SaaS solution combines award winning cloud ERP with AvaTax for mid-sized business customers BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, WA – Sept. 14, 2012 – Avalara (www.Avalara.com) the market leading provider of sales tax automation services in the cloud, today announced Acumatica, a leading provider of cloud ERP and financial software, has joined Avalara’s growing list of certified solution partners. Avalara’s solution partners are software publishers that integrate Avalara’s software as a service (SaaS) offering for sales tax management directly into their own applications.
Since its founding nearly a decade ago, Avalara has pioneered the service-based platform for tax automation and emerged as the dominant player in this market by leading the automation effort for financial, ecommerce, POS and mobility applications for businesses. Today Avalara’s SaaS solution provides a complete set of transactional tax compliance services developed specifically to serve the needs of small to mid-sized businesses.
As customers migrate from client-server software to cloud-based services, cloud providers like Acumatica and Avalara have come together to offer customers best-in-breed solutions delivered via the web. These solutions appeal to customers who want to save money on software maintenance while delivering a solution that can be accessed online, on location or on the go.
“We integrated Avatax so customers can retrieve up-to-date sales tax calculations from inside Acumatica’s cloud ERP offering,” said Ali Jani, VP of Product Management at Acumatica. “The cloud has allowed Acumatica to become a hub to initiate and report on financial transactions spanning organizations and geographies.”
CEO and Founder Scott McFarlane said, “The rapid growth of our solution 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 Acumatica and its family of ERP users into our ever-expanding community.”
Founded in 2004, Avalara has helped thousands of customers stay focused on their success by providing a fast, easy way to manage indirect taxes that is as accurate and affordable for small and mid-size businesses as it is for large corporations.
Avalara’s web-based solution seamlessly integrates into more than 200 accounting and business applications that span all platforms, including enterprise resource planning (ERP), ecommerce, point of sale (POS), mobile (smart phone applications) compliance (tax returns), and customer relationship management (CRM) systems. Avalara also provides an Application Programming Interface (API) and software development kit (SDK) for customized integrations to virtually any platform.
Avalara is a founding member and Certified Service Provider of the Streamlined Sales Tax initiative and has been named as one of the fastest-growing companies in America. It employs more than 300 professionals at its headquarters on Bainbridge Island, WA and offices and offices in Seattle WA; Irvine, San Diego and Rocklin, CA; Falls Church, VA; and Pune, India.
Acumatica is a leading cloud ERP software vendor that delivers the benefits of Cloud and SaaS while providing customers with the customization, control, security, and speed they require. Acumatica can be deployed on premise, hosted at a datacenter, or run on a Cloud computing platform. Learn more about Acumatica’s Cloud ERP solution at www.acumatica.com.