Sales Tax Automation: Making It Easier With Avalara
Navigating the world of sales tax can be time-consuming and frustrating. However, there are many reasons why understanding how sales tax works in your state is undoubtedly one of the most important functions of your accounting department. Federal legislation regarding remote and on-line sales tax is pending and will impact most businesses. There are hundreds of rate and taxability changes every year. Many states are hiring more auditors and increasing audits & reviews because of needed additional revenue. It’s definitely an area where there is potential for significant error and business risk. Transactional tax compliance is the responsibility of your business. Sound scary? It is.
Introducing Avalara. Avalara is a Software-as-a-Service, cloud-based, transaction-tax solution that integrates directly into existing workflow processes. Avalara products can eliminate the tedious work and complexity of calculating, collecting, reporting on, and remitting taxes across multiple jurisdictions. Their products integrate with more financial, e-commerce, point-of-sale systems and mobile applications than any other transactional-tax solution on the market. Avalara integrates with many, many accounting and ERP solutions, including Sage products.
Their flagship products include:
- AvaTax Calc – Cloud-based, real time sales tax decision engine
- AvaTax Certs – Online exemption certificate management
- AvaTax Returns – Stress free returns processing
For more information on Avalara and their products and services, visit their website or contact Darcy Boerio at firstname.lastname@example.org.