How do I setup EDI filings for Sales Tax Returns Online?

Currently CCH has EDI filing for the states of Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.  You must have an active subscription to Sales Tax Returns Online for EDI filing.

 

Florida

In Florida, customers can File or File and Pay.  File and Pay requires an active bank account set up in Sales Tax Returns Online. 

  1. Enroll for e-Services on the Florida web site at http://dor.myflorida.com/dor/eservices/apps/enroll/
  2. After you are accepted by Florida (approximately 24 hours), e-mail support@salestax.com your request for FL EDI filing along with your Florida certificate number. 
  3. CCH will then set up your Florida relationship in STROL and begin filing your Florida return.

Illinois

In Illinois, customers can File or File and Pay.  File and Pay requires an active bank account set up in Sales Tax Returns Online.

  1. Contact Debbie Bartholomew with the Illinois Department of Revenue to get approved for EDI and receive a signature code.  Her contact number is 217-524-4097
  2. E-mail support@salestax.com with your request for IL EDI filing, your Illinois account number and signature code.
  3. CCH will then set up the Illinois relationship in STROL and submit a test file.
  4. After approval from Illinois, CCH will begin filing your Illinois return.

Kansas In Kansas, customers can File or File and Pay.  File and Pay requires an active bank account set up in Sales Tax Returns Online.  Kansas limits EDI filing to Sales Tax only.  They do not accept Use Tax returns via EDI.

  1. Go to https://www.kdor.org/TaxCenter/login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fTaxCenter%2fsecure%2fDefault.aspx and click (Register Now) to register with the Kansas Department of Revenue.  If you are already registered, go to step 2.
  2. E-mail support@salestax.com with your request for KS EDI Filing, your Kansas sales tax account number, your username, password, and PIN (the 6 or 7 digit number specific to your sales tax account.
  3. CCH will then set up your Kansas relationship in STROL and begin filing your Kansas return.

Louisiana In Louisiana, customers can File or File and Pay.  File and Pay requires an active bank account set up in Sales Tax Returns Online. 

  1. Go to your default location in Sales Tax Returns Online and enter your Primary Business Code.  If you do not know your code, you can go to: http://www.census.gov/epcd/naics02/naicod02.htm
  2. E-mail support@salestax.com your request for LA EDI filing and your Louisiana account number.
  3. CCH will then set up your Louisiana relationship in STROL and begin filing your Louisiana return.

North Carolina

In North Carolina, customers can File or File and Pay.  File and Pay requires an active bank account set up in Sales Tax Returns Online.  For EDI filing, the North Carolina DOR requires that you be a semi-monthly filer.

  1. Complete the attached form nc592_webfill.pdf and fax it to the number provided on the form.
  2. Once approval is received from North Carolina, email support@salestax.com with your North Carolina account number, your login and your password.

South Carolina In South Carolina, customers can File or File and Pay.  File and Pay requires an active bank account set up in Sales Tax Returns Online. 

  1. Enroll online at http://www.sctax.org/Electronic+Services/Sales+and+Use+Tax.htm and click on the EDI/EFT Registration Application (D-137) link, fill out and send in or fax as instructed on the form.
  2. E-mail support@salestax.com your request for SC EDI filing, the confirmation from South Carolina and your South Carolina account number.
  3. CCH will then set up your South Carolina relationship in STROL and begin filing your South Carolina return.

Tennessee

In Tennessee, customers can File or File and Pay if filing via EDI.  File and Pay requires an active bank account set up in Sales Tax Returns Online. 

  1. Each taxpayer that files sales tax returns electronically must register using the online Sales Tax EDI program.  You can access this program at www.tennesseeanytime.org/edi.  Here you will obtain a username and password for filing your electronic payments.
  2. Email support@salestax.com your request for TN EDI filing, your username and password, and your TN sales tax account number.
  3. CCH will then set up your Tennessee relationship in STROL and begin filing your Tennessee return.

TexasIn Texas, customers can File or File and Pay.  File and Pay requires active bank account set up in Sales Tax Returns Online.

  1. Go to https://texnet.cpa.state.tx.us/TXN_StartPage.asp to enroll for EDI via TexNet.
  2. E-mail support@salestax.com your request for TX EDI filing, your web file number, your TX sales tax account number, and your PIN.
  3. CCH will then send a test file.
  4. Once approved, CCH will set up your Texas relationship in STROL and begin filing your Texas return.

 

VERY IMPORTANT!

Please note that to ensure timely EDI filings with the appropriate taxing authorities by CCH, we are requesting that all EDI submissions be approved through Sales Tax Returns Online based on the following time lines:

FL, IL, LA, NC, SC, TN, TX:  EDI submissions will need to be transmitted to CCH no later than 10 a.m. (CST) on the 19th of every month.  If the 19th falls on a weekend or holiday, the submission will need to be approved no later than 10 a.m. (CDT) the previous business day. 

KS:  EDI submissions will need to be transmitted to CCH no later than 10 a.m. (CDT) on the 24th of each filing month.  If that falls on a weekend or holiday, the same practice will apply of having that approved through ZIPSales Returns no later than 10 a.m. (CDT) on the previous business day.

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