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

Dave Barr dave.barr@cricinfo.com
Wed, 18 Oct 2000 15:33:48 +0100

>  > 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):
>>     TAXAREA  UK
>>     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.


Thx Mike,
Had presumed that anything Knar'd would override catalog values... wrong...
Thats given me a few clues to other bits currently misbehaving.
Again thx for your patience (and the fix)

Dave Barr        eCommerce Technical Manager      CricInfo Ltd
www.cricinfo.com   dave.barr@cricinfo.com    Tel: 01249 700748