Tax Settings

Magento Tax Setup, Step 3: Set Up Tax Rates (CE 1.8/EE 1.13)
April 4, 2013

Set up tax rates for each geographical area for which you collect and remit taxes in your Magento store.

Magento Tax Setup, Step 2: Configure General Sales Tax Options (CE 1.8/EE 1.13 & Later)
April 4, 2013

Configure general sales tax options, which, along with tax classes, tax rates, and tax rules, are the basis of tax calculations in Magento.

Magento Tax Setup, Step 1: Set Up and Apply Customer and Product Tax Classes (CE 1.8/EE 1.13)
April 4, 2013

Set up customer and product tax classes, which, along with tax rates and tax rules, are the basis of tax calculations in Magento.

Understanding How to Set Up Taxes in Magento (CE 1.8/EE 1.13 & Later) (Four-Part Series)
April 4, 2013

High-level overview of all the steps necessary for setting up tax calculations in your Magento store, with links to detailed step-by-step topics.

Magento CE 1.8 and EE 1.13: Recommended Tax Configurations and Best Practices
February 25, 2013

Overview of problem tax displays with recommended configurations for Magento tax calculations in US, Canada, and Europe.

Tax On Shipping
Platform: Magento Go
October 2, 2012

Tax on Shipping makes it easy to meet complex regional tax requirements, and can be used with any shipping method, existing tax classes, and rules. Tax on Shipping supports both inclusive and exclusive pricing, and includes a variety of tax calculations.

Deleting Tax Rates
Platform: Magento Go
April 20, 2012

Tax rates can be deleted individually or as a group. The first method can be used to delete a single tax rate while the record is open in edit mode. The second method can be used to delete selected records as a group.

Understanding Tax Settings
Platform: Magento Go
November 12, 2011

Magento Go allows you to set tax zones and rates, tax classes for products and customers, and tax rules. These articles and videos will help you learn how to configure the appropriate taxes for your Magento Go store.

Compound Tax Rules
Platform: Magento Go
November 11, 2011

For compound taxes, the total cost of a product or service is taxed at one rate, and then the total of that amount, including the first tax amount, is taxed a second time. For example, in Quebec and Prince Edward Island (PEI) in Canada, the Canada General Sales tax is calculated and added to the price of a product. Then the Quebec or PEI provincial tax rate is calculated for that total amount, which is added to the previous total. Compound tax is also known as stacked tax.

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