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Tax Rules

Tax rules incorporate a combination of product class, customer class and tax rate. Each customer is assigned to a customer class, and each product is assigned a product class. Magento analyzes the shopping cartA grouping of products that the customer wishes to purchase at the end of their shopping session. of each customer and calculates the appropriate tax according to the customer and product classes, and the region (based on the customer’s shipping address, billing address or shipping origin).

When numerous taxes must be defined, you can simplify the process by importing them.


Tax Rules
  • Field Descriptions

    Field

    Description

    Name

    The name of the tax rule.

    Tax Rate

    The tax rate that applies to this rule.

    Add New Tax Rate

     

    Additional Information

    Customer Tax Class

    The customer tax class that is associated with this rule.

    Add New Tax Class

     

    Product Tax Class

    The product tax class that is associated with this rule.

    Add New Tax Class

     

    Priority

    Enter a number to indicate the priority of this tax, when more than one tax applies. Lower numbers have higher priority. If two tax rules with the same priority apply then the taxes are added together. If two taxes with a different priority apply then the taxes are compounded. When taxes are compounded, the first priority tax is calculated on the subtotal amount, and then the second priority tax is calculated on the subtotal plus the first priority tax amount.

    Calculate off Subtotal Only

    Select this checkbox for taxes to be calculated based on the subtotal of the order. This means that for this tax rule, tax applies only to the subtotal of the order.

    Sort Order

    Specify the order in which tax rules are displayed on the Manage Tax Rules page. Lower numbers have higher sort order in the list.