[ic] tax based on zip code?
DB at M-and-D.com
Thu Feb 17 09:28:55 EST 2005
> DB wrote:
>> In Ohio, sales tax must now be charged at different rates depending
>> upon the location (zip code) of the customer. Has anyone done such a
>> thing or am I going to have to get my hands dirty (or pay someone else
>> to?) I'm running 5.2 with mysql.
> I asked this question just weeks ago and the silence was irritating
> since someone has to had to have dealt with this already.
> For teh data source, one of the least expensive solutions I've found is
> a product from the 'Sales Tax Clearinghouse' which provides monthly or
> quarterly updates of the tax tables in a fixed record format. I've
> already created a table with the imported values and will be working on
> a tags that will validate the zip,state,city combinations when a ship-to
> or account is setup and another to pull the current rates at the time of
> ordering... If you're interested in working together on this, contact
> me off-list...
The data for Ohio is available on the state gov't website in various
formats. I don't really have the time to take on a coding project - in
the past I've simply called Mike at Perusion and paid him. He doesn't
work for free but he can do such things far better and more quickly than
I can. Maybe we can start up one those co-op project things that he
does? Can anyone interested in contributing post so we can gauge the
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