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Tax exemptions for menu items, checks, and service charges

The following settings control whether items, checks, and service charges are taxable:

nontaxable flag for menu items

The nontaxable flag is a configuration setting that applies to menu items. It is not present in the API.

Indicates that an item is never taxable. For example, in some states or provinces, the sales tax does not apply to confectionery purchases.

taxExempt property for checks

The taxExempt property of a check is present in the API.

Indicates whether that particular check, rather than the items or service charges on it, is exempt from taxation.

For example, an order placed by a non-profit or government entity might be exempt from taxes.

taxable property for service charges

The taxable property of an AppliedServiceCharge is present in the API.

Indicates whether a service charge is taxable.

For example, tax rates can apply to delivery charges.