How to setup Irish Vat on Oscommerce

    SETUP OF TAX ZONES

    Follow the Location / Taxes link, and then Tax Zones

       1. Click the insert button and add the first Zone as below:

              Zone Name: ROW

              Description: Rest of the World

       2. Then click the insert button again, to save.
       3. Click the insert button again to add the second Zone as below:

              Zone Name: EC

              Description: European Union

       4. Then click the insert button again, to save.
       5. Now assign countries to RoW Zone
       6. Click to highlight the RoW Zone (created in no.1 above) then click the details button.
       7. Then click the insert button  to add the countries.
       8. By default All Countries and All Zones should be selected, if not select these.
       9. Then click the insert button again, to save.
      10. Now assign countries to EC Zone
      11. Click to highlight the EC Zone (created in no.3 above) then click the details button.
      12. Then click the insert button to add a country.
      13. Select Ireland.
      14. Then click the insert button again, to save.
      15. To complete the EC Zone you should insert all the following countries:

            VAT Territory of the EC:

           1. United Kingdom and the Isle of Man
           2. Austria
           3. Belgium
           4. Denmark, except the Faroe Islands and Greenland
           5. Finland
           6. France, including Monaco
           7. Germany, except Busingen and the Isle of Heligoland
           8. Greece
           9. The Republic of Ireland
          10. Italy
          11. Luxembourg
          12. The Netherlands
          13. Portugal, including the Azores and Madeira
          14. Spain, including the Balearic Islands but excluding Cueta and Melilla
          15. Sweden

    SETUP OF TAX RATES

       1. Click the Tax Rates link, then click the new tax rate button.
       2. For the Tax Class select Taxable Goods
       3. For the Zone select EC, and then complete as follows:

          Tax Rate (%): 21.5 (assuming the current rate is 21.5%)
          Description: Vat 21.5% (assuming the current rate is 21.5%)
          Priority: 1
       4. Then click the insert button, to save.
       5. Click the new tax rate button again.
       6. Then for the Zone select RoW, and then complete as follows:

          Tax Rate (0%): (assuming the current rate is 21.5%)
          Description: ( vat exempt area ) (assuming the current rate is 21.5%)
          Priority: 0
       7. Then click the insert button, to save.
       8. Finally, ensure you add a relevant statement to the catalog\includes\footer.php file

        eg: “All prices are in Euro & include VAT at 21.5%”

 
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By | 2009-08-07T17:21:54+00:00 August 7th, 2009|Ecommerce Products|
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