Juice sold with love – Wacky Tax Wednesday

Selling any amount of marijuana to another person is prohibited under D.C. law and under Initiative 71. So what’s an entrepreneur with a passion for selling pot to do?...Continued

The dish on taxing deliveries

Delivery charges are increasingly part of our new reality, and offering delivery services involves more than obtaining a truck or a building relationships with common carriers; it means getting sales and use tax right....Continued

Origin vs. destination sales tax: A guide for small businesses

When it comes to sales taxes, the terms "origin" and "destination" are key concepts to know. Find out what small businesses need to know about origin and destination sales tax sourcing....Continued

Xerocon 2016 wrap-up: Avalara and friends

Xerocon 2016: A con to remember! Avalara had such a blast at Xero’s annual cloud accounting convention—from partying with friends both old and new, to unveiling an exciting new product, to winning awards alongside some of our favorite partners. ......Continued

Avalara Partners with Retail Realm to Automate Sales Tax Management for Microsoft Dynamics AX Retail Customers

Las Vegas, NV – August 19, 2016 –– Avalara, Inc., a leading provider of tax compliance automation for businesses of all sizes, today announced a new partnership with Retail Realm, a multinational retail-centric software developer and distributor....Continued

Geospatial Data: Minimize Your CSP’s Audit Liability With This Overlooked Method

Learn why Florida holds CSPs harmless from monitoring customer locations when they use geospatial data—and how this technology removes a huge roadblock to communications tax compliance. ...Continued

Elvis is dead. Long live the tourist development zone – Wacky Tax Wednesday

A special district tax in Graceland is expected to generate millions for Memphis in the years to come. I think Elvis would have liked that....Continued

Calculating Sales and Excise Tax on the Same Invoice

In the fuel industry, companies often face the complex process of calculating excise tax and sales tax on a single invoice. Learn more about the complications in Avalara’s multi-tax white paper....Continued

Is your small business ready to ace back-to-school sales tax holidays?

Sales tax holidays can be a double-edged sword for small businesses. Make sure that you don't flunk back-to-school sales tax holidays. Here's what you need to know....Continued

Top 6 Myths About Landed Cost

Calculating the total cost of overseas shipments is tricky, and it's made more difficult by inaccurate information found online. Check out this post to understand why landed cost, including import duties and import fees, is important to calculate, even if ......Continued