Does importing orders to Shopify via API deviate from the platform guidelines?

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I have an app that imports orders from a payment platform into Shopify. I saw that when importing like this, Shopify is unable to charge the 2% tax per order.

 

Doing imports in this way, am I running away from the platform guidelines? Can I suffer blockages for that?

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Hey @edywladson,

 

I encourage you to read our [API terms](https://www.shopify.com/legal/api-terms) and [Partner Program Agreement](https://www.shopify.ca/partners/terms) to determine whether your app is adhering to platform guidelines.

 

Shopify designed the Order API to allow apps to import orders into a Shopify store. You can definitely use this API for it's intended purpose, as long as your use-case complies with the terms. 

JB | Developer Support @ Shopify
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