Bainbridge Island, WA – October 20, 2014 – 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, today announced that Bigcommerce, a leading ecommerce platform for fast-growing brands, has integrated Avalara’s sales tax calculation software into the Bigcommerce control panel.
As a result of this partnership, customers can now use Avalara’s AvaTax™ sales tax capabilities within Bigcommerce’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 focused on helping our clients manage their businesses more efficiently,” said Tim Schulz, senior vice president of product at Bigcommerce. “Our integration with Avalara will allow thousands of small- and medium-sized businesses using our platform to more easily manage and remain up-to-date on increasingly complicated tax regulations.”
Pascal Van Dooren, Chief Revenue Officer at Avalara said, “We’re pleased to integrate Avalara’s sales tax compliance service into the Bigcommerce platform, which allows their customers to take advantage of our solution in a fast, easy and cost effective way. In today’s electronic world it just doesn’t make sense to manually manage sales tax.”
Avalara pioneered a web-based compliance platform for sales tax automation a decade ago and now provides an end-to-end suite of transactional tax compliance services for businesses of all sizes. Today its SaaS solution integrates into numerous ERP systems, accounting packages, ecommerce shopping carts, Point of Sale systems, and mobile payment platforms.
Bigcommerce helps fast-growing brands sell more. The Bigcommerce platform provides small- and medium-sized retailers with everything they need to launch, promote, manage and scale a successful online store, complete with beautiful responsive themes, order processing, analytics, mobile commerce and marketing tools. Founded in 2009, Bigcommerce supports more than 55,000 retailers around the world from its offices in San Francisco, Austin and Sydney. For more information, visitBigcommerce.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