Taxes as we will see are quite straightforward to implement in VirtueMart. However, understanding exactly which taxes at which rates you should implement is anything but straightforward. They of course vary from country to country, state to state, and zone to zone. Punishments for getting it wrong range from a small fine to imprisonment. If there is one area of e-commerce worth paying for advice, it is taxes. Consult an accountant/tax lawyer, implement their recommendations, and then get them to check and review those implementations on a regular basis.
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