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BrilliantRetail Certified for Avalara’s Sales Tax Automation Solution


AvaTax now available for Codesly customers

Bainbridge Island, WA – September 3, 2013 – Avalara (www.Avalara.com), the market leading provider of sales tax and compliance automation services in the cloud, today announced BrilliantRetail, the leading ecommerce solution for ExpressionEngine content management system, has joined Avalara’s growing list of certified solution partners.

Avalara’s solution partners are software publishers that integrate Avalara’s software as a service (SaaS) offering for sales tax management directly into their own applications. BrilliantRetail is a powerful and flexible solution developed by Codesly, Inc. (www.codesly.com).

As a result of this partnership, customers can now use AvaTax’s capabilities from within BrilliantRetail’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 are always looking for integrations which allow store owners to simplify their process,” said David Dexter, principal founder of Codesly. “AvaTax handles the complications of the tax calculation and reporting requirement and allows owners to focus on what they do best - running their business.”

Pascal Van Dooren, EVP of sales and marketing at Avalara agrees. “This strategic partnership allows Avalara to provide its industry leading compliance solutions to Codesly customers in a fast, easy and affordable way. In today’s electronic world it just doesn’t make sense to manually manage sales tax. We’re pleased to welcome BrilliantRetail into our ever-expanding community.”

Since its founding nearly a decade ago, Avalara has pioneered the service-based platform for tax automation and emerged as the dominant player in this market by leading the automation effort for financial, ecommerce, POS and mobility applications for businesses. Today Avalara’s SaaS solution provides a complete set of transactional tax compliance services developed specifically to serve the needs of small to mid-sized businesses.

About Avalara
Founded in 2004, Avalara pioneered a service-based platform for sales tax and compliance automation and has been recognized for years as one of America’s fastest growing technology firms. The company’s cloud solutions help thousands of customers stay focused on their core businesses by providing automated end to end compliance services including sales and use tax calculation, exemption certificate management, filing and remittance, and a broad array of related services.

Avalara built its technology platform and extensive user base using internal expertise and the strategic acquisition of industry leading organizations, technologies, and personnel. Operating behind the scenes via seamless integration with virtually any business management system, Avalara delivers fast, easy, accurate, and affordable solutions for companies of any size.

On the international front, the company supports nearly 100 countries in Europe, Asia, Latin America, and the Pacific Rim. It serves thousands of registered users globally and calculates VAT, sales and use taxes on one billion transactions annually. The company employs approximately 500 professionals at its headquarters on Bainbridge Island, WA and offices in Seattle WA; Irvine, San Diego and Rocklin, CA; Falls Church, VA; Raleigh, NC; Harrisburg, PA; and Pune, India.

About BrilliantRetail
Since 2010 BrilliantRetail has been a leading e-commerce solution for storeowners running on the ExpressionEngine CMS platform. Created by Codesly, Inc. the software is design with features and flexibility in mind.


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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.