Sales tax compliance for Shopify merchants
Automate the returns preparation and filing with Avalara
Avalara Returns for Small Business
Avalara lets Shopify users reduce sales tax return preparation time and eliminate the hassle of filing with each state website — all through a self-serve and easy-to-use application.
Features and benefits
Sync your sales data and we’ll tell you where, when, and how to file each filing period. After prep, file your returns with a single click.
In addition to Shopify, Avalara Returns for Small Business works with the platforms many of your customers use, including Etsy, Walmart, and Amazon. Avalara also accepts CSV data files.
We’ll send you reminders each month you have returns due — because no one likes late fees or filing calendars.
Import unlimited sales transactions. As your business grows, Returns for Small Business grows with you.
Your Returns for Small Business subscription price remains the same through the year no matter your monthly sales volume.
You’ll have access to our extensive self-service support center.
Avalara Returns for Small Business pulls your sales data from Shopify, Amazon, Walmart Marketplace, and Etsy. You can also upload it via CSV file.
Using your sales data, Returns for Small Business will tell you where, when, and how to file each period. To top it off, we’ll also prepare a file-ready, printable PDF of your returns.
File your prepared returns electronically and schedule future filings.
What sets us apart
Prior to filing, review your return in the same state-approved form you're already familiar with.
Your subscription fee stays the same no matter how many sales you make throughout the year.
Sometimes you’ll need to file a $0 return. We can do that.
Returns for Small Business makes it easy to edit and make adjustments to your sales data after it’s been synced.
Account for merchandise returns from prior filing periods without requiring an amended return.
Returns for Small Business uses your tax calculations to prepare your returns, handling your nontaxable items and exempt sales. So you don’t pay more (or less) than you need to.
"I'm very impressed with Avalara, and with the Avalara team. Everything runs very smoothly. I don’t even have to think about it."
CFO, JL Marine Systems