If you are using your own payment gateways you will need to store tax IDs for the countries you are selling to.
For stores using the Ochre payment gateway, the tax IDs have been set up already. In this case, you do not need to do anything further.
Adding a VAT ID
For the UK and each country in the EU you can enter a VAT ID to collect taxes for that country.
Account Settings > VAT
Click 'Add VAT'
Enter VAT ID
Adding a sales tax ID
For the US you can enter a sales tax ID to collect sales taxes, you will also need to select which states (regions) within the country you want to collect taxes for.
Account Settings > Sales Tax
Click 'Add Sales Tax ID and Regions'
Enter sales tax ID
Inactivating or deleting a tax ID
To temporarily stop collecting taxes for a country, you can inactivate a specific ID.
On the listed ID, click: Actions > Inactivate
You can Activate it again when you are ready to collect taxes again.
You can delete a tax ID from the same menu.