AvaTax Now Available for Interspire Customers

Bainbridge Island, WA – February 17, 2012 – Avalara (https://www.avalara.com), the leader and visionary in sales tax automation for businesses of all sizes, today announced Trademark Productions, Inc., a leading provider of custom web software and online marketing solutions, has joined Avalara’s growing list of certified Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) partners.

Avalara’s OEM partners are software publishers that integrate Avalara’s software as a service (SaaS) offering for sales tax management directly into their own applications, typically under their own brand name. Avalara has concentrated on building OEM relationships since its inception, and today its partner applications span all platforms, including enterprise resource planning (ERP) and financial/accounting, point of sale (POS), ecommerce, mcommerce, compliance and customer relationship management (CRM) systems.

“We’re always on the lookout for meaningful tools that will help people manage their online business,” said Dean Duncan Jones, COO at Trademark Productions. “Our integration with Avalara and Interspire will provide an opportunity for our customers, as well as other Interspire users, to easily manage and remain up-to-date on increasingly complicated tax regulations.”

Avalara CEO and Founder Scott McFarlane said, “The rapid growth of our OEM partnerships represents a milestone on our quest to become the de facto transactional tax service provider across all applications and channels. As one of America’s fastest-growing companies, Avalara is proud to welcome TradeMark Productions and Interspire users into our ever-expanding community.”

About Avalara

Avalara is the leader and visionary in sales tax automation for businesses of all sizes. It simplifies the complexity associated with sales and use tax and – in the process – makes compliance achievable by all.

Avalara partners with nearly 160 of the world’s leading accounting and commercial software publishers to accomplish this. Its web-based offering provides the most complete set of transactional tax compliance services available, including tax calculation, exemption certificate management and returns processing. It also offers 1099 filing and reporting.

Avalara serves thousands of customers worldwide, files and remits more than $10 billion in sales and use tax collections per year and delivers more than 750 million transactions annually.

Established in 2004, Avalara is a founding member and Certified Service Provider of the Streamlined Sales Tax initiative and one of the fastest-growing companies in America. It employs more than 250 professionals at its headquarters on Bainbridge Island, WA and offices in Seattle; Irvine, San Diego and Rocklin, CA; Falls Church, VA and Pune, India.

About Trademark Productions

Trademark Productions, Inc. (TM) is a team of creative, experienced and professional individuals who specialize in the planning, construction, design, marketing and maintenance of custom websites and web software solutions. Trademark also has vast online marketing expertise, which focuses on beneficial search engine optimization (SEO) techniques. The most unique aspect of TM is the philosophy through which they conduct their business. They believe it’s not only their duty, but also their pleasure to serve their clients with the utmost respect and personal attention.

Founded in 1994 and making a full transition to “web only” in 1997, Trademark Productions has over fifteen years of online marketing and web development experience. They have assisted over 1,000 organizations with their custom web software, web design or online marketing needs during their history. TM’s team of fulltime designers, developers, copywriters and online marketing specialists have a combined, real world, experience of over 150 years.

Trademark Productions’ corporate headquarters is located in beautiful, downtown Royal Oak, Michigan; a suburb just north of Detroit.

For more information, please visit http://www.tmprod.com.

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