AVALARA RETURNS FOR SMALL BUSINESS

Returns prep starting at $249 per year

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AVALARA RETURNS FOR SMALL BUSINESS

Returns prep starting at $249 per year

Avalara Returns for Small Business simplifies the returns process, 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 with each jurisdiction 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

$249 annual subscription fee + $25 per return

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

Low cost and transparent pricing

$249 annual subscription fee + $25 per return

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

Simple to get started

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

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

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

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

Sales tax and sellers use tax returns preparation for every state

Filing for all returns
Optional

Support for SST returns

Sales tax and sellers use tax forms for local jurisdictions

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

Multilocation-based returns

Advanced return adjustments and schedules

Canadian returns

Credit carry-over support

Dedicated tax preparer



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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

Sales tax and sellers use tax returns preparation for every state

Filing for all returns

Optional

Support for SST returns

Sales tax and sellers use tax forms for local jurisdictions

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

Multilocation-based returns

Advanced return adjustments and schedules

Canadian returns

Credit carry-over support

Dedicated tax preparer

“We spend more time on analysis, and less on transacting and processing taxes. Filing returns, by itself, can bog a team down for most of a month. During that cycle you can’t do any meaningful analysis or reconciling or implementation of internal controls, much less take a day off.”

—Beatrice Negru, Tax Analyst
Duo Security

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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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