Create Tax Quote

Definition

https://sandbox.bluesnap.com/services/2/tax-quote


This request allows you to create a tax quote based on details about the purchase, such as the tax codes for the items being purchased and the shopper's address. For implementation details, see our Tax Guide.

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Tax quote expiration

A tax quote will expire 24 hours after its creation unless you send the transaction to BlueSnap before then. If a tax quote expires before the transaction has been sent to BlueSnap, you'll need to create a new one.


JSON

JSON Request Content

Send a taxQuote object, with the following:

PropertyTypeRequired
currencystringrequired
linesarrayrequired (see lines)
requestDatestringoptional
shipFromobjectoptional (see shipFrom)
shipToobjectrequired (see shipTo)

Note: The amount property included in the lines array refers to the total cost of the line items being purchased.

JSON Response Details

If successful, the response HTTP status code is 200 OK.
The response contains the taxQuote object (see taxQuote (JSON object)).


JSON Examples

Request Examples

curl -v -X POST https://sandbox.bluesnap.com/services/2/tax-quote \
-H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
-H 'Accept: application/json' \ 
-H 'Authorization: Basic dXNlcm5hbWU6cGFzc3dvcmQ=' \
-d '
{
  "currency": "USD",
  "shipTo": {
    "address": "1768 Mirassou Place",
    "city": "San Jose",
    "state": "CA",
    "zip": "95124",
    "country": "US"
  },
  "lines": [
    {
      "quantity": 1,
      "amount": 100,
      "taxCode": "PS081282",
      "itemCode": "Y0001",
      "description": "Yarn"
    },
    {
      "quantity": 4,
      "amount": 60,
      "taxCode": "PS081282",
      "itemCode": "Y0002",
      "description": "Shirt"
    }
  ]
}'

Response Examples

{
  "shipFrom": {
    "address": "800 South St 640",
    "city": "Waltham",
    "state": "MA",
    "zip": "02453",
    "country": "US"
  },
  "shipTo": {
    "address": "1768 Mirassou Pl",
    "city": "San Jose",
    "state": "CA",
    "zip": "95124-5722",
    "country": "US"
  },
  "currency": "USD",
  "lines": [
    {
      "quantity": 1,
      "amount": 100.0,
      "taxCode": "PS081282",
      "itemCode": "Y0001",
      "description": "Yarn",
      "tax": 9.25
    },
    {
      "quantity": 4,
      "amount": 60.0,
      "taxCode": "PS081282",
      "itemCode": "Y0002",
      "description": "Shirt",
      "tax": 5.55
    }
  ],
  "taxReference": "cf23b118-4adc-4d92-8743-fa140f6c6893",
  "totalTax": 14.8,
  "status": "Saved",
  "used": false,
  "companyId": 899652,
  "requestDate": "Wed Aug 26 00:00:00 IDT 2020",
  "totalAmount": 160.0,
  "totalExempt": 0.0,
  "totalTaxable": 160.0,
  "taxVatType": "TAX"
}

XML

XML Request Content

Send a tax-quote resource, with the following:

PropertyTypeRequired
currencystringrequired
linescontainerrequired (see lines)
request-datestringoptional
ship-fromcontaineroptional (see ship-from)
ship-tocontainerrequired (see ship-to)

Note: The amount property included in the lines array refers to the total cost of the line items being purchased.

XML Response Details

If successful, the response HTTP status code is 200 OK.
The response contains the tax-quote resource (see tax-quote (XML resource)).


XML Examples

Request Examples

curl -v -X POST https://sandbox.bluesnap.com/services/2/tax-quote \
-H 'Content-Type: application/xml' \
-H 'Accept: application/xml' \ 
-H 'Authorization: Basic dXNlcm5hbWU6cGFzc3dvcmQ=' \
-d '
<tax-quote xmlns="http://ws.plimus.com">
  <currency>USD</currency>
  <ship-to>
    <address>1768 Mirassou Place</address>
    <city>San Jose</city>
    <state>CA</state>
    <zip>95124</zip>
    <country>US</country>
  </ship-to>
  <lines>
    <quantity>1</quantity>
    <amount>100</amount>
    <tax-code>PS081282</tax-code>
    <item-code>Y0001</item-code>
    <description>Yarn</description>
  </lines>
</tax-quote>'

Response Examples

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?>
<tax-quote xmlns="http://ws.plimus.com">
  <ship-from>
    <address>800 South St 640</address>
    <city>Waltham</city>
    <state>MA</state>
    <zip>02453</zip>
    <country>US</country>
  </ship-from>
  <ship-to>
    <address>1768 Mirassou Pl</address>
    <city>San Jose</city>
    <state>CA</state>
    <zip>95124-5722</zip>
    <country>US</country>
  </ship-to>
  <currency>USD</currency>
  <lines>
    <quantity>1</quantity>
    <amount>100.0</amount>
    <tax-code>PS081282</tax-code>
    <item-code>Y0001</item-code>
    <description>Yarn</description>
    <tax>9.2500</tax>
  </lines>
  <tax-reference>1ef16d7a-34a5-4608-a084-3ee3f2278643</tax-reference>
  <vat-code></vat-code>
  <total-tax>9.2500</total-tax>
  <status>Saved</status>
  <used>false</used>
  <company-id>899652</company-id>
  <request-date>Mon Sep 07 00&#x3a;00&#x3a;00 IDT 2020</request-date>
  <total-amount>100.0</total-amount>
  <total-exempt>0.0</total-exempt>
  <total-taxable>100.0</total-taxable>
  <tax-vat-type>TAX</tax-vat-type>
</tax-quote>