Cross-border sales

Take your business global — and manage the challenges of international customs duties and import taxes with ease.

Keep customers — and customs authorities — happy

Getting the tax right on cross-border sales is vital for both you and your customers. It can also be frustrating, thanks to a maze of tariff codes (also known as Harmonized System/HS codes) and customs regulations. Avalara’s automated solutions let you shift your focus to what matters most: your business.

Item Classification

Avalara Item Classification makes it easier for you to sell anywhere in the world, thanks to an automated process that identifies and maps highly accurate tariff codes to your products.
Boost your efficiency
Boost your efficiency

Get products to customers faster, while freeing your employees from the headache of figuring out HS codes and country-specific tariffs

Increase your accuracy
Increase your accuracy

Have more confidence in your tariff codes, with an automated solution that’s always up to date

Lower your risk
Lower your risk

Reduce the possibility of your products being held up in customs — so your international customers don’t face unnecessary delays 

AvaTax Cross-Border

AvaTax Cross-border seamlessly calculates customs duties and import taxes, wherever your business sells.
Give customers a good experience
Give customers a good experience

Automate calculation of customs duty and import tax so customers know what to expect.

Prevent costly shipping rejections
Prevent costly shipping rejections

Calculate and pay duties up front, so you can lower the risk of frustrated international customers sending shipments back.

Leave the updates to us
Leave the updates to us

Don’t be caught off guard by new customs rules or tariff codes — AvaTax is updated regularly in order to reflect recent changes that could impact your business.

Recommended Resources

Global Tax Compliance Driving the Need for Cross-Border Technology

IDC evaluates the complexity of cross-border e-commerce and the role tax technology plays in facilitating international transactions.

An Analysis of the Cross-Border E-Commerce Opportunity (and Challenges)

Survey results from NAPCO Research identify the top issues online retailers have when selling cross-border and how they are addressing them.

Free ebook: Selling Cross-Border For Dummies

From item classification to duties calculation, get the information you need to stay compliant and reduce your risk of penalties, fees, and unhappy customers.

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