You can set up the account and tax mapping to your accounting software so imports will arrive already coded and ready to reconcile.
To get the full benefit of Accounts and Taxes mapping, wait for settlements to come in after you connect your account to Amazon and your accounting software. Its best to have a variety of settlements for this feature to draw from.
The Accounts and Taxes feature allows you to map your Amazon transactions to your accounting. It does this by using your Chart of Accounts or by creating accounts specific to Amazon transactions right in A2X.
You can set the accounts that the typical Amazon transactions will be coded to in the Accounts & Taxes tab at the top.
You can create accounts in your accounting software right from A2X:
Or access your accounts in your accounting software by clicking the x:
Then click on the dropdown to choose the account:
If you create accounts in your accounting software with A2X open, refresh your Cache in Settings and Connections.
Once you have either created or selected your accounts for mapping in Accounts and Mapping, turn on automapping near the top of the page:
and save your mapping at the bottom of the page:
Your account mapping will now apply to your settlements consistently.
On adding Tax Codes:
Regarding Tax code settings: Due to the complexity of Sales Tax around the world, we recommend our customers seek professional advice on the correct approach to sales tax for your marketplaces. Amazon handles Sales Tax differently in different marketplaces on top of this.
Ask your accountant or reach out to us in support at email@example.com. We are not Sales Tax experts but we can share what has worked for our other customers.
Once you have mapped your accounts and taxes for Amazon transactions, you are ready to review and import your first Invoice to your accounting system.
If you make mapping changes, be sure to save your mappings again.
Next Article: Step Five - Send your first Invoice to your accounting system.