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AvaTax API is the answer to complicated sales tax questions

  • May 28, 2018 | Wayne Myer

Sales tax is complex and getting more complex.

For example - when is a bagel taxable or tax-free? What is the threshold for taxing clothing and in what jurisdictions is it subject to tax? How do you keep up with all the changes occurring to sales tax laws?

What’s the best way to handle that complexity and save your organization from expensive and damaging tax audits?

Our answer? The AvaTax API.

The API provides comprehensive tax coverage, fast performance, strong developer support and is highly customizable.

To learn more about why you should use a sales tax API, download our whitepaper today.


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.
Wayne Myer
Avalara Author
Wayne Myer
Wayne Myer
Avalara Author Wayne Myer
Wayne Myer is a Software Engineer on the Developer Relations Team, an engineer-to-engineer resource for the AvaTax API. When not working on code and documentation, Wayne can be found living on a sailboat, sailing said boat, scuba diving, and long-distance bicycling.