Fully automated sales tax solution SAP certified for SAP Business One integration

Bainbridge Island, WA – January 12, 2011 – Avalara (www.avalara.com), North America’s leading provider of fully automated, up-to-date sales and use tax compliance solutions is proud to announce SAP certification for the integration of AvaTax for SAP Business One.

The integration of AvaTax for SAP Business One passed the stringent SAP testing process with flying colors and was granted certification last month.  AvaTax for SAP Business One allows SAP Business One users to manage their sales tax within their ERP system; from calculating and filing, to remitting sales tax and managing exemption certificates.  With the certified integration of AvaTax into SAP Business One, customers can confidently leverage unprecedented sales tax functionality and management control to boost business productivity while minimizing audit risk, all at an affordable price.

“We are proud to receive the SAP Business One integration certification for AvaTax and grateful for the relationship we’ve developed with SAP Business One customers and partners over the course of the last year. These relationships have been a key factor in helping us position our solutions in the SAP marketplace” says Avalara CEO, Scott McFarlane. “This certification is really the gold standard, and further ensures that the confidence SAP Business One customers and partners have in AvaTax is well deserved,” McFarlane goes on to say.

SAP Business One is a leading mid-market solution that integrates all core functions critical in addressing business needs.  SAP Business One provides an affordable, comprehensive solution for managing an entire business, from sales and customer relationships, to financials and operations. With SAP Business One, small businesses can streamline operations, act on timely and complete information, and accelerate profitable growth.

Gustavo Zientek, Director of Business Development for Argentis Consulting says, “the integration certification of AvaTax for SAP Business One is an exciting milestone and will only serve to lend further validation that AvaTax has not only become the industry standard in tax compliance but the solution of choice for SAP Business One customers and partners.”

Argentis Consulting is an internationally recognized SAP Gold certified development, implementation and consulting partner with offices in both North and South America.

About Avalara
Based on Bainbridge Island, WA, Avalara is the recognized leader in web-based sales tax solutions and is transforming the sales and use tax compliance process for businesses of all sizes. With point-and-click ease, Avalara provides the fastest, easiest, most accurate and affordable way for companies to address their statutory tax requirements. Avalara is the industry’s most trusted provider of sales and use tax automation solutions, serving more than 40,000 registered users located throughout the U.S., Canada, and abroad, delivering more than 350 million sales tax transactions, and filing and remitting more than $10 billion in sales & use tax collections per year.  Avalara is one of America’s fastest growing companies and Microsoft’s SaaS Partner of the Year for 2010. For more information, please visit www.avalara.com.

To set up an interview with executive Scott McFarlane please contact Yvonne Tomascak, Marketing Manager at Avalara, at 206-826-4900 x1149, or email yvonne.tomascak@avalara.com.