Sales and use tax

Unify sales and use tax calculation, document management, and returns preparation under a single platform. It’s compliance done right.


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The trick to more accurate compliance? Automation.

Trying to balance all the demands of sales and use tax compliance can feel like a circus act, especially given how frequently rates and rules change. Avalara’s suite of automated solutions gives you a better way.

Avalara AvaTax

Delivers sales and use tax calculations to your shopping cart or invoicing system at breakneck speed, cross-checking thousands of rates, rules, and jurisdictional boundaries for more accurate results.

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No more wrestling with tax tables

AvaTax is built on top of a tax engine that encompasses rates and rules for 12,000+ sales and use tax jurisdictions.

Easy does it

Connect AvaTax to your ERP, ecommerce, and other business systems using one of our 700+ pre-built ingerations or advanced API.

All-in-one solution suite

AvaTax syncs with CertCapture and Returns to apply exemptions at checkout and feed transaction data to your returns. 

Avalara Returns

A seamless end-to-end service that prepares and files your returns and handles remittance according to a filing calendar you can easily manage online.

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Smart integration

Returns pulls data from AvaTax to prepare and file your sales tax returns — it’s fast and nearly effortless.

File your way

Specify where you want us to file, from a single state to thousands of jurisdictions. We’ll take it from there.

One and done

Returns consolidates your payments into one automated transfer and distributes the funds to the appropriate jurisdictions.

Avalara CertCapture

Collect, validate and store all your compliance documents in one central, secure repository for instant access and accountability.

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Ward off audit nightmares

With all your certificates stored securely online, you have trackable records at your fingertips.

Self-generated certificates

Collect and validate new certificates during checkout, or allow customers to submit their information online.

Keep current

Send automated renewal requests for expiring or invalid documents to help minimize delays for returning customers.

“On average, we’re saving 5 to 10 hours per week, even as the number of transactions has grown exponentially.”

Jean Treimanis
JL Marine Systems

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