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Retrieve VAT or sales tax

Overview

  1. Populate the Order object with information. Avangate needs the BillingDetails (object) information to calculate taxes. 
  2. Use the getContents method to get info on all the products added to cart by the shopper in the current session.
  3. The output of the getContents method is the Order session content object.
  4. Under the Price, access information including for each product purchased. Find value added tax and sales tax details under the VAT parameter. 
  5. Tax information is also available for the entire order object. Find value added tax and sales tax details under the VAT parameter.
  6. Calculate the VAT/sales tax rates use the VAT and NetPrice parameters. 

Parameters

Parameters

Type/Description

sessionID

Required (string)

 

Session identifier, the output of the Login method. Include sessionID into all your requests. Avangate throws an exception if the values are incorrect.  The sessionID expires in 10 minutes.

Order

Required (Object)

 

Object designed to collect all data necessary for an order, including billing, product/subscription plan and payment details.

Response

OrderContents

Object

Request


<?php
$host   = "https://api.avangate.com";
$client = new SoapClient($host . "/soap/4.0/?wsdl", array(
    'location' => $host . "/soap/4.0/",
    "stream_context" => stream_context_create(array(
        'ssl' => array(
            'verify_peer' => false,
            'verify_peer_name' => false
        )
    ))
));
function hmac($key, $data)
{
    $b = 64; // byte length for md5
    if (strlen($key) > $b) {
        $key = pack("H*", md5($key));
    }
    
    $key    = str_pad($key, $b, chr(0x00));
    $ipad   = str_pad('', $b, chr(0x36));
    $opad   = str_pad('', $b, chr(0x5c));
    $k_ipad = $key ^ $ipad;
    $k_opad = $key ^ $opad;
    return md5($k_opad . pack("H*", md5($k_ipad . $data)));
}
$merchantCode = "YOUR_MERCHANT_CODE";// your account's merchant code available in the 'System settings' area of the cPanel: https://secure.avangate.com/cpanel/account_settings.php
$key = "YOUR_SECRET_KEY";// your account's secret key available in the 'System settings' area of the cPanel: https://secure.avangate.com/cpanel/account_settings.php
$now          = date('Y-m-d H:i:s'); //date_default_timezone_set('UTC')
$string = strlen($merchantCode) . $merchantCode . strlen($now) . $now;
$hash   = hmac($key, $string);
try {
    $sessionID = $client->login($merchantCode, $now, $hash);
}
catch (SoapFault $e) {
    echo "Authentication: " . $e->getMessage();
    exit;
}
 
var_dump($sessionID);
$Order = new stdClass();
$Order->RefNo = NULL;
$Order->Currency = 'usd';
$Order->Country = 'US';
$Order->Language = 'en';
$Order->CustomerIP = '91.220.121.21';
$Order->ExternalReference = NULL;
$Order->Source = NULL;
$Order->AffiliateId = NULL;
$Order->CustomerReference = NULL;
$Order->Items = array();
$Order->Items[0] = new stdClass();
$Order->Items[0]->Code = 'my_subscription_1';
$Order->Items[0]->Quantity = 1; 
$Order->Items[0]->PriceOptions = NULL;
$Order->Items[0]->SKU = NULL;
$Order->Items[0]->Price = NULL;
$Order->Items[0]->CrossSell = NULL;
$Order->Items[0]->Trial = false; 
$Order->Items[0]->AdditionalFields = NULL;
$Order->Items[0]->Promotion = NULL;
$Order->BillingDetails = new stdClass();
$Order->BillingDetails->FirstName = 'FirstName';
$Order->BillingDetails->LastName = 'LastName';
$Order->BillingDetails->CountryCode = 'us';
$Order->BillingDetails->State = 'California';
$Order->BillingDetails->City = 'LA';
$Order->BillingDetails->Address1 = 'Address example';
$Order->BillingDetails->Address2 = NULL;
$Order->BillingDetails->Zip = '90210';
$Order->BillingDetails->Email = 'customer@email.com';
$Order->BillingDetails->Phone = NULL;
$Order->BillingDetails->Company = NULL;
$Order->DeliveryDetails = NULL;
$Order->PaymentDetails = new stdClass ();
$Order->PaymentDetails->Type = 'CC';
$Order->PaymentDetails->Currency = 'usd';
$Order->PaymentDetails->PaymentMethod = new stdClass ();
$Order->PaymentDetails->CustomerIP = '10.10.10.10';
$Order->PaymentDetails->PaymentMethod->RecurringEnabled = true;
$Order->PaymentDetails->PaymentMethod->CardNumber = "4111111111111111";
$Order->PaymentDetails->PaymentMethod->CardType = 'visa';
$Order->PaymentDetails->PaymentMethod->ExpirationYear = '2019';
$Order->PaymentDetails->PaymentMethod->ExpirationMonth = '12';
$Order->PaymentDetails->PaymentMethod->HolderName = 'John';
$Order->PaymentDetails->PaymentMethod->CCID = '123';
$Order->Promotions = NULL;
$Order->AdditionalFields = NULL;
$Order->LocalTime = NULL;
$Order->GiftDetails = NULL;
try {
    $CartContents = $client->getContents    ($sessionID, $Order);
}
catch (SoapFault $e) {
    echo "CartContents: " . $e->getMessage();
    exit;
}
var_dump("CartContents", $CartContents);
?>