What is a locations
Location is a description of some area in the world. It can describe group of countries, country or part of single country. There are number of tasks when you need to use it:
- setting up some shipping methods based on the customer location
- setting up tax rates based on the customer location
- limit payment method to available for customer location
- limit shipping method to available for customer location
When creating tax rates, make sure you are adhering to the tax laws of your country and locality.
How to create a Location
System > Localization > Locations
Go to System > Localization > Locations section in your admin area.
Click Add button there.
Specify the Location name (so you could easily refer to it) and what Countries and Zones (States) define this Location.