Cross Border Tax Compliance Made Easy with Avalara

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Avalara, Inc. a leading provider of cloud-based tax compliance automation for businesses of all sizes, today announced enhanced capabilities for Avalara’s cross-border solution, an integrated offering that helps businesses sell internationally by managing the complexity of customs duty and import tax compliance. The new offering builds on Avalara’s range of technological solutions available to improve […]

Avalara Helps Small Businesses Manage Sales And Use Tax Returns

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Avalara announced the forthcoming availability of Avalara Returns for Small Business, a new product that helps small businesses to automate the sales tax return preparation process and to eliminate the hassle of manually filing returns to each state website. The new Avalara offering will be available later this year. “Our business has sales tax obligations […]

The Importance of Managing Backend Ecommerce Operations During COVID-19

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Stay-at-home orders across the U.S. have radically changed how consumers think and go about shopping for essential and non-essential items. For many consumers, online shopping has become the de facto choice to browse and make purchases, which has had a major impact on ecommerce sales across industries. Since the Trump administration declared a national state […]

Avalara Launches Sales Tax Risk Assessment Tool For Online Merchants

Cloud-based tax compliance service Avalara announced the availability of its Sales Tax Risk Assessment tool, a self-serve online resource that helps companies determine where they have likely triggered economic nexus by providing a detailed assessment of their state-by-state sales tax obligation risk over email. Avalara Sales Tax Risk Assessment enables companies to quickly discover states […]

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Can Push Sellers Into New Tax Liabilities

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International tax authorities have their eyes on the holiday shopping calendar as an opportunity to extend their tax net on eCommerce retailers. Biggest shopping days of the year in EU and US Retailers will usually generate more sales in Q4 2019 than during the preceding 3 quarters combined. Peak festive shopping days in the EU […]

Avalara To Hold Free Sales Tax Webinar on Tuesday, February 19

Sales tax in the US has become a mess since the Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair. While we maintain a sales tax guide page trying to keep up with the latest information, but with over 11,000 jurisdictions in the US, it is daunting to stay on top this changing landscape. To help […]

Avalara Acquires Indix to Expand its Tax Content Database and Services

Avalara, a provider of tax compliance automation software for businesses of all sizes, announced it has acquired Indix’s AI technology and expertise, with comprehensive product descriptions for more than 1 billion products sold and shipped worldwide. Avalara believes it will offer the industry’s most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive source of global tax and product content […]

Predictions for 2019 From eCommerce Experts

By all accounts, 2018 has been a fantastic year for many online merchants. But online commerce is not standing still and 2019 will bring new challenges and opportunities. We asked influencers (experts) in the eCommerce industry to give us their predictions for 2019 and hope their insights will give you ideas and help formulate strategies […]

Avalara Introduces Sales Tax Compliance App on Amazon Marketplace Appstore

Tax compliance automation software Avalara announced the availability of Avalara TrustFile on the Amazon Marketplace Appstore. The company says that Avalara TrustFile helps businesses that sell on Amazon spend more time focusing on their business and less time dealing with complicated sales tax filing and compliance issues. The app includes essential automation features to help […]

Avalara Launches New Amazon FBA Inventory Report to Help with Sales Tax Compliance

2018 is shaping up to be a year when the battle around interstate sales tax may turn in favor of states. For a long time, a 1992 Supreme Court case Quill Corp. v. North Dakota (“Quill”) effectively defined that sellers without substantial nexus, mostly meaning offices, warehouses, or sales staff, in a state were not […]