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

Ready-to-file returns
Ready-to-file returns

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.

Connects with popular platforms
Connects with popular platforms

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.

Reminders to file on time
Reminders to file on time

We’ll send you reminders each month you have returns due — because no one likes late fees or filing calendars.

Scale with ease
Scale with ease

Import unlimited sales transactions. As your business grows, Returns for Small Business grows with you.

Pricing stays the same
Pricing stays the same

Your Returns for Small Business subscription price remains the same through the year no matter your monthly sales volume.

Access to expert support
Access to expert support

You’ll have access to our extensive self-service support center.

Sync your sales data
Sync your sales data

Avalara Returns for Small Business pulls your sales data from Shopify, Amazon, Walmart Marketplace, and Etsy. You can also upload it via CSV file.

Avalara automates your returns preparation
Avalara automates your returns preparation

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 with a single click
File with a single click

File your prepared returns electronically and schedule future filings.

RETURNS FOR SMALL BUSINESS
$249 Annual Subscription
+ $25 per return

Sales tax return preparation
Marketplace integrations
Single, easy to use dashboard
Extensive self-service support center
Multi-user account access
Access to historical filing records
Omnichannel integration (website, physical storefront)
Detailed state liability reports
RETURNS FOR SMALL BUSINESS
$249 Annual Subscription
+ $25 per return
Sales tax return preparation
Marketplace integrations
Single, easy to use dashboard
Extensive self-service support center
Multi-user account access
Access to historical filing records
Omnichannel integration (website, physical storefront)
Detailed state liability reports

What sets us apart

Your data in state-approved forms
Your data in state-approved forms

Prior to filing, review your return in the same state-approved form you're already familiar with.

Your sales volume doesn’t change your price
Your sales volume doesn’t change your price

Your subscription fee stays the same no matter how many sales you make throughout the year.

$0 returns filing
$0 returns filing

Sometimes you’ll need to file a $0 return. We can do that.

Adjust transactions when you need to
Adjust transactions when you need to

Returns for Small Business makes it easy to edit and make adjustments to your sales data after it’s been synced.

Easily handle merchandise returns
Easily handle merchandise returns

Account for merchandise returns from prior filing periods without requiring an amended return.

File based on what you actually collect
File based on what you actually collect

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.

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