Bainbridge Island, WA – July 22, 2014 – Avalara (, a leading provider of cloud-based software that delivers a broad array of compliance solutions related to sales tax and other transactional taxes, today announced Kranbery (, an innovative technology company … Continued

Exemption certificates are your protection in a tax audit. But the wrong forms won’t protect you. An invalid certificate can make your company liable for the uncollected sales tax. So, how can companies that sell in multiple states guarantee they get … Continued

You can say a lot of things about sales tax, but not that it’s dull. The news this week explores: Freedom: Linking internet tax freedom to internet sales tax Politics: Controversial sales tax changes in the capital Social conscience: Tax … Continued

Is the Internet Tax Freedom Act the chance the Senate needs to pass an online sales tax bill? A group of Senators lead by Mike Enzi (R-WY) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) seem to think so. They introduced a bill to … Continued

If you don’t collect the proper amount of sales tax and remit the tax you collect, you could end up paying steep penalties or even going to jail. Sales tax news this week features stories about just that. Other news: … Continued

Online sellers are like super heroes, selling across state lines at the speed of an internet connection. But sales tax requirements can slow them down. Watch to learn about a free solution for FBA sellers, eBay sellers, and online sellers … Continued

This month, we sat down with Kevin Boyle, Account Manager with BroadPoint. BroadPoint, a leading business applications consulting firm and one of the largest Microsoft Dynamics partners in the mid-Atlantic, specializes in delivering integrated financial and membership management solutions to … Continued

“Many of the Cloud/tech companies in the Valley are reaching what I call the ‘inflection point’ in their lifecycle . . . .”  We recently caught up with Malcolm Ellerbe, a tax partner at Armanino LLP, and asked him about … Continued

Sales tax holidays are the best time for consumers . . . but for those in charge of tax compliance, it can be anything but a holiday. Keeping track of all the details can be extremely tricky. Let this infographic … Continued

At 12:01 A.M on July 1, 2014 a new fiscal year starts in almost* every U.S. state. But that’s not all that happens. At that time, everyone who manages sales tax for their companies turns into a pumpkin. Poof! Ok, … Continued