Bainbridge Island, WA – March 28, 2012 – Avalara (www.avalara.com), the market leader and visionary in sales tax automation for businesses of all sizes, today announced Less Software, a leading provider of Supply Chain Management 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.
“At Less Software, we believe in creating simple solutions to complex business needs,” said Mike Flanagan, CEO at Less Software. “Our integration with Avalara will provide an opportunity for our customers to easily manage and remain up-to-date on increasingly complicated tax regulations.”
Avalara CEO and founder Scott McFarlane said, “By joining forces, Less Software customers are able to spend more time on what matters most: delighting their customers and growing the business. As one of America’s fastest-growing companies, Avalara is proud to welcome Less Software into our ever-expanding community.”
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 170 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 currently serves more than 60,000 registered users globally and calculates VAT, sales and use taxes on more than 750 million transactions annually. It also manages more than 1.5 million exemption certificates, submits approximately 500,000 returns and files and remits nearly $10 billion in sales and use tax collections per year.
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 275 professionals at its headquarters on Bainbridge Island, WA and offices in Seattle; Irvine, San Diego and Rocklin, CA; Falls Church, VA and Pune, India
For more information, please visit www.avalara.com.
About Less Software
Less Software provides mission critical Supply Chain Applications that enable our customers to efficiently Acquire, Manage and Sell their products. Less Software provides modular solutions that maximize supply chain operational efficiency while providing governance and control over the operations, enabling revenue growth.
Our solutions push the boundaries of conventional solutions by offering visionary approaches to improving your organization’s bottom line. Less Software is passionate about delivering applications in an On Demand service model or, as we like to think of it, with Less Software on premise. Built on the Force.com platform, our solutions are Software as a service in a true service-based model.
Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Los Angeles, Less Software Inc. is a software engineering, product development, and management services company. We are focused on Supply Chain Management and dedicated to providing genuine transformational value across businesses
For more information, please visit www.LessSoftware.com