Tax categories

The tax category object and its fields

Create a tax category for an SKU that has special taxation. Specify a valid tax code for the associated tax calculator (currently supported by Avalara and Taxjar).

The tax category object

A tax category object is returned as part of the response body of each successful create, list, retrieve, or update API call.

Field

Type

Description

type

string

tax_categories

id

string

The tax category unique identifier

links.self

string

The tax category endpoint URL

attributes.code

string

The tax category identifier code, specific for a particular tax calculator.

attributes.sku_code

string

The code of the associated sku

attributes.created_at

datetime

Time at which the resource was created.

attributes.updated_at

datetime

Time at which the resource was last updated.

attributes.reference

string

A string that you can use to add any external identifier to the resource. This can be useful for integrating the resource to an external system, like an ERP, a marketing tool, a CRM, or whatever.

attributes.reference_origin

string

Any identifier of the third party system that defines the reference code

attributes.metadata

object

Set of key-value pairs that you can attach to the resource. This can be useful for storing additional information about the resource in a structured format.

relationships.sku

object

The associated sku.

relationships.tax_calculator

object

The associated tax calculator.

meta.mode

string

The resource environment (can be one of test or live)