AVALARA RETURNS FOR SMALL BUSINESS

Free automated sales tax filing for up to 60 days. No credit card required. Terms apply. See below.

Take back your time and monitor nexus with sales tax automation for small businesses

AVALARA RETURNS FOR SMALL BUSINESS

Free automated sales tax filing for up to 60 days. No credit card required. Terms apply. See below.

Take back your time and monitor nexus with sales tax automation for small businesses

Start your up-to-60-day-free trial and get your first year for $49. See terms and conditions.

Grow your company with an agile solution built for small businesses

Save on your solution by avoiding features you don’t need

Spend more time growing your business and less time on sales tax

Try Avalara Returns for Small Business at no cost for up to 60 days or until date of purchase, whichever comes first. Five sales tax return filings (excluding Colorado and Missouri state and local filings) are included during your trial.

Returns for Small Business is only $49 for the first year after your trial plus $25 per filing. 

At the end of your first year and beginning with your first subscription renewal, Returns for Small Business will be $249 per year (or the then-current annual subscription fee).

This offer is only valid for customers new to Returns for Small Business. Avalara reserves the right to cancel, change, or suspend this offer at any time.

See why thousands of small businesses trust Avalara to simplify their sales tax returns filing process

Affordable

A low-cost sales tax solution with transparent pricing that works for you

Fast

Quick and easy sales tax return filing preparation and remittance in just a few steps

Easy

Connects with widely used marketplace platforms and ecommerce systems

See why thousands of small businesses trust Avalara to simplify their sales tax returns filing process

Affordable

A low-cost sales tax solution with transparent pricing that works for you

Fast

Quick and easy sales tax return filing preparation and remittance in just a few steps

Easy

Connects with widely used marketplace platforms and ecommerce systems

Integrate with your systems, track nexus, and file returns with one easy-to-use sales tax solution

Did you know that economic nexus triggers and thresholds vary by state? You could be nearing new sales tax obligations in more states and not even know it.

Integrate with Shopify, Amazon, Walmart, and Etsy to pull your transaction data automatically. Don’t worry if you’re using other systems, we have you covered with our simple CSV upload template.

Stay on top of your economic nexus status by using our economic nexus heat map. States will light up as you’re approaching or you’ve triggered economic nexus.

File your sales tax return with the click of a button. We’ll remit your taxes, too.

Connect to popular ecommerce platforms

Avalara Returns for Small Business works with trusted, widely used ecommerce tools and platforms. 

Our solution easily integrates with Shopify as well as marketplaces including Amazon, Walmart, and Etsy.

Already calculating small business sales tax with Avalara AvaTax? We work with QuickBooks, too. That’s in addition to numerous ecommerce systems and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) programs. Get started today!

Connect to popular ecommerce platforms

Avalara Returns for Small Business works with trusted, widely used ecommerce tools and platforms. 

Our solution easily integrates with Shopify as well as marketplaces including Amazon, Walmart, and Etsy.

Already calculating sales tax with Avalara AvaTax? We work with QuickBooks, too. That’s in addition to numerous ecommerce systems and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) programs. Get started today!

Importing sales data from a .csv is simple

STEP

01

Export your data to a .csv file

STEP

02

Drag and drop or select files via upload tool

STEP

03

Get ready to prepare your returns

Sign up for your free trial

Get your free trial for up to 60 days with no obligation to purchase and no credit card required.

Sign up for your free trial

Get your free trial for up to 60 days with no obligation to purchase and no credit card required.

All Avalara Returns products include:

Single, easy-to-use dashboard

Detailed state liability reports

Extensive self-service support center

Omnichannel integration (website, physical storefront)

Integration with major ecommerce and marketplace platforms, POS, and other business systems (limited to Avalara AvaTax users)

Easy access to historical filing records

Multi-user account access

Single, easy-to-use dashboard

Detailed state liability reports

Extensive self-service support center

Omnichannel integration (website, physical storefront)

Integration with major ecommerce and marketplace platforms, POS, and other business systems (limited to Avalara AvaTax users)

Easy access to historical filing records

Multi-user account access

Choose the product that's right for you

Returns for Small Business

Simplify and manage your returns process with ease.

Managed Returns

Get advanced features and outsource the returns process to Avalara

Managed Returns Premium

Get advanced features and outsource the returns process with a dedicated tax preparer at Avalara

Features
Returns for Small Business
Managed Returns
Managed Returns Premium

Automated extraction of sales data from select marketplace, ecommerce, and accounting platforms

Sales and sellers use tax forms for every state

Consumer use tax filing
Optional ($25 per return)

Automated syncing with multiple sales and accounting channels

CSV transaction upload and error alerts

Economic nexus heat map

Transaction creation and editing within the UI

Management of filing entities and users in a single account

Sync sales data from Avalara AvaTax
Available to Avalara customers only

Support for free Streamlined Sales Tax (SST) returns

Sales tax and sellers use tax forms for local jurisdictions

Single source of payment (Avalara Treasury)

Notice management (notifications of changes to your returns from DORs)

Multilocation returns

Prepayments calculation and filing

Canadian returns

Direct point of contact and dedicated tax preparer



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Returns for Small Business

Simplify and manage your returns process with ease.

Managed Returns

Get advanced features and outsource the returns process to Avalara

Managed Returns Premium

Get advanced features and outsource the returns process with a dedicated tax preparer at Avalara

Automated extraction of sales data from select marketplace, ecommerce, and accounting platforms

Sales and sellers use tax forms for every state

Consumer use tax filing

Optional ($25 per return)

Automated syncing with multiple sales and accounting channels

CSV transaction upload and error alerts

Economic nexus heat map

Transaction creation and editing within the UI

Management of filing entities and users in a single account

Sync sales data from Avalara AvaTax

Available to Avalara customers only

Support for free Streamlined Sales Tax (SST) returns

Sales tax and sellers use tax forms for local jurisdictions

Single source of payment (Avalara Treasury)

Notice management (notifications of changes to your returns from DORs)

Multilocation returns

Prepayments calculation and filing

Canadian returns

Direct point of contact and dedicated tax preparer

“The two things small businesses want are cost-effective and simple. Avalara Returns for Small Business fills both of those criteria.”

—Annette Manias
President and Founder | Oasis Solutions

“The two things small businesses want are cost-effective and simple. Avalara Returns for Small Business fills both of those criteria.”

—Annette Manias
President and Founder | Oasis Solutions

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Frequently asked questions

Yes. Returns for Small Business was designed to work seamlessly with AvaTax and will sync data from your automated tax calculations right into your returns filing.

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

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

Yes. The solution accounts for merchandise returns from prior filing periods without requiring an amended return.

Yes. You can easily edit and make adjustments to your sales data after it’s been synced.

Yes. The solution handles your nontaxable items and exempt sales, so you don’t pay more (or less) than you need to.

Yes. With electronic filing — where available — returns are filed directly with the government electronically by Avalara, eliminating the need to spend time mailing paper returns or navigating DOR websites.

You will be billed at the end of the calendar month in which the returns were filed.

We noticed a lot of our customers need access to the Avalara platform to reconcile and aggregate their sales tax data but they don’t necessarily use it for filing. The fee allows any customer to use the Avalara platform and benefit from the innovation due to Avalara’s investment in technology and content. 

Returns for Small Business is only offered with an annual subscription.

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