This article assumes you know how to work with LEDES files to create invoices in CounselGO. If not, please see this overview.
Requirements to add any tax rate(s) to a LEDES file:
- The LEDES format must be 98BI.
- You must include the following fields in the LEDES file:
To get the full format definition of the LEDES98BI V2 file, see https://ledes.org/ledes-98bi-format/.
In some countries, more than one tax rate must be applied to the invoice line items.
To apply these rates, in your LEDES file, combine the rate amounts into the LINE_ITEM_TAX_RATE value.
If GST = 0.05 (5%) and PST = 0.08 (8%), then LINE_ITEM_TAX_RATE =.13 (13%)
The attached sample LEDES file would result in this invoice in CounselGO.
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