AVALARA RETURNS FOR SMALL BUSINESS

Automate your sales tax returns. Your business will thank you for it.

Returns preparation and filing starting at $249 per year + $25 per return

AVALARA RETURNS FOR SMALL BUSINESS

Automate your sales tax returns. Your business will thank you for it.

Returns preparation and filing starting at $249 per year + $25 per return

Simplify your sales tax returns so you can drop the burden at every step — from preparation and filing to remittance. 

Low cost

Priced for your business and makes resources more efficient

Quick filing

Prepares and remits payments to appropriate jurisdictions in a few steps

Easy setup

Connects to many ecommerce systems and/or major marketplace platforms

Flexible options

Multiple options based on your filing needs

Why automate with Avalara Returns for Small Business


Juggling spreadsheets, tracking deadlines and schedules, and manually filing your sales taxes returns for each department of revenue is a drain on your business.

Avalara Returns for Small Business helps small businesses reduce sales tax return prep time and eliminates the hassle of filing with each state website — all through a self-serve and easy-to-use application. 

The process is simple

 Connect your sales data to the solution
Connect your sales data to the solution
Add your state registration details
Add your state registration details
Start filing with a few easy steps
Start filing with a few easy steps

Connect your sales data to the solution

Add your state registration details

Start filing with a few easy steps

Low cost and transparent pricing

Try it risk-free with our 60-day cancellation policy.

$249 annual subscription fee + $25 per return

Low cost and transparent pricing

Try it risk-free with our 60-day cancellation policy.

$249 annual subscription fee + $25 per return

Simple to get started

Getting your business up and running with Avalara is simple. Your sales data can be connected in the following ways:

Import records via a simplified .csv upload process

Sync sales data from Avalara AvaTax (limited to Avalara customers)

Pull data directly from Shopify, Amazon, Etsy, or Walmart Marketplace

Import records via a simplified .csv upload process

Sync sales data from Avalara AvaTax (limited to Avalara customers)

Pull data directly from Shopify, Amazon, Etsy, or Walmart Marketplace

Import records via a simplified .csv upload process

Sync sales data from Avalara AvaTax (limited to Avalara customers)

Pull data directly from Shopify, Amazon, Etsy, or Walmart Marketplace

Connects to popular platforms

Avalara Returns for Small Business works with Shopify and popular marketplaces, including Etsy, Walmart, and Amazon.

And if you’re already calculating tax with Avalara AvaTax, our product integrates with QuickBooks and popular ecommerce systems and ERPs.

Connects to popular platforms

Avalara Returns for Small Business works with Shopify and popular marketplaces, including Etsy, Walmart, and Amazon.

And if you’re already calculating tax with Avalara AvaTax, our product integrates with QuickBooks and popular ecommerce systems and ERPs.

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

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

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 own returns process with ease.

$249 annual subscription

$25 per return

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

Outsourced filing for returns
Optional

Multiple user account and filing location management

Automated syncing with sales and accounting channels

CSV transaction uploads with error alerts

Transaction creation and editing

State liability reports

Access to past returns and confirmations

Sales tax and seller use tax forms for every state

Support for SST returns

Sales tax and seller use tax forms for local jurisdictions

Notice management

Canadian returns

Dedicated point of contact and tax preparer

Special handling of returns



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Returns for Small Business

Simplify and manage your own returns process with ease.

$249 annual subscription

$25 per return

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

Outsourced filing for returns

Optional

Multiple user account and filing location management

Automated syncing with sales and accounting channels

CSV transaction uploads with error alerts

Transaction creation and editing

State liability reports

Access to past returns and confirmations

Sales tax and seller use tax forms for every state

Support for SST returns

Sales tax and seller use tax forms for local jurisdictions

Notice management

Canadian returns

Dedicated point of contact and tax preparer

Special handling of returns

“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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