AvaTax for DevSelect software development now available

Bainbridge Island, WA and Seattle, WA – July 18, 2011– Avalara (www.avalara.com), the leading provider of fully automated, up-to-date sales and use tax compliance solutions, announced today a strategic partnership with DevSelect,  a provider  of integration solutions and software development services.

“We are very excited to be a partnering with Avalara”, said Terry Gaughan, Founder and Sr. Partner at DevSelect. “Given the complex rules surrounding sales tax it is essential that our customers now have a way to solve their most difficult sales tax issues with the use of the AvaTax solution.”

AvaTax is an easy-to-use sales tax calculation and filing solution that integrates seamlessly to eliminate the hassle of tax compliance processes and reduce the risk of business audits. The web-based service delivers instantaneous sales tax calculations using a centrally-managed, highly accurate calculation engine leveraging up-to-date sales tax rates, rules and jurisdiction boundaries. Coupled with automated filing, remittance and exemption certificate management, AvaTax 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 add DevSelect to the list of leading SDK providers who have chosen to incorporate our service into their offerings,” said Scott McFarlane, CEO and co-founder of Avalara.  “DevSelect’s customers now have the ability to focus on their core business without worrying about spending additional time and resources on sales tax management.”

For more information about AvaTax, please visit www.avalara.com

About DevSelect

Headquartered in Seattle, WA with east coast offices in Boston, MA and (soon to open) Alexandria, VA, DevSelect is a leading provider of integration solutions and software development services with customers across the U.S and Canada. The company was founded in 1998. For more information please visit www.devselect.com.

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 Lunceford, Marketing Manager at Avalara, at 206-826-4900 x1149, or email yvonne.lunceford@avalara.com.