Sales Tax Compliance with Avalara AvaTax
Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transactional taxes, including sales and use, VAT, excise, communications, and other tax types. The company delivers comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are designed to be fast, accurate, and easy to use. We automate and simplify governmental compliance processes, including tax determination, exemption certificate management, and tax return preparation, filing, and remittance. Avalara’s Compliance Cloud™ platform helps customers manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities throughout the world. Avalara offers more than 500 hundred pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications making the integration of tax and compliance solutions easy for customers. Each year, the company processes billions of indirect tax transactions for customers and users, files more than a million tax returns and other compliance documents.
Avalara AvaTax dynamically delivers instantaneous sales tax decisions based on precise geo-location in more than 12,000 taxing jurisdictions in the U.S. AvaTax automatically assigns hundreds of thousands of taxability rules and the latest jurisdiction boundaries to deliver the right rate and tax calculation.
- Communications – Avalara helps businesses achieve compliance with communications and sales tax calculating, filing and remittance solutions and services. The comprehensive, automated, cloud-based software offers a solution designed to be fast, easy, accurate and reliable.
- Excise – Avalara is a leader in energy tax automation. With comprehensive support for all major U.S. jurisdictions, hundreds of companies depend on Avalara tax automation for energy solutions, from small single-jurisdiction filers to the largest oil companies processing millions of monthly transactions. Both energy industry tax professionals and tax authorities have come to trust Avalara to calculate and file taxes reliably and accurately.
- MyLodge – The leader in sales, occupancy and hotel tax compliance solutions for the vacation rental industry. Its software platform provides an automated state and local tax compliance solution serving thousands of properties across the U.S. MyLodgeTax’s solution manages all aspects of occupancy related tax requirements, including tax rate determination, obtaining and renewing required licenses, preparing and filing tax returns and tracking tax rate and law changes.
Avalara AvaTax Features
- Precise Rate Determination: Advanced geocoding technology provides the basis for precise identification of tax jurisdictions and roll-up to a total tax rate.
- Address Validation: Instantly verifies and applies address information using the most accurate and up-to-date U.S. Postal Service-approved data available.
- Reporting: Generates summary and detailed reports easily and on demand.
Sourcing Rules: Programmed with the latest information for handling destination based, origin based and hybrid sourcing rules.
- Product Taxability: Stores hundreds of thousands of product taxability rules for jurisdictions across the U.S. These rules are constantly updated so your tax calculations are always accurate.