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Avalara’s Sales Tax SaaS Partnerships Continue to Grow

AvaTax now available for Cartweaver.com customers

Bainbridge Island, WA – March 20, 2012 – Avalara (www.avalara.com), the market leader and visionary in sales tax automation for businesses of all sizes, today announced Application Dynamics Inc, developers of Cartweaver4 PHP and Cartweaver 4 ColdFusion, has joined Avalara’s growing list of certified Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) partners.

Avalara’s OEM partners are software publishers that integrate Avalara’s software as a service (SaaS) offering for sales tax management directly into their own applications, typically under their own brand name. Avalara has concentrated on building OEM relationships since its inception and today its partner applications span all platforms, including enterprise resource planning (ERP) and financial/accounting, point of sale (POS), ecommerce, mcommerce, compliance, and customer relationship management (CRM) systems.

Cartweaver is an ecommerce software application that allows web designers and developers to quickly and easily deploy full featured online stores for themselves or their clients. “While Cartweaver makes it incredibly easy to develop an online store, there is one aspect of online selling that’s becoming increasingly difficult – sales tax management, said Lawrence Cramer of Application Dynamics. “Our partnership with Avalara allows us to offer Cartweaver users an affordable standalone solution that meets their sales tax compliance needs, no matter how thorny or complicated they might be.”

CEO and Founder Scott McFarlane said, “The rapid growth of our OEM partnerships represents a milestone on our quest to become the de facto transactional tax service provider across all applications and channels.  As one of America’s fastest-growing companies, Avalara is proud to welcome Application Dynamics and its family of Cartweaver users into our ever-expanding community.”

About Avalara
Avalara is the leader and visionary in sales tax automation for businesses of all sizes. It simplifies the complexity associated with sales and use tax and – in the process – makes compliance achievable by all.

Avalara partners with nearly 170 of the world’s leading accounting and commercial software publishers to accomplish this. Its web-based offering provides the most complete set of transactional tax compliance services available, including tax calculation, exemption certificate management and returns processing. It also offers 1099 filing and reporting.

Avalara currently serves more than 60,000 registered users globally and calculates VAT, sales and use taxes on more than 750 million transactions annually. It also manages more than 1.5 million exemption certificates, submits approximately 500,000 returns and files and remits nearly $10 billion in sales and use tax collections per year

Established in 2004, Avalara is a founding member and Certified Service Provider of the Streamlined Sales Tax initiative and one of the fastest-growing companies in America. It employs more than 250 professionals at its headquarters on Bainbridge Island, WA and offices in Seattle; Irvine, San Diego and Rocklin, CA; Falls Church, VA and Pune, India.

About Cartweaver.com

Cartweaver.com offers web developers and designers the industry leading e-commerce / shopping cart solution.

Available in both PHP and ColdFusion platforms, Cartweaver is a masterpiece of simplicity and power. For web developers new to ecommerce, Cartweaver makes adding a shopping cart and full online store administrative abilities as easy as it gets.

For Adobe Dreamweaver users, the Cartweaver Dreamweaver Extension allows the developer to install ecommerce functionality into their site in minutes. In addition to ease of use, Cartweaver provides a robust ecommerce framework the advanced developer can build on to meet even the most complex needs.

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Avalara helps businesses of all sizes get tax compliance right. In partnership with leading ERP, accounting, ecommerce, and other financial management system providers, Avalara delivers cloud-based compliance solutions for various transaction taxes, including sales and use, VAT, excise, communications, and other indirect tax types. Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S. and around the world in the U.K., Belgium, Brazil, and India.