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Tax Document Library Definitions

If your seller account had at least $20,000 in unadjusted gross sales and 200 or more transactions in a calendar year, your Form 1099-K is available on Tax Document Library page. If you did not meet both of these thresholds, you will not receive a Form 1099-K.

1099-K Forms issued by Amazon

The following definitions apply to your Form 1099-K, if applicable:

Document Name

This is the type of IRS form generated for your seller account.

Tax Year

This is the tax year for which the IRS form was issued.

Filed By

Each IRS form in your seller account is issued by the Amazon entity that provided you the relevant service. This means you may receive multiple forms if you use multiple Amazon services.

Password

For your security your tax form is password protected. The password provided on the Tax Document Library page is required for opening the tax form. If you save the form to your computer, be sure to save this password because it is required each time you open the file.

Sales Tax Report

If you have registered for Amazon's tax calculation services, the following is a description of the fields available in your Sales Tax Report.

Field Name Description Example
Order_ID Amazon's unique identifying number for the order. Used for shipping confirmation and post-order processing. 058-3563777-5518068
Order_Date Date of the order. 2012-06-05+05:30
Shipment_ID Amazon's unique identifying number for the product in an order. Used for shipping confirmation and post-order processing. DwKtkVVpk
Shipment_Date Date of the shipment confirmation. 2012-06-11+05:30
Tax_Calculated_Date Date of the tax calculation. 2012-06-07+05:30
Posted_Date Date of shipment completion. Determines report date ranges and is the same value as the posted date used in settlement reports. 2012-06-12+05:30
Transaction_Item_ID Unique ID assigned to the item within the order 893537015518068
Marketplace The marketplace in which the order was placed. Amazon.com
Merchant_ID Unique ID assigned to seller. A53LI03J9HH0R
Fulfillment Standard code to identify the fulfillment channel. FBA
ASIN Amazon-defined unique identifier for a product. B123456789
SKU Stock Keeping Unit. Seller-defined unique identifier for a product. sku123
Product_Description Product description (Currently blank for all sellers) Sony 32inch TV
Transaction_Type Shipment, Refund, Retrocharge, Order Fee, etc. SHIPMENT
Product_Tax_Code A standard code to identify the tax properties of a product. A_GEN_TAX
Quantity Number of products ordered. 1
Buyer_Exemption_Code Code to define the type of customer exemption applied to the transaction (if any) RESALE
Buyer_Exemption_Domain This is the Amazon system that stores the customer exemption information (if any) ATEP
Buyer_Exemption_Certificate_Id The buyer exemption certificate ID applied to the transaction (if any) 123456-A53LI03J9HH0R
Currency Currency code for the marketplace, which is also the currency code for all prices listed in the records. USD
Display_Price The per-unit price that was displayed to the customer. 10
Display_Price_Tax_Inclusive Indicates if the price displayed to the customer includes tax No
TaxExclusive_Selling_Price Tax exclusive price paid by customer for tax exclusive transaction. 10
Total_Tax Sum of tax paid by customer. 2.50
Financial_Component Financial event associated with the line item such as OUR_PRICE and SHIPPING OUR_PRICE
Ship_From_City City of "Ship From" address. Boston
Ship_From_State State or region of "Ship From" address, depending on the country of origin. MA
Ship_From_Country Country of "Ship From" address. US
Ship_From_Postal_Code Postal code of "Ship From" address. Value depends on country of origin. 02108
Ship_From_Tax_Location_Code Vertex tax location code associated with "Ship From" address. 480330650
Ship_To_City City of "Ship To" address. Seattle
Ship_To_State State or region of "Ship To" address, depending on the country of origin. WA
Ship_To_Country Country of "Ship To" address. US
Ship_To_Postal_Code Postal code of "Ship To" address. Value depends on the country of origin. 98177
Ship_To_Location_Code Vertex tax location code associated with "Ship To" address. 480330650
Return_FC_City City of Return Fulfillment Center for FBA returns. (Currently blank for all sellers) Seattle
Return_FC_State State or region of Return Fulfillment Center address for FBA returns. (Currently blank for all sellers) WA
Return_FC_Country Country of Return Fulfillment Center address for FBA returns. (Currently blank for all sellers) US
Return_FC_Postal_Code Postal code of Return Fulfillment Center address for FBA returns. (Currently blank for all sellers) 98177
Return_FC_Tax_Location_Code Vertex tax location code associated with Return Fulfillment Center address for FBA returns. (Currently blank for all sellers) 480330650
Taxed_Location_Code Vertex tax location code associated with taxed location. 480330650
Tax_Address_Role Address used for tax location. ShipTo
Jurisdiction_Level Jurisdiction level of address used for tax location. City
Jurisdiction_Name Jurisdiction name of address used for tax location. Seattle
Rule_Reason_Code Code used to indicate why tax was refunded on an order. (if applicable) RESALE
Display_Promo_Amount Amount of the promotion shown to the customer. -2
Display_Promo_Tax_Inclusive Indicates if the promotion displayed to the customer includes tax. No
Is_Customer_3P_Funding_Aware Indicates if the customer knows that a promotion was funded by a third party. Yes
isPromoApplied Was a promotion applied to the order. Yes
postPromoTaxableBasis Taxable basis after the promotion was applied. 98
prePromoTaxableBasis Taxable basis before the promotion is applied. 100
Promo_Amount_Basis Amount of the promotion applied to the order. -2
Promo_ID_Domain Amazon system source of the promotion. PromotionIdAndCouponCode
promoAmountTax Tax associated with the applied promotion (if any). 0
Promotion_Identifier ID associated with the promotion. 2397401:672N7BVUYZRXW44S
Promo_Rule_Reason_Code Type of promotion applied to the order. Self_Funded
Promo_Tax_Price_Type Tax type associated with the promotion. AllocateTaxSavingsAfterCalculation
Tax_Amount Tax amount paid by customer. 4.76
Taxed_Jurisdiction_Tax_Rate Tax rate applied to transaction. 0.05
Tax_Type Type of tax applied to the transaction. SellerUse
Tax_Calculation_Reason_Code By jurisdiction level, an indicator of whether the transaction is taxable, not taxable, exempt, or zero-rated. Taxable
NonTaxable_Amount By jurisdiction level, amount of transaction that is not taxable, exempt, or zero-rated. 0.00 USD
Taxable_Amount By jurisdiction level, amount of transaction that is taxable. 95.24
Order_Tax_Amount Total tax amount paid by customer on the order at jurisdiction level. 9.52
Order_NonTaxable_Amount Amount of transaction that is non-taxable, exempt, or zero-rated at jurisdiction level. 190.48
Order_Taxable_Amount Amount of transaction that is taxable at jurisdiction level. 0


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