Defining E-Business Tax

Countries have a tax authority that regulates tax law. The laws have rules, which are set by the tax authorities. Rules determine the treatment of taxes set by the tax authorities. The rules are applicable within a boundary. Oracle E-Business Suite uses E-Business Tax (EBTAX) to calculate the tax on transactions based on rules.

The key steps in defining EBTAX are listed as follows:

  • Create Tax Regime the set of rules
  • Create Tax
  • Create Tax Status
  • Create Tax Rate
  • Create Tax Jurisdiction boundaries where the tax is applicable
  • Create Tax Account
  • Create Defaulting Rules

In this recipe, we will look at the steps required to set up a new tax rule within a boundary for a tax authority.

Let's assume that the government has decided to introduce ...

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