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How to Configure New Tax Rules in Prestashop 1.7
How to Configure New Tax Rules in Prestashop 1.7

[Prestashop 1.7.x] Configure new tax rules in Prestashop admin

In Prestashop 1.7, when you want to add a certain tax to a product, according to where customer lives, you will need to use tax rules in Prestashop admin. This blog will guide you some simple steps to configure new tax rules in your Prestashop store in accordance with the new tax regulations.

  • First and formost, you access your Prestashop online store’s control panel and start the configurations as below:

1. Navigate to International Localization.


configure new tax rules in Prestashop store


In the localization tab, you go to Import a localization pack.

Next, you select the localization pack you want to import by selecting the country.

In content to import, depending on your purpose, you can select States, Taxes, Currencies, Languages, Units, Change the behavior of the price display for groups option.

localizational tab in Prestashop store


2. Navigate to International > Locations

configure tax locations in Prestashop admin


In the Countries tab here, only activate EU countries and not the non-EU ones. Disable the rest so they don’t appear in the cart.


Countries in tax configuration


Do the same configurations in the States tab. The filters will help you to activate both the countries and EU and non-EU states more quickly and easily.


states in tax configuration


3. Navigate to International > Taxes. 


configure taxes in Prestashop admin


Now, you will see the taxes management in Prestashop admin. Click on Add new tax button to start creating a new sale tax


Taxes management in Prestashop admin


Import the details for the tax with Name, Rate and Click on Save button.


add a new sale tax in Prestashop


In the Tax Rules tab you will see the tax rules management. Now, click on Add new tax rules group to create a new tax rule


tax rules management in Prestashop


Add new tax rule group in Prestashop


Import the new tax rules name in the Name filed, Enable/Disable it as you want and click on Save and Stay button.

Once you successfully create new tax rules name, there will appear the New tax rule block to add the rules for the tax.

Edit new tax rule

Import the details for new tax rule in the fields:

  • Country: Select the country where the tax rule is applied
  • Zip/Postal code range: 
  • Behavior: This tax only combine or one after another
  • Tax: Select available Sales-taxes option.
  • Description: Add your description

Click on Save and stay button to save your changes, then all of your configurations for the new tax rule will appear in the block below

configure new tax rules in Prestashop


Now, you know how to configure new tax rules in Prestashop admin for Prestashop 1.7.


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