How Does the WA State Dynamic Sales Tax Add-on Work?
Merchants who need to charge taxes specific to Washington State may wish to use Shift4Shop's WA State Dynamic Sales Tax add-on.
This add-on is useful since it allows your store to properly and accurately calculate taxes using Washington State's Destination-based Sales Tax methods.
If you have already purchased this add-on for your Shift4Shop store, the followingsteps will help you set it up.
When you receive notification that the module has been enabled on your store:
If you haven't set up tax calculation methods on your store yet, you will see a placeholder page titled "Configure your store's tax settings" and a button labeled "Add New Sales Tax" at the bottom of the placeholder page. Proceed with the next steps.
Enabling the module
On the Sales Tax page, look for the "Real-time tax calculation" section towards the bottom half of the page where you will find your Washington State Tax settings. You will see three checkboxes:
After you've completed configuring your settings, click "Save" at the top right and you're all done. Your store will now calculate Washington based sales tax in real-time.
If you would like to confirm that proper tax charges are being furnished by the add-on, you may use Washington's DOR Tax Rate Lookup Tool, located by clicking here.