Avalara Ranks in Top 5 of 100 Fastest-Growing Private
The Puget Sound Business Journal Places Avalara 4th in Washington State for 2009
October 16, 2009 01:04 PM Eastern Daylight Time
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, Wash.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Avalara (www.avalara.com), the leading provider of web-bas
automation solutions for businesses of all sizes, today announced that it placed within the Top Five of Puget Sound Business Journ
Growing Private Companies, which was based on Washington State companies’ level of net revenue growth over the past three yea
In its 15th year of granting the award to companies racing to the top of their industries, the Puget Sound Business Journal, with th
RSM McGladrey accounting firm, conducted the extensive research and verified each private company’s net revenues and growth r
the 100 finalists within the state.
“As a Bainbridge Island company located in the shadow of one of the most innovative and fast-paced cities in America, we are hon
recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in Washington,” said Scott McFarlane, Avalara’s co-founder, president, and ch
officer. “We’ve transitioned from the status of start-up to that of emerging growth, and we fully expect to continue to lead the way i
An awards event was held in downtown Seattle last night to honor 100 companies’ Presidents/CEO’s. Rory Rawlings, Avalara’s fo
the award for 4th of 100 winning slots. Rawlings was recently named as one of the 2009 Top 100 Most Influential People in Accou
Accounting Today, a top industry publication.
Avalara’s flagship web-based AvaTax™ service provides Washington State, U.S., and international clients with instantaneous addr
up-to-date, highly accurate sales tax calculations — automatically posting the correct sales tax amount to the general ledger on all sa
and thus completely automating the complex and cumbersome process of sales tax calculation.
This is the third local award Avalara won in 2009 alone, including placing 14th in Seattle Business magazine’s 100 Best