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Building E-commerce Sites with VirtueMart Cookbook by John Horton

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Configuring VAT on the entire purchase (including or excluding VAT on delivery costs)

This recipe shows you how to configure a basic Value Added Tax. After careful consultation with your tax lawyer/accountant here is how you implement a rate of 20 percent VAT on the entire customer purchase including delivery.

Getting ready

Consult with a tax lawyer/accountant if your VAT rate should be added onto delivery or not.

How to do it...

As usual we will see that taken a step at a time there is nothing complex about this type of shipping configuration:

  1. From the Products menu select Taxes and Calculation Rules. Now click on New. Configure the Tax and Calculation Rule page like the following:

    Enter or select the following values for the corresponding fields. ...

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