Exploring Shopware: Tax Settings in Shopware 6
What are the core requirements for extending your e-commerce business abroad? First of all, it is the support for multiple languages and currencies. However, there is one more vital factor. Your website should cope with foreign legislation in general and taxes in particular. And Shopware 6 perfectly suits this demand. It lets you create different tax rates for your products and assign them to countries. In the following article, we shed light on where the Shopware 6 tax settings are situated. After that, you will find out how to manage the existing tax rates as well as add new tax rates in Shopware 6.
Note that we provide Shopware integration with external platforms. Contact our support for further information or try our Improved Import & Export Extension for Shopware.
Table of contents
- 1 Tax Rates in Shopware 6 Admin
- 2 Creating New Tax Rates
- 3 How to Import Tax Rates to Shopware 6
- 4 Shopware 6 Tax Rates FAQ
- 5 Shopware 6 Essentials FAQ
- 5.1 How to create a Shopware account?
- 5.2 What about a Shopware ID?
- 5.3 How to deal with Shopware master data and what is it?
- 5.4 How to add a new Shopware shop?
- 5.5 How to add a payment method to your Shopware account?
- 5.6 How to create a deposit in Shopware?
- 5.7 How to purchase Shopware extensions?
- 5.8 How to get support in Shopware?
- 5.9 How to automate import and export processes in Shopware 6?
- 5.10 How to migrate to Shopware 6?
- 5.11 How to integrate Shopware 6 with external systems?
Tax Rates in Shopware 6 Admin
Let’s see how to find the Taxes screen in the Shopware 6 administration:
- Go to your Shopware 6 administration;
- Open its main menu;
- Proceed to the Settings section;
- Open the Shop subsection;
- Hit the Taxes icon.
Here, you will find an overview of your current tax rates. The grid displays the tax name and rate. Besides, there is a context menu that lets you edit or delete the existing records.
Creating New Tax Rates
Hit the Add Tax button to create a new tax rate in Shopware 6.
A new window displays where you can apply the configuration for your new tax rate. Specify its name and a percentage value.
After that, you can select countries to apply your new tax to and specify a custom rate.
While adding a country, choose it and specify to which regions to apply the new rate. You can link the new rate to a zipcode or a range of zip codes, the entire country, or its states. Next, Shopware requires specifying a new rate.
How to Import Tax Rates to Shopware 6
If you need to import the existing tax rates, you’ve come to the right place. It is no longer necessary to recreate them manually when moving to Shopware 6. Instead, you can import the existing tax rates to Shopware 6. With the help of our team, you can simplify and automate this process. Contact our support for more details and try our Improved Import & Export Extension for Shopware. You can use it to import any entity to Shopware 6, including tax rates. The extension provides the ability to create schemes that automatically apply changes to the imported data, making it suitable for your e-commerce website. Furthermore, in the case of repetitive transactions, it is possible to automate import and export processes with the help of schedules.
Shopware 6 Tax Rates FAQ
How to find tax rates in Shopware 6?
You can find the tax rates configuration screen under Settings -> Shop -> Taxes.
How to add new tax rates in Shopware 6?
Hit the Add Tax button under Settings -> Shop -> Taxes to create new tax rates in Shopware 6. Next, provide the necessary information as shown above.
How to edit tax rates in Shopware 6?
Go to Settings -> Shop -> Taxes and use the context menu to edit tax rates in Shopware 6.
How to delete tax rates in Shopware 6?
Go to Settings -> Shop -> Taxes and use the context menu to delete tax rates.
How to assign tax rates to countries in Shopware 6?
You can assign tax rates to countries in Shopware 6 while editing them. It is possible to apply a custom rate to the entire country or its regions.
Shopware 6 Essentials FAQ
How to create a Shopware account?
Visit the registration page to create your Shopware account. Click the Register Now link to fill in the form. Next, you will receive a confirmation email. Follow the instructions in it.
What about a Shopware ID?
Your Shopware ID will be provided during the registration automatically.
How to deal with Shopware master data and what is it?
Shopware 6 master data combines all the information about your company. It usually contains such details as company physical addresses, phone numbers, emails, etc. You provide it on registration.
How to add a new Shopware shop?
Visit your merchant area to add a new shop in Shopware 6. Click the corresponding link to specify the type of your new shop. It could be a cloud storefront or an on-premise installation. Next, provide the information required by the system.
How to add a payment method to your Shopware account?
In Shopware 6, you need to add a payment method for internal purposes under Basic Information -> Accounting. Choose PayPal, credit card, or direct debit as a preferred way to pay for extensions and themes.
How to create a deposit in Shopware?
It is possible to purchase extensions and themes for your Shopware 6 website with a previously created deposit. Go to Merchant Area -> Shops, choose a shop to provide funds to, and click Open Account Details. Your deposit should be equal to or greater than the amount of your future purchase.
How to purchase Shopware extensions?
You can purchase extensions on the theShopware Marketplace or in the Plugin Manager. When a deposit is created, choose a tool you want to buy and complete the checkout.
How to get support in Shopware?
Try the following email – email@example.com – and phone number – +49 2555 9288 510 – if you have questions about accounting and financial services. Write to firstname.lastname@example.org and call +49 2555 9288 50 to get consultancy about account or license issues.
How to automate import and export processes in Shopware 6?
You can automate import and export processes in Shopware 6 with a third-party tool, such as the Improved Import & Export extension. It lets you maintain recurring data transfers without interaction on the admin side. The Module provides the ability to create schedules of import and export processes. As a result, you launch the corresponding data transfers according to the specified time frames.
How to migrate to Shopware 6?
With the Improved Import & Export module, you can also migrate to Shopware 6 from your existing e-commerce website. Other e-commerce platforms or Shopware’s previous versions are supported. Note that we also provide export solutions for such platforms as Magento and Shopify. It means that you can create data output from them in a more admin-friendly way. Contact us for more information.
How to integrate Shopware 6 with external systems?
You can also connect your Shopware 6 website to ERPs, CRMs, accounting tools, and other similar platforms by the means of the Improved Import & Export extension. The module provides the ability to automate repetitive import and export processes and modify data with the help of mapping presets. Follow the requirements of your Shopware store during import and the rules of the connected platform during export. If the tool is properly configured, no interaction on the admin side is necessary.