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Fuel Supplier

Generate Accurate Invoices

Overview

No ethical bulk fuel supplier would purposely generate inaccurate invoices. But it really doesn’t matter whether it’s intentional or not – erroneous invoices can incur the wrath of everyone from your customers to a multitude of government agencies.

Invoicing Challenges

Indirect tax discrepancies are a major source of problems for generating accurate invoices. There are federal, state, county, and city taxes of multiple types, including sales, excise, and environmental taxes. Each product type, including gas, diesel, and various blends, has a unique tax treatment in each jurisdiction. Taxes will also vary based on the origin and destination locations, the transaction type, and whether buyers and sellers are licensed distributors. Any misunderstanding of these rules or rates will cause indirect tax errors, as will any error in capturing the correct fuel volume or price. Other factors include:

  • Multiple Fuel Tax Changes
  • Delivery Diversions Across Differing Tax Jurisdictions
  • Constant Fuel Price Volatility
  • Complexity of Alternative Fuels

The Avalara Solution

Avalara AvaTax Excise understands fuel taxes and handles the complexity of tax changes, making sure that every invoice you generate is accurate. AvaTax Excise:

  • Handles the determination and calculation of taxes for bulk fuel invoices
  • Connects directly to your back-office system’s pricing process
  • Improves customer service and audit support
  • Provides comprehensive tax reporting and tax transparency

Browse Our Resources On Accurate Invoice Generation

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The complexity of fuel contracts, price volatility, and tax law changes make it harder than ever to generate accurate invoices. This whitepaper helps outline strategies to help prevent this risk... Download Now
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The Tangled Road to Accurate Energy Tax Calculation Learn the four hidden reasons of incorrect fuel invoicing... Download Now
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It’s no secret that bulk fuel invoicing is hard. Getting accurate fuel volume, pricing, freight, sales tax and excise tax together on a single invoice is as complex as it is challenging... Watch Now
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Invoice Accuracy is a Fuel Industry Problem - Fuel Tax Compliance is Key! This webinar discusses fuel tax calculation and invoicing challenges facing suppliers as well as strategies to ensure that invoices are accurate... Watch Now