[ic] TAX - not working for anything outside of the US?

Mike Heins mikeh@minivend.com
Wed, 18 Oct 2000 09:38:23 -0400

Quoting Dave Barr (dave.barr@cricinfo.com):
> Debian 2.2.17, MySQL 3.22.32, IC 4.5.8(CVS), perl 5.00503, GPG 1.0.1
> VERSION 4.5.8 - Build 18/10/00
> Hi all,
> I am building/testing IC 4.5.8 for use within the UK, when I changed 
> the values associated with TAX via Knar (applying changes) to the 
> following it simply would not work (returning 0.00):
>    TAXFIELD  country
>    TAXRATE  UK=17.5
> No errors are reported (just for the record).
> Has anyone else outside of the US (tested using Akopias address 
> within Virginia and it worked fine) tried changing these values to 
> anything that works? (esp changing the TAXFIELD from "state" to any 
> other value).

Try changing the SalesTax directive in catalog.cfg to what it
should be:

SalesTax         __TAXFIELD__

Right now it is set to "state". I have fixed this in the distribution
for construct.

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