AvaTax for 3DCart automates sales tax processes

Bainbridge Island, WA and Tamarac, FL – June 6, 2011 – Avalara (www.avalara.com), the leading provider of fully automated, up-to-date sales and use tax compliance solutions, announces a strategic partnership with Ecommerce software leader 3DCart (www.3dcart.com).

AvaTax for 3DCart is an easy-to-use sales tax calculation and filing solution that integrates with the 3DCart platform, fully automating tax compliance processes and reducing the risk of business audits. The web-based service delivers instantaneous sales tax calculations using a centrally-managed, highly accurate calculation engine that leverages up-to-date sales tax rates, rules and jurisdiction boundaries. Coupled with automated filing, remittance and exemption certificate management, AvaTax for 3DCart provides unprecedented sales tax functionality to boost business productivity while minimizing audit risk.

“AvaTax is the industry standard for automated sales tax solutions and we are proud to have 3DCart as a partner,” said Scott McFarlane, CEO and co-founder of Avalara.  “With AvaTax for 3DCart, customers have the ability to focus on their core business without worrying about spending additional time and resources on calculating and remitting sales tax anymore.”

“AvaTax extends the value of the 3DCart platform by giving Ecommerce shops an efficient way to manage sales tax and accounting,” adds Jimmy Rodriguez, Chief Technology Officer for 3DCart. “Now, filing and other administrative tax duties require fewer resources allowing our customers to concentrate on growing their Ecommerce business.”

For 3DCart customers, the enhanced 3D platform has proven a success. Says Martha Rodriguez of Idealbaby.com: “AvaTax takes the worry out of constantly keeping up with evolving sales tax requirement and allows us to concentrate on the important issues of our business such as driving more sales to our site.”

For more information about AvaTax for 3DCart please visit https://www.avalara.com/e-commerce/3dcart or attend an informational session on the benefits of automating sales tax compliance on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 11:00am PT / 2:00pm ET.

About Avalara
Headquartered in 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.  Avalara’s AvaTax family of products provides end-to-end compliance solutions and is regarded as 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 and is one of America’s fastest growing companies earning recognitions such as 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 3DCart
3DCart (http://www.3dcart.com), located in Tamarac, Florida, is a complete ecommerce software solution for merchants to build, promote and grow their online business. The company’s services include the tools, advice, support, and technology to manage an entire online operation. Since 1997, 3DCart has been developing internet solutions for small to medium size businesses. Today, 3DCart is an Inc. 5000 company, a Visa PCI Certified provided and a pioneer in Mobile Commerce and Social Marketing.