Setting up Taxes

Video Summary

This video will introduce you to sales tax and nexus. BigCommerce and Avalara have made it easy to set up accurate tax collection inside your Bigcommerce control panel.  You will learn how to quickly set up automatic tax calculation through our integration with Avalara.  If you have special tax needs or operate outside of the United States, you will need to set up taxes manually.
  • The two Methods for calculating sales tax through BigCommerce (0:06)
  • What is Sales Tax Nexus (0:30)
  • Nexus example (1:13)
  • Setting up Taxes (1:40)
  • Automatic Tax Calculation & Avalara (1:46)
  • Configuring Automatic Tax Calculation Settings (2:05)
  • The difference between Inclusive and Exclusive Sales Tax (2:40)
  • Linking your paid Avalara Account to BigCommerce (3:06)
  • Setting up Manual Tax Calculation (3:23)
  • Tax Classes (3:41)
  • Adding a Tax Zone (3:53)
  • Adding a Tax Rate (4:04)

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