Logical database of ABAP query

Hi,
Can anybody please let me know what is the Logical database for ETXDCI, ETXDCH & ETXDCJ (Tax tables) with any sales document tables? I need to develop one ABAP query for the users.
I am a Functional person so I would like to know Can anybody please let me know how I can find out the Logical database?
Your time and help will be really appreciate.
Thanks & Regards,
Niki Shah.

Try the BRF logical database.
I found it by searching in which programs the tables were used.
It show program SAPDBBRF which is the program for logical database BRF.
Kind regards,
Arthur Parisius

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