Requirement for the tax to take effect:

  • Geozone has to be set up for which the tax has to apply.
  • Tax rate has to be set up.
  • Tax profile has to be created.
  • Tax rate has to be associated with the tax profile.
  • Tax profile has to be assigned to the products for which tax has to be levied.

Instance:

Tax geozone: USA
Tax rate: 10%
Tax profile name: US-TAX

Steps: 

  • Navigate to J2Store->Localisation->Geozones and create a new geozone.
  • Type in a name for the geozone, add the countries for which the tax has to be applied.
  1. Case A: Apply tax only for few zones within USA.

     2. Case B: Apply tax for all zones within USA.

  • Navigate to J2Store-> Localisation->Tax rates->Click new.

  

  •  Fill in the name, tax percentage, geozone and publish the tax rate.
  • Navigate to J2Store->Localisation->Tax profile->New.
  • Fill in the profile name, set the status and map the tax rate on the profile, choose the associated address.
  • Navigate to J2Store->Catalog->Products(Or Content->Articles).
  • Edit the products for which you wish to collect tax. Navigate to the J2Store cart tab. Choose the tax profile and save.
  • Frontend:


 
Thus tax would be levied on the product as per the configuration.


Issues:
Please refer the following list of troubleshooting steps:  
http://docs.j2store.org/troubleshooting-guide/troubleshooting-tax-issues

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