INDUSTRY SOLUTIONS: ACCOUNTING PROFESSIONALS

The Avalara Accountant Program can help empower your firm’s growth and profitability

A solution for your accounting practice, wherever you are in your compliance journey. Explore options from partnerships to a portfolio of Avalara products.

INDUSTRY SOLUTIONS: ACCOUNTING PROFESSIONALS

The Avalara Accountant Program can help empower your firm’s growth and profitability

A solution for your accounting practice, wherever you are in your compliance journey. Explore options from partnerships to a portfolio of Avalara products.

Avalara helps solve common business challenges accounting firms face

Avalara helps solve common business challenges accounting firms face

Challenge:
Clients want the latest solutions for sales tax compliance, but accounting practices don’t always have the time or the tools to help.

Solution:
Regardless of where your practice may be in its compliance journey, you can deliver the solutions your clients need to maintain compliance by partnering with Avalara. Diversify your revenue streams while supporting client expectations through technology.

Challenge:
Clients want compliance and advisory services from their accounting firms, but growing to meet the demand can be expensive and time-consuming. How can accounting practices offer new value-added services without hiring additional expertise?

Solution:
Automation with Avalara for Accountants can help practices streamline the redundant, low-margin manual tasks that eat into your bottom line. This allows your practice to offer even more services without the need to hire additional staff.

Challenge:
When it comes to indirect tax research and sales and use tax research, it’s complicated. Near-constant regulatory changes make it even more difficult to keep up with. How can accounting firms find the research they need with confidence that it’s correct?

Solution:
TTR Tax Research for Accountants delivers the reliable, regularly updated research tax professionals need to advise clients and maintain compliance. Find the answers you need in plain language with clear citations while avoiding costly, third-party outsourcing.

Challenge:
Compliance services and sales tax preparation and filing are time-consuming tasks that can drain resources and prevent your firm from focusing on more important things, like growth.

Solution:
Avalara for Accountants offers comprehensive sales tax compliance automation to take care of tedious administrative tasks. This can save time and help your firm keep its attention on clients and growth.

Challenge:
Business license management is essential for many companies. It’s also a complicated and arduous process that can potentially reduce your firm’s profitability.

Solution:
Avalara License Management for Accountants helps accounting firms offer ongoing business license compliance in an ever-changing regulatory landscape. Take advantage of the right tools from Avalara to expand services and establish a new, recurring revenue model for your practice.

Challenge:
Sales and use tax compliance keeps getting more complicated. Developments in the marketplace such as online sales across jurisdictions, more drop shipments, and statutory changes due to South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., have all contributed to the increased difficulty of maintaining compliance.

Solution:
Avalara for Accountants solutions deliver consistent, high-quality, and scalable returns filing services accounting firms can trust. This lets your clients maintain compliance with confidence.

Tax software for CPA firms built to grow with you. Find what works best for your accounting practice.

Tax software for CPA firms built to grow with you. Find what works best for your accounting practice.

End-to-end workflow management and sales tax returns software purpose-built for accountants

Let Avalara take care of the sales tax returns process for you or leverage Avalara technology to support your team. Sales tax prep and filing solutions for accountants are ideal for accounting practices and firms of all sizes.

Expand services without the need to hire new staff

Save time with automated end-to-end sales and use tax compliance software

Potentially improve profitability with scalable sales tax prep and filing solutions

All Avalara Returns products include:

Data import

Multiclient practice management dashboard

Life cycle workflow management

In-app user guides

Filing coverage (U.S. and Canada)

Tax liability reporting

Return and work paper archive

Features
Avalara Managed Returns for Accountants
Avalara Returns for Accountants

Data import


Multiclient practice management dashboard


Life cycle workflow management


In-app user guides


Filing coverage (U.S. and Canada)

State and local

State and local


Tax liability reporting


Return and work paper archive


Editable returns


Flexible approval and filing schedule


Automated filing services

Yes — Avalara managed

Yes — firm managed


Filing confirmations

Yes — Avalara managed

Yes — firm managed


Tax remittance

Yes — Avalara managed

Yes — ACH debit


Notice management

Yes — Avalara managed

Yes — firm managed




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Avalara Managed Returns for Accountants

For when you need Avalara to handle more of the returns workflow

Avalara Returns for Accountants

Cloud-based solution ideal for maximum flexibility to support your most demanding clients

Data import

Multiclient practice management dashboard

Life cycle workflow management

In-app user guides

Filing coverage (U.S. and Canada)

State and local

State and local

Tax liability reporting

Return and work paper archive

Editable returns

Flexible approval and filing schedule

Automated filing services

Yes — Avalara managed

Yes — firm managed

Filing confirmations

Yes — Avalara managed

Yes — firm managed

Tax remittance

Yes — Avalara managed

Yes — ACH debit

Notice management

Yes — Avalara managed

Yes — firm managed

Trusted and reliable sales tax research data and content subscriptions for accounting firms

Access content subscriptions and sales tax research in plain language provided with accessibility and ease of use in mind. Simplify your sales tax research with a comprehensive source for your sales tax questions.

Get audit defense support with citations to relevant legislation and statutes.

Save time and improve accuracy with a source you can trust.

Gain unlimited access to reliable tax research to help maintain compliance and peace of mind.

All Avalara TTR Tax Research products include:

Coverage of all 50 states and D.C.

U.S. map of states highlighted by type of tax law changes over a configurable period of time

Advanced search with robust filters and suggested terms

Email notifications of tax updates and news, configured by delivery frequency, states, and industries of interest

Ability to save items of interest and email to others

Audit defense support

Features
TTR Tax Research for Accountants
TTR Tax Expert Access for Accountants

Searchable, savable research of tax laws


Sales and use tax rates by city, state, county, and ZIP code


Simplified descriptions of what tax laws mean


Views users can create, export, and share for all product tax answers specific to any industry or state


Straightforward Yes/No answers to questions about whether an item is taxable


History of tax laws and answers for an item


Decision trees users can reference for construction, drop shipping, government contractor, and software maintenance taxability


Unlimited access to Q&A database


Ability to submit questions to tax researchers who respond promptly


Rooftop-level sales and use tax rates accounting for geographic boundaries of states, counties, cities, and special districts




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TTR Tax Research for Accountants

For small and medium-sized businesses looking to improve accuracy through easy access to reliable research

TTR Tax Expert Access for Accountants

Built for larger firms seeking access to tax researchers and more robust, on-demand information

Searchable, savable research of tax laws

Sales and use tax rates by city, state, county, and ZIP code

Simplified descriptions of what tax laws mean

Views users can create, export, and share for all product tax answers specific to any industry or state

Straightforward Yes/No answers to questions about whether an item is taxable

History of tax laws and answers for an item

Decision trees users can reference for construction, drop shipping, government contractor, and software maintenance taxability

Unlimited access to Q&A database

Ability to submit questions to tax researchers who respond promptly

Rooftop-level sales and use tax rates accounting for geographic boundaries of states, counties, cities, and special districts

Simplify license management for your clients and make it profitable for your firm

Avalara License Management for Accountants can help accounting firms gain a competitive edge by expanding service offerings to include license management with a recurring revenue model that’s both transparent and profitable.

Perform license research quickly through speedy determination of compliance requirements.

Improve productivity with customizable workflows to manage your license acquisition process.

Manage license renewals using a dynamic calendar and proactive email alerts.

Become an Avalara partner to take your firm’s tax compliance services to the next level

Become an Avalara partner to take your firm’s tax compliance services to the next level

Connect for scalable accounting solutions

Ask how your accounting practice can leverage Avalara technology to help your clients

Connect for scalable accounting solutions

Ask how your accounting practice can leverage Avalara technology to help your clients