Admin: Taxes Setup
In admin, under Locations/Taxes, click on "Tax Zones"
Click on the "new zone" button. In the Zone Name: input
field I enter "CA".
For Description I enter "California". Click on "insert"
After you click insert, you will see CA show up in the list. You
think you're done, but not quite!
Click on the "CA" (or whatever name you have!) in the
list and you will see the heading say "Geographical Zones / CA"
Here you see a "new zone" button again. Click on it!
Now you get to select a geographical zone. From Country, I Select
From Region, Select California. Click "update"
A few more steps to go! Now under "Locations/Taxes" click
on "Tax Rates"
10. Click on "new
tax rate" button
11. Select "Taxable
Goods" from the Tax Class Title drop down menu
12. From the Zone menu,
select CA (or whatever zone you created)
13. In the Tax Rate field
enter the tax percentage
14. In the Description,
enter the description, e.g. "California Sales Tax"