Sales Tax API

SmartCalcs Sales Tax API Now Handles Australian GST

by Kevin Reeth

Sales Tax API

There’s good news for online retailers who sell to Australian customers! TaxJar’s SmartCalc’s sales tax API now supports Australia’s goods and services tax (GST).

As you might have surmised from the name, Australian GST is a broad tax of 10% imposed on the sale of most goods and services in Australia. Companies liable to collect GST generally add 10% to the price they charge for goods and services. They can also claim credits for the GST they pay in order to purchase those goods and services to resale in their business. Under this system, GST is ultimately paid by the end user. From there, GST is used to fund roads, housing, public safety and other services forAustralian taxpayers.

Want to learn more? You can find out a whole lot more about Australian GST on the Australian Department of Taxation website.

TaxJar’s SmartCalcs sales tax API is a modern, robust API built specifically for developers who want to outsource the pain of sales tax. Features include:

  • Accurate sourcing rules
  • Shipping taxability
  • Product taxability (including Australia’s food and drug exemptions)
  • Built in reporting to make filing sales tax a snap
  • Simple setup in minutes
  • No contracts or fees
  • A 30-day free trial

Check out our SmartCalcs demo or visit the website to find out more about how the SmartCalcs sales tax API takes sales tax off your plate!

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