Working with Product Taxes

Knowledgebase Articles: Working with Product Taxes

There is a number of different ways to work with Tax and the way you wish to display prices for your products.

Scenario 1Taxes should be applied to my products and I wish to display prices inclusive of Tax

  1. Enter all prices in the Price field of Product Details exclusive of VAT
  2. Now go to Website > Edit Website
  3. Click Format Product Display
  4. Now select 'Product Attributes'
  5. Select the option to display product prices inclusive of Taxes
  6. Enter the price suffix e.g. (incl. VAT) or leave this blank
  7. Click 'Done' to complete

Prices are displayed inclusive of taxes and on the shopping cart page Subtotal figure contains product price + product taxes, Total figure contains Subtotal + shipping(with taxes, if applicable).

Product Details page:

Shopping Cart:

Shopping Cart (product with applied Percentage Discount Promo Code ):

Shopping Cart (product with applied Fixed Value Promo Code ):

Scenario 2Taxes should be applied to my products and I wish to display prices exclusive of Taxes

  1. Enter all prices in the Price field of Product Details exclusive of VAT
  2. Now go to Website > Edit Website
  3. Click Format Product Display
  4. Now select 'Product Attributes'
  5. Select the option to display product prices exclusive of Taxes
  6. Enter the price suffix e.g. (excl. VAT) or leave this blank
  7. Click 'Done' to complete

Prices are displayed exclusive of taxes and on the shopping cart page Subtotal figure contains only product price, Total figure contains Subtotal + taxes (for product and shipping) + shipping.

Product Details page:

Shopping Cart:

Shopping Cart (product with applied Percentage Discount Promo Code ):

Shopping Cart (product with applied Fixed Value Promo Code ):

Solution if a Tax is NOT to be applied to products
1. Go to Settings > Manage Taxes
2. Highlight the tax to be deleted and click 'Delete Tax'.
3. Now go to Website > Edit Website
4. Click Format Product Display
5. Now select 'Product Attributes', and where the suffix reads (VAT incl), simply delete the text
6. Click 'Done' and publish your website so the changes take effect


 

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