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Avalara - How It Works

In three, easy steps we will get you started with Avalara's premier sales tax automation and compliance software. Find out how,... Continued

Do You Owe Consumer Use Tax?

Consumer use tax laws impact a huge number of businesses, yet many face penalties from state audit departments because they don’t understand their use tax... Continued

Ecommerce and Sales Tax Legislation

Sylvia Dion, a Certified Public Accountant, with a Masters in Taxation, and a Tax Consultant, with twenty years of broad-based tax experience. She an expert in State & Local Tax ("SALT") and... Continued

Sales Tax Rates: ZIP Codes Vs Geolocation

A frightening number of businesses use free sales tax calculators and ZIP codes to get sales tax rates for customer addresses. Learn why geolocation technology is more... Continued

The Taxation of Emerging Fuels

Like other emerging products, emerging fuels face complex and shifting tax rules. Watch this video to learn... Continued

Why Avalara CertCapture?

Missing or out-dated sales tax exemption certificates are some of the biggest audit risks a company can face. Automate the process with... Continued

Why do businesses get audited?

Dan Thompson, from Thompson Tax & Assoc. LLC, shines a little light on how and why businesses are chosen for a sales tax audit. This presentation is part of the Sales Tax Management Thought... Continued

10 Sales Tax Rules that Can Haunt Your Business

Sales tax compliance can be a nightmare, even near Halloween! But it doesn't have to be. Just knowing some of the basic rules will clarify what many businesses struggle with every month. Sales tax... Continued

2013 Sales Tax Tips

Is your business growing? Here are the tips to... Continued

3 Sales Tax Mistakes that Can Cost You Big

"Smart business people are lousyales tax experts." States expect businesses to comply with changing tax laws. However, many businesses lack the resources or technology to be 100% compliant, and... Continued

3 Top Reasons Businesses Get Audited for Sales Tax

Sales tax audits can be a nasty surprise for unprepared businesses, sucking away precious time and revenue. But what if you could see a sales tax audit... Continued

6 of the Silliest Sales Tax Rules in the U.S.

In this episode of Will’s Whiteboard, Will humorously points outix of the craziest U.S. tax laws, including tax rules for items like planes-with-no-pilots,parkly capes, and hairy chests/indoor... Continued

7 Most Common Sales Tax Audit Mistakes

Unless you have tens of thousands of dollars to spend on audit fines, fees, and penalties, protecting yourself against transactional tax risks is a smart way to run your business. Good thing we... Continued

7 Step Survival Guide for Motor Fuel Tax Compliance

Motor excise taxes are a big source of risk for companies trying to stay abreast of the many rate, rule, and form changes – over 900 of such changes already this... Continued

Aberdeen Group Exposing the Hidden Costs of Sales tax Compliance

Sales tax compliance can be costly and a lot of work for any organization, but where in the process do most companies lose money? And why are accounting and finance teams often spinning their... Continued

Aberdeen Group Report

Best practices are what separate the Best-in-Class from their peers. Aberdeen Group recently conducted a survey from companies of all industries to find out what they're doing about sales and use... Continued

Aberdeen Group Research: Automating Sales and Use Tax Compliance

Best practices are what separate the Best-in-Class from their peers. Aberdeen Group recently conducted a survey from companies of all industries to find out what they're accounting professionals are... Continued

Advice from our customers

We asked our customers what they'd say to someone who was considering sales tax automation. Here's what they told... Continued

Automate Management of Sales Tax Exemption Certificates and W-8 & W-9 Forms

Managing sales tax exemption certificates and W-8 and W-9 Forms is complex and time-consuming, which can increase costs, strain valuable resources and expose you to audit risks and penalties. In... Continued

AvaTax Consumer Use demo

Mark Wilhelm give a brief explanation about consumer use tax and shows how easy it is to manage your use tax compliance within... Continued

Avalara - The Early Years and Beyond

Three founders talk about starting Avalara from their unique perspectives. Plus fun stories about what makes Avalara the company it is today. With Rory Rawlings, Scott McFarlane and Jared Vogt (with... Continued

Avalara Admin Console Demo

Think of it as your command center for all things tax, regardless of whether you change/upgrade accounting systems, change ecommerce cart technology, or add new stores and offerings. Your... Continued

Avalara CertCapture

Managing tax-exempt customers can be a real headache for businesses. getting it wrong can be a major risk. With Avalara CertCapture, you can automate the entire exemption certificate process.... Continued

Avalara’s Emerging Fuels Excise Taxation Solution

How do I take advantage of this emerging fuels market while remaining tax compliant? That’s where Avalara comes... Continued

Confessions of a Former Auditor

Confessions of a Former Auditor, an enlightening Avalara webinar offered by a former state auditor, provides insider secrets for sales tax... Continued

Do I Have to Collect Online Sales Tax Now?

With more and more states passing Amazon Tax Laws and with online tax legislation pending at the federal level, many businesses that sell online are wondering: Do I have to collect online... Continued

Does automation make for a clean audit?

Dan Thompson, from Thompson Tax & Assoc. LLC, talks sales tax automation and how it helps smooth out the audit process. This presentation is part of the Sales Tax Management Thought Leadership... Continued

Drop Shipping

While the practice using a drop shipper is relatively simple and streamlined, the sales tax obligations vendors face is anything but simple. In fact, it can be onef the most confusing aspects... Continued

Drop Shipping - Who Collects Sales Tax?

Who is on the hook to collect and remit sales tax in a drop shipping... Continued

Ecommerce Sales Tax

Avalara's Sales webinar series presents: Simplifying Ecommerce Sales... Continued

Evil Audits

Evil Audits - Is Your Business or Industry at Risk? An Avalara... Continued

Four Ways to Make Money in Sales Tax

Sales tax compliance doesn’t have to be a money... Continued

Fuel Tax Automation for Accurate Fuel Invoicing

It’s no secret that bulk fuel invoicing is hard. Getting accurate fuel volume, pricing, freight, sales tax and excise tax together on a single invoice is as complex as it is challenging. In this... Continued

Get Back to Simple with Avalara

Sales and use tax compliance might start out easy enough but as your business grows your obligations do too. Avalara empowers businesses to avoid the hassle and risk of determining and calculating... Continued

Getting started with Avalara AvaTax

Sales tax can be complex and time consuming. Which is why it's refreshing to hear from customers how easy it was to get up and running with AvaTax -- the fastest, easiest, most accurate and most... Continued

Going live with AvaTax: What it takes

Zev Saffir from Safco Dental Supply Company spends a few minutes with us to give us an idea of what it took to go live with AvaTax for their business. Spoiler alert: not... Continued

How Amazon Tax Laws Impact Your Business

“Amazon tax,” “Internet sales tax,” “online tax” are all terms used by media outlets to describe potentially game-changing sales tax rules at the state and federal levels. Because of the... Continued

How Excise Tax Works

Learn how excise tax works and how it's different from sales... Continued

How Home Rule States Complicate Tax Compliance

Are you doing business in a home rule state? If so, you should know how these states complicate the tax compliance... Continued

How Sales Tax Works for Direct Sellers

Learn how agents, or distributors, can give direct sellers the obligation to collect sales tax in multiple states, just by making... Continued

How States Apply Sales Tax to Services - The Hairy Truth

Learn how more and more states are applying sales tax to services, and how this could impact your... Continued

How to Calculate Sales Tax in Dynamics GP

If you are a business running Microsoft Dynamics GP, it's easy to automate your sales tax compliance process using AvaTax. This demo give you a preview of the... Continued

How to Calculate Sales Tax in Epicor

If you are a business running Epicor Tax Connect, it's easy to automate your sales tax compliance process using AvaTax. This demo give you a preview of the... Continued

How to Calculate Sales Tax in Infor Visual

Infor 10 ERP Express (Visual) is designed for order-driven manufacturers in various industries, including discrete manufacturing, aerospace/defense, automotive, and industrial equipment and... Continued

How to Calculate Sales Tax in Intacct

If you are a business running Intacct, it's easy to automate your sales tax compliance process using AvaTax. This demo give you a preview of the... Continued

How to Calculate Sales Tax in Microsoft Dynamics AX

If you are a business running Microsoft Dynamics AX, it's easy to automate your sales tax compliance process using AvaTax. This demo give you a preview of the... Continued

How to Calculate Sales Tax in Microsoft Dynamics NAV

If you are a business running Microsoft Dynamics NAV, it's easy to automate your sales tax compliance process using AvaTax. This demo give you a preview of the... Continued

How to Calculate Sales Tax in NetSuite

If you are a business running NetSuite, it's easy to automate your sales tax compliance process using AvaTax. This demo give you a preview of the... Continued

How to Calculate Sales Tax in QuickBooks

If you are a business running QuickBooks, it's easy to automate your sales tax compliance process using AvaTax. This demo give you a preview of the... Continued

How to Calculate Sales Tax in SAP Business One

If you are a business running SAP Business One, it's easy to automate your sales tax compliance process using... Continued

How to Calculate Sales Tax in SYSPRO

If you are a business running SYSPRO, it's easy to automate your sales tax compliance process using AvaTax. This demo give you a preview of the... Continued

How to Calculate Sales Tax in Sage 100

If you are a business running Sage 100, it's easy to automate your sales tax compliance process using AvaTax. This demo give you a preview of the process. Hint: for better resolution watching the... Continued

How to Calculate Sales Tax in Sage 300

If you are a business running Sage 300, it's easy to automate your sales tax compliance process using AvaTax. This demo give you a preview of the... Continued

How to Calculate Sales Tax in Sage 500

If you are a business running Sage 500, it's easy to automate your sales tax compliance process using AvaTax. This demo give you a preview of the process. Hint: for better resolution watching the... Continued

How to Calculate Sales Tax in Syteline ERP

If you are a business running Infor SyteLine, it's easy to automate your sales tax compliance process using AvaTax. This demo give you a preview of the... Continued

How to Calculate Sales Tax in Your Shopping Cart

In the world of ecommerce and sales tax, things are changing fast. This demo will help you understand how you can prepare your ecommerce business easily and... Continued

How to Prepare for a Sales Tax Audit

Tips for surviving a sales tax... Continued

How to tax food and food products

It's easy to get mixed up trying to charge the correct tax rate on food items. Watch this video to see how crazy it really... Continued

Is Sales Tax Putting Your Business at Risk?

Unless your business is 100% compliant with all sales tax laws, you are at risk of incurring penalties and interest in the event of a state audit. How do you know if your business is at risk and... Continued

Making Sense of Sales Tax Holidays

For consumers, sales holidays mean-relief on items like emergency equipment and back to school supplies. Yet, for retailers, sales holidays mean the added stress of managing different... Continued

New York Sales Tax in One Minute

Get an overview of key sales tax rules for New York in one... Continued

Nexus 101

The Avalara webinar Nexus 101 is a complete tutorial on nexus and how it affects state and local sales tax collection and... Continued

Offsite and Automated

Offsite and Automated is an Avalara webinar that explains the future of online sales tax and the trend toward automating sales tax... Continued

Perspective on the sales tax crunch

Dan Thompson, from Thompson Tax & Assoc. LLC, give his perspective on some of the factors that have states and municipalities in a sales tax crunch. This presentation is part of the Sales Tax... Continued

Reading Between the Lines

Reading Between the Lines is an Avalara webinar addressing sales tax jurisdictions and how they divide us in thousands of... Continued

Red Flag Alert

The best way to avoid a bad audit is to understand how an auditor thinks. If you know what they’re looking for, you can correct your errors before they get costly.vState and Local Tax Director... Continued

Sales Tax Automation, Not Just For Big Companies

Sales Tax Automation, Not Just for Big Companies is an Avalara webinar that reveals how businesses of all sizes can benefit from sales tax... Continued

Sales Tax Exemptions

The Avalara webinar Sales Tax Exemptions explains why corporations should change the way they think about and handle sales tax exemption... Continued

Sales Tax Issues For Financial Professionals

Financial Professionals, an Avalara webinar, explains key sales tax issues facing financial professionals, such as evaluating product... Continued

Sales Tax Nexus

Sylvia Dion, is a Certified Public Accountant, with a Masters in Taxation, a Tax Consultant, with twenty years of broad-based tax experience. She is an expert in State & Local Tax ("SALT")... Continued

Sales Tax Solutions for Online Sellers

Learn about technology that can stop sales tax rules from slowing down your online... Continued

Sales Tax Today

Sales Tax Today, an Avalara webinar, provides an overview of sales tax, potential changes, and what businesses need to know to be sales tax... Continued

Sales Tax in the Cloud

Will reviews four business cases where cloud software outshines on-premise solutions when it comes to sales tax... Continued

Sales Tax on Marijuana – How to Tax New Products

When introducing a new product to market, retailers are likely more concerned with supply and demand than how the new item will be taxed. Yet profits from a new product can evaporate if a business... Continued

Sales Tax on Payments Made with Bitcoin

Learn how sales tax works for Bitcoin... Continued

Sales Tax out of Bounds

You may not care about California (or Wisconsin, Texas, Illinois...etc.), but that doesn’t mean they don’t care about you. If your business sells online or even just remotely, you probably owe... Continued

Sales Tax vs. Use Tax

Dan Thompson, from Thompson & Assoc. LLC, breaks down the historical genesis of the sales tax and the use tax -- and makes in easily understandable. This presentation was part of the Sales... Continued

Sales Tax: The Next Generation

What will the next generation of sales tax technology look... Continued

Sales tax automation - the time is now.

Some things are perfectly suited for an outsourced combination of expert services and technology. Sales tax, for example. Avalara, the leader in the world of Sales Tax... Continued

Shedding Light on Sales Tax Changes

Change is coming, is your business ready? The new year is always a time of change - and sales tax in 2014 is no... Continued

Small business tax types

Small businesses tend to fall into one of three types when it comes to how they handle sales tax. Watch the video to find out what your type is. Plus learn the strengths and weaknesses of... Continued

Streamlining Sales Tax

Get the inside scoop on how technology can minimize the impact. Join Avalara's sales tax compliance expert Matt Grattan as he discusses best practices for streamlining sales tax compliance (with... Continued

Tax Calculation for Accurate Fuel Invoicing & Reconciliation

An estimated 25% of all fuel invoices are inaccurate in some way. If you’re a seller who’s generating bad invoices, your revenues and reputation are at risk. Excise tax errors can leave you... Continued

Taxing Natural Gas as a Motor Fuel

Cost savings and environmental benefits are just two reasons natural gas is increasingly popular as a transportation fuel. But as natural gas vehicles gain momentum, so do the debates around how to... Continued

The Big, The Bad, The Ugly

The Avalara webinar The Big, The Bad, and The Ugly reveals key challenges of complying with sales tax laws in California, Florida, New York and... Continued

The Dangers of Collecting (but not Remitting) Sales Tax

What happens when you collect sales tax but don't remit it to the... Continued

The New Face of Sales Tax

The New Face of Sales Tax, an Avalara webinar, highlights major issues involved in sales tax compliance, especially for ecommerce and small... Continued

The Sales Tax Tickler

As most business grow, so do their sales tax requirements. Unfortunately, many businesses fail to upgrade their sales tax management process to handle the increased tax burden. Manual activities... Continued

The World of AvaTax Sales Tax Automation

Sales Tax is complicated. AvaTax makes it simple. See how AvaTax solves calculation, certificate management, filing and remittance. End-to-end sales tax compliance for businesses of every... Continued

The sales tax audit process

Dan Thompson, from Thompson Tax & Assoc. LLC, discusses the things you need to think about to be prepared for a sales tax audit. This presentation is part of the Sales Tax Management Thought... Continued

VAT Explained

For businesses planning to expand internationally, managing VAT (Value Added Tax) can be tricky. Avalara explains how to stay... Continued

What our customers are saying

This five-minute video is an overview of Avalara customer success... Continued

Why automate your sales tax?

From resource efficiency to ease of use to risk management, these customers take two minutes to explain why they were compelled to automate their sales tax... Continued

Why choose AvaTax?

Once they decided to automate their sales tax solution, these customers spend two minutes telling us why they chose... Continued

Why choose Avalara Returns?

Calculating sales tax is critical. But for many customers, the filing and remitting process is the problem that hits home month after... Continued

Why do I pay so much sales tax? (cost of a cup of joe)

Ever wonder why you pay so much sales tax on certain items? You're not... Continued

Why sales tax automation software makes sense

Mark Giddens, one of Avalara's founding employees, explains why more than 10,000 businesses have chosen Avalara for their sales tax automation... Continued

Xero + Avalara

Xero and Avalara together make accounting and sales tax easy. Xero is online accounting software that’s simple and intuitive so you can focus on growing your business. When you create a sales... Continued

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