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The ProductStore entity has some settings which are tax related. For stores that represent a company or division that is in a jurisdiction that uses a VAT style tax you can specify that taxes should be included in prices shown to consumers (the showPricesWithVatTax indicator) and if this is set to Y the vatTaxAuthGeoId and vatTaxAuthPartyId should be specified so that we know which TaxAuthority to calculate taxes for (in other cases this is decided based on TaxAuthorities where the company has a nexus and the order is being shipped to, or in some cases billed * to if there is no shipping address).

* in David's original post, was shipped instead of billed but I think it was simply a typo