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ShopVisible Announces Strategic Partnership with Avalara

Leading ecommerce platform provider launches AvaTax for ShopVisible


Atlanta, GA and Bainbridge Island, WA – June 15, 2011 – ShopVisible (www.shopvisible.com), a leading provider of on-demand ecommerce solutions recently announced a strategic partnership with Avalara(www.avalara.com), a leading provider of fully automated, up-to-date sales and use tax compliance solutions.

"At ShopVisible, we constantly seek new and better ways to provide our clients with meaningful tools to run every aspect of their online business” says ShopVisible CEO, Sean Cook. “Through this integration with Avalara, our clients will be able to easily manage and remain compliant with increasingly complicated tax regulations.”

AvaTax for ShopVisible is an easy-to-use sales tax calculation and filing solution that integrates with the ShopVisible ecommerce platform to eliminate the hassle of tax compliance processes and reduce the risk of business audits. The web-based service delivers instantaneous sales tax calculations using a centrally-managed, highly accurate calculation engine leveraging up-to-date sales tax rates, rules and jurisdiction boundaries. Coupled with automated filing, remittance and exemption certificate management, AvaTax for ShopVisible provides unprecedented sales tax functionality to boost business productivity while minimizing audit risk.

“AvaTax is the industry standard for automated sales tax solutions and we are proud to add ShopVisible to the list of leading providers who have chosen to incorporate our service into their offerings,” said Scott McFarlane, CEO and co-founder of Avalara.  “ShopVisible customers now have the ability to focus on their core business without worrying about spending additional time and resources on calculating and remitting sales tax.”

For more information about AvaTax for ShopVisible, please visit

About ShopVisible
ShopVisible is an on-demand ecommerce solution provider that delivers tools and services designed to streamline and advance retailers’ online businesses. ShopVisible offers unified management of the entire ecommerce ecosystem, providing the flexibility and insight to meet even the most complex business needs. Its rapid development and deployment model ensures speed to market and constant innovation. ShopVisible merges all systems and processes into a single, intuitive interface allowing customers to focus on growing their business instead of wrestling with technology. For more information, visit www.shopvisible.com, or call (866) 493-7037.

For press inquiries regarding ShopVisible please contact Melissa Grisham at Melissa.grisham@write2market.com. To set up an interview with ShopVisible CEO, Sean Cook, please contact Kendrick Woolford, Marketing Manager at ShopVisible, by email at Kendrickw@shopvisible.com.

About Avalara
Headquartered in Bainbridge Island, WA, Avalara is the recognized leader in web-based sales tax solutions, and is transforming the sales and use tax compliance process for businesses of all sizes.  Avalara’s AvaTax family of products provides end-to-end compliance solutions and is regarded as the fastest, easiest, most accurate and affordable way for companies to address their statutory tax requirements. Avalara is the industry's most trusted provider of sales and use tax automation solutions and is one of America’s fastest growing companies earning recognitions such as Microsoft’s SaaS Partner of the Year for 2010. For more information, please visit www.avalara.com.

To set up an interview with executive Scott McFarlane please contact Yvonne Tomascak, Marketing Manager at Avalara, at 206-826-4900 x1149, or email yvonne.tomascak@avalara.com.

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