Collection of Contact Information relating to Goods and Services Tax
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Collection of Contact Information relating to Goods and Services Tax

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Overview

To comply with some sales tax regulations, the Seller may provide additional information about the traveler and traveler’s Company (Employer) for the Airlines use (such as in producing a tax invoice). The Seller may fill in Sales Tax Registration data elements under ContactInfo.

The below demonstrates how this information can be sent when creating or changing an Order.

Sending Additional Tax Information to an Airline

A Seller may send the Passengers Employer Tax Information as detailed below. This example shows a passenger who works for ‘Adventure Company’ based in Geneva with a Sales Tax Registration ID.

<ContactInfoList>
                  <ContactInfo>
                     <ContactInfoID>CONTACT-01</ContactInfoID>
                     <ContactTypeText>Business</ContactTypeText>
                     <EmailAddress>
                        <EmailAddressText>standards@</EmailAddressText>
                     </EmailAddress>
                     <Employer>
                        <Name>Adventure PTY LTD</Name>
                        <SalesTaxRegistration>
                           <CityName>Geneva</CityName>
                           <CountryCode>CH</CountryCode>
                           <CountryDialingCode>+41</CountryDialingCode>
                           <CountrySubDivisionName>GE</CountrySubDivisionName>
                           <EmailAddressText>standards@</EmailAddressText>
                           <PhoneNumber>0712345678</PhoneNumber>
                           <PostalCode>1207</PostalCode>
                           <SalesTaxRegistrationID>AB1234567890</SalesTaxRegistrationID>
                           <StreetText>Rue des Vollandes 9</StreetText>
                        </SalesTaxRegistration>
                     </Employer>
                     <IndividualRefID>INDIVIDUAL-01</IndividualRefID>
                     <Individual>
                        <GivenName>FirstName</GivenName>
                        <IndividualID>INDIVIDUAL-01</IndividualID>
                        <Surname>LastName</Surname>
                        <TitleName>Mr</TitleName>
                     </Individual>
                  </ContactInfo>
               </ContactInfoList> 

Airline Confirming the Additional tax Information

When a Seller retrieves an Order from an Airline, the Employer information, if present, may be found echoed back with the same information.