calculating Tax based on State/Province/Region and City

To setup the cart to calculate tax based on the state, province or region and city you will need to populate the following fields in the Tax Table Management screen:

  • State, province or region
  • City
  • Tax Rate

When the fields above are populated the cart will look up the “ship to city” and “ship to state” or region/province in the Smith_Tax table and return the tax rate.

 
Calculating Tax based on State/Province/Region Only

To setup the cart to calculate tax based on the state, province or region only you will need to populate the following fields in the Tax Table Management screen:

  • State, province or region
  • Tax Rate

When the fields above are populated the cart will look up the tax rate based on the state/region/province in the Smith_Tax table and return the proper tax rate during checkout.