This month we’re excited to let you know about new products and services that you can benefit from:

Avalara, Inc. recently acquired Zytax from FuelQuest. Zytax manages the calculation, returns, and government collection of energy-related excise taxes, extending our reach into new industries and providing more businesses with a single place to turn for all of their transactional tax requirements. Read press release.

Avalara has enabled the bitcoin module for its AvaTax™ compliance engine. Avalara is believed to be the first and only service provider to support the calculation and accounting of sales tax for bitcoin transactions, allowing retailers, digital wallets, and other digital currency processors to calculate sales tax and VAT tax for bitcoin transactions in real-time. Read the press release.

Avalara was recently honored with GeekWire’s Next Tech Titan award. Read the article.

Customers and partners now can now access a REST based SDK for iOS (iPhone, iPad etc) for Avalara Avatax. This SDK will save you time and effort for mobile related POS scenarios or mobile extensions to existing ERP / Ecommerce platforms. See the SDK in our Sample Code library.