Global Tax Calculation

Provide your consumers an accurate assessment of taxes due during checkout without having to manage specialized software and updates. CyberSource Global Tax Calculation Services provides real-time tax calculation for sales originating worldwide and is available through One connection.


  • Calculations of sales, use, and Value Added Tax (VAT)
  • Coverage of 14,000 tax jurisdictions in the United States
  • Real-time calculation of VAT in more than 30 countries
  • Identification of tax jurisdiction by ZIP+4
  • Tax assessed by line item rather than total amount for greater accuracy
  • Rate overrides and exemptions accommodated
  • Typical calculation time of less than two seconds


  • Eliminate the time and resources required to implement and maintain special software or update tax tables
  • Reduce the risk and complexity of sales tax audits and customer complaints

Implementation Guides

Tax Calculation Service for the Simple Order API
Tax Calculation Service for the SCMP API
European Union Tax Product Code Guide
U.S. Tax Product Code Guide: State Exceptions
U.S. Tax Product Code Guide: Descriptions

Featured Resources:

Global Tax Calculation Datasheet

Learn more about Payment Processing:


Global Payment Acceptance Brochure