AvaTax VAT Badge Requirements
Prerequisite - Avalara Certified for Sales Tax

*Avalara is expanding VAT functionality available within the AvaTax service. The complete set of requirements needed to achieve the VAT badge are in progress.

Additional Requirements - Customer Record Integration
NameTypeDescriptionComments
Business identification No
Required

Also known as VAT Registration ID – This data element should be found directly on the transaction (sales order, sales invoice) header. Some applications may not carry that information onto the transaction itself, and the connector may have to pull directly from the customer record.

Additional Requirements – Transaction Processing Integration
NameTypeDescriptionComments
Country Code (2 digit ISO code)
Required

The country code associated with the various addresses stored on the transaction must be sent. This information should not have to be sourced from the customer record.

Currency Code
Required

Transaction currency code – AvaTax needs to know the currency the document is transacted in, not the default currency information.

Ship-to address, including country code
Required

Ship-to address must contain country code.

Ship-from address, including country code
Required

Ship-from address must include country code.

EU Invoice Messaging
Suggested

Option to display messaging returned by the AvaTax engine on customer invoice.

Is Seller Importer of Record
Suggested

Is the merchant/seller the importer of record for this transaction.