[ic] anybody using a sales tax database?

Paul Jordan jordan at gishnetwork.com
Wed May 14 16:04:21 UTC 2008

> > Hello list
> >
> > I was wondering if anyone in the Interchange ecommerce world is using
> a US
> > state/district/city sales tax database, and if you are happy with it.
> I
> > presume I am referring to the commercially available ones, as I think
> there
> > is no such animal otherwise.
> >
> > I need to calculate sales tax on orders destined for many states and
> > districts.
> >
> > You can contact me off list if you wish.
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Paul Jordan
> I do this for sales within my state using a csv zip-based tax rate
> file.
> It is quite simple and works well. The details can be found in the list
> archives.
> DB


I was actually just fishing for recommendations on the source of data files.
There are a few out there that provide the data with monthly updates. The
issue is most of the sites seem cheesy and it makes me doubt if the files
are really being updated as well as another vendors.


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