Basic Process Flow Examples

This topic explains how the service integrates with your checkout using some example scenarios that are based on the transaction data model.

For these examples, we will look at the following scenarios:

Scenario

Request Documentation

Calculate Tax First

Calculate Tax

Store Transaction (includes confirming the transaction).

Refunds

Refund Transaction

Calculate Tax First

In this scenario, you want to calculate the tax first and store the transaction after payment is confirmed, as outlined in the following graphic:

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Calculate Tax First Workflow

The workflow is summarized in the following table:

Step

Request

  1. Buyer attempts to checkout.

None

  1. Seller issues a request to calculate tax to Taxamo.

Calculate Tax

  1. Buyer pays.

None

  1. Seller issues request to store transaction to Taxamo.

Store Transaction

  1. Seller issues request to confirm transaction to Taxamo.

Confirm Transaction

Store Transaction

In this scenario, you want to store the transaction first and confirm after the payment is made as outlined in the following graphic:

Store Transaction WorkflowStore Transaction Workflow

Store Transaction Workflow

The workflow is outlined in the following table:

Step

Request

  1. Buyer attempts to checkout.

None

  1. Seller issues a request to store the transaction to Taxamo.

Store Transaction

  1. After the payment is confirmed, the buyer pays.

None

  1. Seller issues request to confirm transaction to Taxamo.

Confirm Transaction

Refunds

In this scenario, you want to refund all or part of a payment.

This is represented in the following graphic:

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Refunds

Step

Request

  1. Buyer requests full or partial refund.

n/a

  1. Seller logs refund with Taxamo.

n/a

  1. Taxamo issues credit note to the Seller.

Refund Transaction



If you need further help, contact support at https://www.vertexinc.com/en-gb/support-services/taxamo-customer-support.

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