AvaTax Now Available for BusinessFlow Customers


 Bainbridge Island, WA – October 18, 2012  Avalara (www.Avalara.com) the market leading provider of sales tax automation services in the cloud, today announced Mainstreet Commerce, the developer of BusinessFlow on-demand e-business software, has joined Avalara’s growing list 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.

Since its founding nearly a decade ago, Avalara has pioneered the service-based platform for tax automation and emerged as the dominant player in this market by leading the automation effort for financial, ecommerce, POS and mobility applications for businesses. Today Avalara’s SaaS solution provides a complete set of transactional tax compliance services developed specifically to serve the needs of small to mid-sized businesses.

“We are focused on enabling our clients to manage their businesses more efficiently,” said Michael Sandler, CEO of Mainstreet Commerce. “By connecting BusinessFlow with Avalara, our clients easily manage and remain up-to-date on increasingly complicated tax regulations.”

Avalara CEO and Founder Scott McFarlane said, “Many people believe that sales tax collection has to be burdensome, but it doesn’t have to be that way,” says McFarlane. Companies of all sizes, including online retailers, can eliminate this pain point by automating the sales tax function just as they do payroll management. As one of America’s fastest-growing companies, Avalara is proud to welcome Mainstreet Commerce and its family of world-class clients into our ever-expanding community.”

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 300professionals at its headquarters on Bainbridge Island, WA and offices and offices in Seattle WA; Irvine, San Diego and Rocklin, CA; Falls Church, VA; and Pune, India.

About Mainstreet Commerce
Mainstreet Commerce leads the e-business market with BusinessFlow, powerful on-demand e-business software that drives many of the most successful global brands. Companies leverage BusinessFlow on a modular basis or to optimize end-to-end operations. The software fuels competitive advantages, drives revenues, and optimizes profitability by matching or enabling specific ways of doing e-business that include operations, workflows, data capture requirements, product merchandising, ecommerce websites, and omni-channel sales strategy.

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