Avalara Continues its Fast-Track Growth, Opens Second Office in Seattle


BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, WA – Dec. 27, 2012 – Avalara, the market-leading provider of sales tax automation services in the cloud, is augmenting its rapid growth by opening a second office in Seattle.

Located at the foot of Seneca Street on Pier 55 on Seattle’s Central Waterfront, the company’s new space provides additional housing for the company’s burgeoning technology team. Avalara also has an office at 1000 Second Avenue in Seattle, which accommodates approximately 20 administrative and compliance employees. Avalara is headquartered on Bainbridge Island, WA and employs more than 300 people at its eight offices company-wide.

Avalara’s new work space features a tech-specific environment designed for creating the next generation of market-leading business solutions. In addition to technical operations, the building will house members of its research and development and marketing technology teams.

“Together, these teams play a critical role in advancing Avalara’s leadership position,” said Avalara Founder and CEO Scott McFarlane. “Avalara was the first company to deliver sales tax automation that was both affordable and scalable for small and mid-sized businesses, and we’ll continue to transform the way companies do business with our innovative technology.”

Avalara, which pioneered the service-based platform for tax automation, 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 end-to-end tax compliance services developed specifically to serve the needs of small to mid-sized businesses.

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.

AvaTax seamlessly integrates into more than 200 accounting and business software programs that span all computer operating systems, allowing end users to receive fast, accurate sales tax calculations with just the click of a button.

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

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