Avalara and Magento Join Forces to Provide
Industry-Leading E-Commerce Sales Tax Solution
Fully Integrated On-Demand Service Automates Sales Tax Management Process, Simplifies Compliance,
February 25, 2010 11:08 AM Eastern Time
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, Wash. & BRIDGEPORT, Conn.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Avalara
(www.avalara.com), the leading provider of web-based sales tax automation solutions for businesses of all sizes, and
Magento, the global, Open Source, e-commerce platform, today announced their partnership aimed at enabling
online merchants to easily and affordably manage sales tax calculation, compliance, and exemption certificates –
previously a major challenge for online businesses. Under the terms of this agreement, Magento will offer seamless
integration with Avalara’s AvaTax™ service.
Through its AvaTax service, Avalara offers the fastest, most accurate, and affordable Web-based tax compliance
service available. AvaTax operates as a module, providing a fully integrated and automated sales tax management
system that includes functionality to protect against audits, obsolete data, and changing tax laws. With point-and-
click ease, sales tax is figured in tenths of a second, with unequaled accuracy, transaction after transaction.
“Sales tax management issues are growing exponentially for online businesses,” said Roy Rubin, CEO of Varien, the
Magento company. “Our customers are devoting increasingly more time on these issues that generate no revenue
and expose them to unprecedented risks. Partnering with Avalara adds a great value proposition for our customers.
With 100% accuracy and a 0% increase in labor, integration with AvaTax provides significant value while decreasing
overhead for Magento users.”
Magento’s integration with AvaTax is plug-and-play, simplifying the process online merchants will take to achieve
sales tax compliance – without the need for major technological undertakings on their part. Magento’s clients will be
able to focus on running their