Leading sales tax management solution now available to users of popular accounting software

Bainbridge Island, WA – February 9, 2011 – Avalara (www.avalara.com), North America’s leading provider of automated, up-to-date sales and use tax solutions, has released AvaTax for Sage Peachtree.

AvaTax is an easy-to-use sales tax calculation and filing solution that integrates with Sage Peachtree and dozens of other financial, point of sale and e-Commerce applications. The groundbreaking cloud-based AvaTax solution provides instantaneous sales tax calculation using a centrally-managed, highly accurate calculation engine leveraging up-to-date sales tax rates, rules and jurisdiction boundaries. AvaTax stores all pertinent information for every transaction and delivers detailed audit reporting and integrated return filing services. Businesses that adopt the unprecedented sales tax functionality of AvaTax for Sage Peachtree can boost business productivity while minimizing audit risk.

“We’ve been looking for a sales tax software application that integrates with the Sage Peachtree Accounting Software for several years” says Cliff Sult, president of ECS Enterprises, Inc. “Naturally we were excited when we found out that Avalara was coming out with a sales tax solution that has been long awaited by many Peachtree users. Keeping track of all this data manually has been a real challenge for our business.”

Avalara welcomes Sage Peachtree users to the AvaTax community,” says Scott McFarlane, CEO of Avalara. “We are excited about integrating AvaTax with Sage Peachtree and the value it provides for Peachtree customers,” continues McFarlane. “These companies now have the ability to focus on their core business without worrying about spending additional time and resources on calculating and remitting sales tax.”

For more information about Avalara, AvaTax and the Sage Peachtree integration, visit www.avalara.com/sage-peachtree.

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.

About ECS Enterprise, Inc.
Based in Concord, NC, ECS Enterprises, Inc. is your source for CNC Machining, Acrylic Fixtures and Custom Plastics Fabrication.  Complementing the comprehensive line of standardized acrylic fixtures and displays is custom manufacturing and machining of plastics and metals.  ECS has a state-of-art facility featuring full range CNC capabilities and engineering expertise.  ECS Enterprises provides solutions for an array of technical applications, and is committed to ensuring that manufacturing and merchandising needs are addressed creatively and with the highest technical knowledge available in the industry.  For more information, please visit http://www.ecsent.com, or contact sales or customer service at 704-786-1600