Accumulus Extends Subscription Commerce Leadership by Offering Avalara’s Comprehensive Sales Tax Solution

Bainbridge Island, WA – October 16, 2012 – Avalara (www.Avalara.com) the market leading provider of sales tax automation services in the cloud, today announced Accumulus Corporation (www.accumulus.com), the leading provider of  flexible subscription commerce solutions for businesses of all sizes, has joined Avalara’s expanding community of certified solution partners.

Avalara’s solution partners are software publishers that integrate Avalara’s software as a service (SaaS) offering for sales tax management directly into their own applications. Using Avalara’s industry-leading technology, Accumulus subscribers can now quickly and accurately calculate and invoice sales taxes, taking into account the city, state and municipal tax codes, as well as special tax – without additional steps or complexity.

“Accumulus delivers comprehensive subscription commerce solutions that enable our rapidly growing customer base to successfully sell across a number of state and local tax jurisdictions,” said Christian Dreke, CEO of Accumulus. “Our partnership with Avalara helps to ensure our customers have leading subscription commerce capabilities tightly integrated with tax compliance solutions, which enable seamless invoicing, tax and payment processing.”

Avalara’s CEO and Founder Scott McFarlane said, “The rapid growth of our solution partnerships represents a milestone on our quest to become the de facto transactional tax service provider across all applications and channels. Avalara is proud to welcome Accumulus into our expanding community and pleased help its subscribers take advantage of their comprehensive subscription commerce solutions.”

About Accumulus
Accumulus is a leading provider of comprehensive and flexible subscription commerce solutions for growing and managing on-line business around the world.   The Accumulus Subscription Commerce System provides automated subscription signups, activations and payment modules with the industry’s most flexible pricing, tiered usage or metered usage capabilities.   With the system, providers can rapidly expand revenue, automate the entire subscription lifecycle, and manage customer relationships.The Accumulus Subscription Commerce System helps providers understand what increases customer adoption, how to improve retention, and ultimately how to drive more recurring revenue while decreasing administrative complexity and cost.

The Accumulus web-based subscription commerce system seamlessly integrates with existing IT infrastructure across mobile smart phone, PC and other platforms and systems, and Accumulus provides software development kits (SDKs) and industry leading customization capabilities for integration with virtually any platform.  See http://accumulus.com for more information.

About Avalara
Founded in 2004, Avalara has helped thousands of customers stay focused on their success by providing a fast, easy way to manage indirect taxes that is as accurate and affordable for small and mid-size businesses as it is for large corporations.

Avalara’s web-based solution seamlessly integrates into more than 200 accounting and business applications that span all platforms, including enterprise resource planning (ERP), ecommerce, point of sale (POS), mobile (smart phone applications) compliance (tax returns), and customer relationship management (CRM) systems. Avalara also provides an Application Programming Interface (API) and software development kit (SDK) for customized integrations to virtually any platform.

Avalara is a founding member and Certified Service Provider of the Streamlined Sales Tax initiative and has been named as one of the fastest-growing companies in America. It employs more than 300 professionals at its headquarters on Bainbridge Island, WA and offices and offices in Seattle WA; Irvine, San Diego and Rockline, CA; Falls Church, VA; and Pune, India.

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