Latest update: September 02, 2017 00:45 - Nat Dudley
The way you set taxes up in Vend depends on whether your in-store prices are displayed excluding tax, or including tax
Stores in the USA and Canada are tax-exclusive. New Zealand, Australian, and UK stores are tax-inclusive.
Setting up tax in:
Taxes in Vend can be set at a number of different levels:
Tax types can either be added from the Dashboard Getting Started wizard, or from the Sales Taxes Setup page.
This tax rate is now set as the default tax for your store.
IMPORTANT: Existing products will only have their tax rate updated if they are already set to use the 'default tax' for your store. You should confirm your products have the correct tax rate.
Once you've set up your default taxes, you can apply a different rate to a particular product.
If you're a Xero user, don't forget to set up your taxes in Xero.
A tax-exclusive retailer is a retailer who displays prices for products without their tax component. If your store is in the U.S.A. or Canada, this will be you.
Your taxes in Vend can be set at two levels:
Important: Vend's tax model does NOT support manufacturer-issued coupons, which require tax to be calculated on the before-coupon-discount-applied price. Tax in Vend is calculated after the discount is applied.
Your taxes will need to be created before you apply them.
To create a new tax rate navigate to Setup - Sales Taxes and click on 'Add Sales Tax.
Complete this for each individual tax rate in your region.
Your store will also have a 'no-tax' 0% rate set. You cannot remove this.
Once you've created your individual sales taxes, you can group them together to be applied to your store or products.
Remember, these will be itemised on your receipts.
To create a group tax:
Complete this for all the tax groups you need to create.
Once you've set up all your required tax rates, you need to apply them to your store or products.
On the Taxes page, for each outlet listed in the 'Default Outlet Tax' section. you will need set the default tax rate for sales and products for that outlet.
Click the 'Edit Outlet' link next to each outlet to set the tax rate.
Important: The default tax will not apply to existing products. If you've already added products to your store, you'll need to update these.
Don't forget that you can apply a tax rate to a specific product to override these settings.
If you're a Xero user, remember to set up your taxes in Xero.