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Learning Magento 2 Administration

By : Cyndi Williams
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Learning Magento 2 Administration

By: Cyndi Williams

Overview of this book

Magento 2 has been completely re-written and re-designed to take the world’s most popular open source e-commerce platform to new heights of productivity and usability. With this overhaul comes improved opportunities to leverage the world’s most successful open source e-commerce platform for your online retail and wholesale business. The focus of this book is on operational aspects: those actions you, as a proprietor, can take to give your customers a more delightful shopping experience. In this guide, we delve into all aspects of managing a Magento 2 store, from product creation to marketing, customer management to search engine optimization. This book is not only a step-by-step course in setting up your Magento 2 website, it will be a handy reference as continue to improve and refine your online presence.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Learning Magento 2 Administration
About the Authors
About the Reviewer

Managing taxes

The great unavoidable: taxes. If you're a retailer, and even as a wholesaler in some jurisdictions, you will need to master the management of tax rates and rules in your Magento store. We've had to deal with this issue on many other platforms, and while some do provide some cool features, none, in our opinion, offer as much flexibility for taxes as Magento. Especially when it comes to VAT taxes.


As you'll appreciate while going through this section, taxes can be quite complicated. Before configuring taxes in your online store, you should consult your tax professional. Making errors in taxes can not only present legal issues for your business, it can erode consumer confidence if customers feel they're being inappropriately taxed on purchases.

How Magento manages taxes

Taxes are applied to products based on assigned Tax Classes. Tax Classes are combined with Tax Zones and Rates to create Tax Rules. Tax Rules are what are applied to each product or shopping cart to determine...