Sales and Use Tax

Settings for sales and use taxes are made at the country level in SAP. There are standard taxing procedures defined in the R/3 System for many countries. You can also create your own taxing procedure if you want, although this is not recommended. In this section, you will concentrate on U.S. sales and use tax procedures and settings. There are two basic U.S. tax procedures: TAXUSJ and TAXUSX. In TAXUSJ, you create and maintain the tax percentage rates for each taxing jurisdiction by hand. Procedure TAXUSX utilizes a third-party tax system to maintain tax rates in the system. We will cover the basic configuration of TAXUSJ in this section.

The first setting you need to make is assigning a tax procedure to your company’s country. ...

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