October 13, 2014 – Las Vegas, NV – AccountMate and their channel partners are now able to provide customers with sales tax solutions designed to effectively manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities in the US and internationally, thanks to a new partnership with Avalara, Inc., (www.Avalara.com), a leading provider of cloud-based software that delivers a broad array of compliance solutions related to sales tax and other transactional taxes.
Specifically, AccountMate now integrates Avalara’s software as a service (SaaS) offering for sales tax management directly into its own application. As a result, customers can now use Avalara’s AvaTax™ capabilities from within AccountMate’s existing workflow to automatically calculate the final sales tax amount on every invoice. This eliminates the tedious work and complexity of calculating taxes across multiple jurisdictions and helps businesses focus on their core offering.
“We’re pleased to join forces with Avalara, a recognized leader in cloud-based sales tax compliance automation,” said David Dierke, AccountMate CEO. “Our partnership will enable our clients to easily manage and remain up-to-date on increasingly complicated tax regulations, allowing them to to focus on their primary expertise.”
“We recognize the value AccountMate brings to its clients, and we are pleased to augment their offerings with our comprehensive compliance solutions,” said Pascal Van Dooren, Chief Revenue Officer at Avalara. “In today’s digital world it just doesn’t make sense to manually manage sales tax, and we’re convinced all sales and use tax will be automated in the coming years.”
Avalara pioneered a service-based compliance platform for sales tax automation and today works within a company’s own financial, billing, ecommerce, or point of sale system to provide an end-to-end suite of transactional tax compliance services for businesses of all sizes.
Founded in 1984, AccountMate develops and markets fully modifiable business accounting software. Systems range from single user versions to those that support over hundreds of users simultaneously. AccountMate software is available for local installation, hosted or as Software as a Service (SaaS). It is distributed exclusively through a worldwide channel of authorized solution providers. AccountMate can be reached at (800) 877-8896 or at www.accountmate.com.
Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with sales tax, excise tax, and other transactional tax requirements by delivering comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are fast, accurate, and easy to use. Avalara’s end-to-end suite of solutions are designed to effectively manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities in the United States and internationally.
Avalara offers hundreds of pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications. The company processes millions of tax transactions for customers and free users every day, files hundreds of thousands of transactional tax returns per year, and manages millions of exemption certificates and other compliance related documents. Founded in 2004 and privately-held, Avalara’s venture capital investors include Battery Ventures, Sageview Capital, Arthur Ventures, and other institutional and individual investors. Avalara employs more than 700 people at its headquarters on Bainbridge Island, WA and in offices across the U.S. and in London, England and Pune, India. More information at: www.avalara.com