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In some countries sellers are obliged by law to set special taxes on shipping charges. If this is your case, you can do it using a special shipping tax setting in X-Cart.
To find it, please, open the Taxes section in your admin back-end (Store setup > Taxes) and in the Sales Tax tab click on the link to specify tax rates that will apply only to shipping charges.
To set up a shipping tax:
click the the New Rate button
define a zone the tax will be applied to:
set a tax rate in %
If you have Tax Classes defined, the shipping tax set up will look as follows:
So you’ll also need to define a tax class applicable to the shipping tax you are setting.
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