Set up sales tax reporting codes


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The Sales tax reporting codes refer to a field number on a sales tax report. They are used on country specific report layouts and the Sales tax payment by code report to print sales tax amounts for a settlement period summarized per reporting code. After you create Sales tax reporting codes, you can refer to them on the Report setup FastTabs in the Sales tax code page.

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  1. Go to Tax > Setup > Sales tax > Sales tax reporting codes.
  2. Click New.
  3. Select the report layout that the reporting code belongs to.
    • This layout is used to filter the available reporting codes for a Sales tax code. Each Sales tax code belongs to a settlement period which belongs to a Sales tax authority which uses a Report layout.
  4. Enter a number that refers to a field on a sales tax report.
  5. In the Report text field, enter a description to display on reports.
  6. In the Brief description field, enter a description for internal purposes.
  7. Click Save.