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Hotcakes Commerce Certified for Avalara’s Sales Tax Automation Solution

Bainbridge Island, WA – May 30, 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 Hotcakes Commerce, (www.hotcakescommerce.com), a full-featured e-commerce solution, has joined Avalara’s community 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.

As a result of this partnership, ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Hotcakes Commerce customers can now use Avalara’s AvaTax ™ capabilities from within Hotcake’s existing workflow to automatically calculate the final sales tax amount on every quote. This eliminates the tedious work and complexity of calculating taxes across multiple jurisdictions and helps businesses focus on their core offering.

"We’re always focused on helping our clients manage their businesses more efficiently,” said Will Strohl, Director of Product Development, for Hotcakes Commerce. “Our integration with Avalara will allow ­­­­Hotcakes users to easily manage and remain up-to-date on increasingly complicated tax regulations.”

Pascal Van Dooren, EVP of sales and marketing at Avalara said, “This partnership allows Avalara to provide its comprehensive solutions to Hotcakes customers in a fast, easy and cost effective way. In today’s electronic world it just doesn’t make sense to manually manage sales tax. We’re pleased to welcome Hotcakes Commerce into our community.”

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.

About Avalara – Making Sales Tax Less Taxing

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 500 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

About Hotcakes Commerce

Hotcakes Commerce is a feature-rich, enterprise-level e-commerce solution that offers merchants complete flexibility and control over their online store. Hotcakes also offers a uniquely intuitive admin interface that features powerful modern marketing tools including SEO optimization, promotions, affiliate marketing and more. The Hotcakes Commerce solution is designed to be completely customizable and features responsive design out of the box. For more information about Hotcakes Commerce visit http://www.hotcakescommerce.com

Sales tax rates, rules, and regulations change frequently. Although we hope you'll find this information helpful, this blog is for informational purposes only and does not provide legal or tax advice.
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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.