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OpenCart 1.4 Beginner's Guide by Murat Yilmaz

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Chapter 3. Tax Management

In most cases, the tax rate for an online order was simply calculated according to shipping location. OpenCart has an easy to use, simplified tax system which works according to geographic zones of customer shipping addresses.

In this chapter we shall learn about:

  • The basics of taxes according to shipping address
  • Types of OpenCart Geo Zones
  • Adding a Geo Zone
  • Assigning a Geo Zone to a tax class
  • Assigning a tax class to a product
  • Displaying prices without tax on storefront
  • How checkout pages change the final price according to different tax classes

OpenCart tax system

OpenCart currently only supports defining tax rates according to the shipping address.

Note

For this section, we will ignore taxes which can be applied specifically ...

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