How to set up automatic tax rates on shopify

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As far as you know, every shop owner must be in charge of paying the tax while they are selling their products regardless of the kind of business they choose. Many issues involved in tax make the shop owner feel complicated. For example, when you calculate the tax rate in a country, it will apply in every township and states also.

Shopify provides you a wonderful feature to solve that problem. It’s called Shopify’s automatic tax settings. Thanks to this, the rates will be updated steadily and accurately. To be more clear, I will choose a particular country which is the United States to illustrate.

Below are a few steps you can take to set up automatic tax rates.

How to set up automatic tax rates

To set up automatic tax rates on desktop

Step 1: Make sure your store is in the United States

Firstly, you need to sign in your Shopify and get access to the admin page. To set up automatic tax rates in the United States, your store address must be in there. Go to the Settings section and choose General. Scroll down to take a look of the Store address field. If your store is based in the United States for sure, go to the next step.

How to set up automatic tax rates

Step 2: Go to Settings and Taxes

On the left of the admin page, choose the button named Settings. Then, go to Taxes.

How to set up automatic tax rates

Step 3: Tap on United States

Scroll down the see the whole field of Tax rates. There is a list of all the destination you’ve had. Make sure to choose United States.

How to set up automatic tax rates

Step 4: Check the checkbox

In the Calculating taxes section, you need to check the checkbox which is Calculates taxes automatically.

How to set up automatic tax rates

Step 5: Enter a state

Afterward, take a view of the County, municipal, and state taxes. Then, type the state name that you want to calculate the taxes rate automatically in the textbox called State Name.

How to set up automatic tax rates

Step 6: Type the zip code

In this step, you have to enter your zip code in the text box next to the State Name.

How to set up automatic tax rates

Step 7: Click Add state

Finally, press on Add state to add the state which has set the automatic tax. When you’ve done, it will be shown in the list of all physical presences.

How to set up automatic tax rates

To set up automatic tax rates on iPhone

Step 1: Make sure your store is in the United States

Firstly, you need to sign in your Shopify and get access to the admin page. To set up automatic tax rates in the United States, your store address must be in there. Go to the Settings section and choose General. Scroll down to take a look of the Store address field. If your store is based in the United States for sure, go to the next step.

How to set up automatic tax rates

Step 2: Select Store and Settings

Back to the admin page. Then, choose the Store button at the bottom of the page. Go to Settings.

How to set up automatic tax rates

Step 3: Choose Taxes

Press on Taxes which is under the Store settings section.

How to set up automatic tax rates

Step 4: Select United States

Afterward, look for the Tax rates field by scrolling down. Then, you will see a list of all the destination. Make sure to tap on United States.

How to set up automatic tax rates

Step 5: Check the checkbox

The first section will appear is the Calculating taxes. Besides its name, there is a checkbox called Calculate taxes automatically. Check it to continue.

How to set up automatic tax rates

Step 6: Enter the state

You must have thought of the state you prefer to add the automatic tax. Type that name in the State Name textbox.

How to set up automatic tax rates

Step 7: Enter the zip code

Type the zip code in the text box under the State Name.

How to set up automatic tax rates

Step 8: Click Add state

After all, select Add state to complete. The physical presence you’ve added will be displayed in the list.

How to set up automatic tax rates

To set up automatic tax rates on Android

Step 1: Make sure your store is in the United States

Firstly, you need to sign in your Shopify and get access to the admin page. To set up automatic tax rates in the United States, your store address must be in there. Go to the Settings section and choose General. Scroll down to take a look of the Store address field. If your store is based in the United States for sure, go to the next step.

Step 2: Select Store and Settings

Back to the admin page. Then, choose the Store button at the bottom of the page. Go to Settings.

Step 3: Choose Taxes

Press on Taxes which is under the Store settings section.

Step 4: Select United States

Afterward, look for the Tax rates field by scrolling down. Then, you will see a list of all the destination. Make sure to tap on United States.

Step 5: Check the checkbox

The first section will appear is the Calculating taxes. Besides its name, there is a checkbox called Calculate taxes automatically. Check it to continue.

Step 6: Enter the state

You must have thought of the state you prefer to add the automatic tax. Type that name in the State Name textbox.

Step 7: Enter the zip code

Type the zip code in the text box under the State Name.

Step 8: Click Add state

After all, select Add state to complete. The physical presence you’ve added will be displayed in the list.

Conclusion

This writing has taken you through how to set up automatic tax rates with the concise words and the illustrated images. However, if you want to set automatic tax rates in countries other than the United States, visit this.

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