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GST Setup for multiple items with different rates


We have items with multiple GST rates in our portfolio. What would be the ideal way to setup the taxes (GST) for such a scenario? We sell both within and outside the state.

Should we create multiple tax templates for each rate category - say 12% & 18% and further add Within State & Outside state in Tax category? - if we go for this option, how do we define the tax accounts in the template to select or apply basis the customer’s location - i.e. only IGST to be applied or SGST & CSGST to be applied

Or have one template for Within state and one for outside state - if this option is better how do we define the rates for different items.

Also, we would like to have an option to add Delivery Charges, but if we select the tag as “On Actuals” in the Sales Charges & tax template - we are forced to add the amount while saving the template itself. - is this a bug?

Please find link, here is the better article over GST Setup.

Thanks @Suresh_Thakor i followed the steps on the blog however Im not able to fetch rates or Tax amounts in a Sales order. Sharing snapshot for reference

I think there is some issue here - if we have no rate setup in tax template it should pick from item rate however right not i am forced to put a rate as 0 since its a mandatory field in ERPNext 13.

how do we make it non-mandatory?

I believe this is also a reason why we are not able to put a field for Delivery Charges in the tax templates - once we put the value there it doesnt get updated at the Sales Order / Invoice level

If this is a bug, can someone provide a fix and report this issue?

Any body know how to make the rate non-mandatory? i believe in the previous versions it was but not in 13 anymore

you should check this.

  1. Account Head selected in sales tax charges template should available in item tax template.
  2. Selected tax category in order or sales tax charges template should be same as define in item tax table(If you mentioned tax category in item tax table. Ignore if you did not assign any tax category in item tax table)

If you can share more screen shot of your item tax template and item tax table then someone can help you.

I have checked in my version13 and it is working fine so there is no bug.

have two items being quoted. one is 18% and other is 28% as per item tax template. not selected tax category or sales tax template so that it may pickup item tax…

item tax template is giving alot of trouble