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Many years ago, I struck up a conversation with a man traveling by hoverspeed ferry between England and France. The weather was stormy, the waves were roiling, and the ferry seemed to bounce rather than hover. Everyone on board was … Continued

Pharrell William’s song, Happy, has inspired people around the world to celebrate their happiness by posting their own Happy videos. At Avalara, we may work hard, but we are also a happy bunch. Here’s our take – enjoy!

Millions of people cheat on their taxes. To help encourage compliance, tax collectors in Italy, England and the Philippines, are taking creative approaches. They now rely on guns, guilt and surveillance to get the job done. Guns It’s not uncommon … Continued

Bainbridge Island, WA – April 21, 2014 – Avalara, Inc., (www.Avalara.com), a leading cloud-based sales tax and compliance automation technology provider, today announced Arxis Technology, a leading solution provider for CRM and ERP solutions, has joined Avalara’s community of certified solution … Continued

What do Starbucks, counter installers, and men waving submachine guns have in common? All are featured in this week’s sales tax news. Alabama and Kansas announce sales tax rate changes. Chicago brandishes gun over sales tax. Colorado moves towards an … Continued

Avalara’s TrustFile Reduces Risk with Greater Accuracy and Speed for Free to Ecommerce Startups Bainbridge Island, WA – April 17, 2014 – Avalara, Inc., a leading cloud-based sales tax and compliance automation technology provider, today introduced  a free version of … Continued

California is one of the biggest and baddest states when it comes to sales tax laws. Retailers must contend with complex rates, confusing nexus rules, and an interactive map of shame. Watch this video for a bite-sized overview of sales … Continued

It’s time to take a closer look at what Small and Medium-sized Businesses really want from their CPA firm. The answers, might surprise you. The Sleeter Group has utilized their 20 years of research experience in order to develop the … Continued

Make an error with respect to sales tax and it may eventually come back to bite you. Sales tax news this week reveals costly legislative mistakes in Iowa, the trend to mishandle use tax and sales tax exemptions in South … Continued

Members can now access up-to-date sales and use tax educational resources, hands-on tools, and Avalara partnering programs Bainbridge Island, WA – April 10, 2014 – Avalara, Inc., (www.Avalara.com), a leading cloud-based sales tax and compliance automation technology provider, has formed … Continued