Avalara AvaTax

Avalara is a leading provider of cloud-based tax compliance automation.
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Avalara helps businesses of all sizes get tax compliance right. In partnership with leading ERP, accounting, ecommerce, and other financial management system providers, Avalara delivers cloud-based compliance solutions for various transaction taxes, including sales and use, VAT, GST, excise, communications, lodging, and other indirect tax types.

Main Features

More accurate tax rates and rules with geo-coded validation

The tax decision engine is populated with the latest, most accurate tax rates and rules with instant geo-coded address validation based on more than 12,000 jurisdictions.

Eliminate manual certificate updates with automated exemptions

AvaTax automatically includes tax holidays and exempt transactions based on the latest exemption certificates.

Fast and seamless checkout connectivity

AvaTax connects seamlessly with shopping cart software allowing instant calculation of all duties and liabilities associated with export shipping and sales.

Flexible connectivity with 700+ pre-built integrations

Our solution includes more than 700 pre-built connections into ERP, accounting, order management and point of sales applications, as well as an API for building your own custom connections.

Smarter, simpler, and more secure data management

Keep your sales tax data, exemption certificates, and filing records secure in a single, unified platform to help achieve the highest levels of compliance.

Streamline aggregation of omni-channel sales transaction data

Avalara automates the collection of sales transaction data from eCommerce marketplaces and business applications for tax preparation and filing.

Description of the Integration

The Power of AvaTax: Real-time access to the most current rates and taxability rules

Address Validation

The AvaTax calculation engine encompasses the most accurate and up-to-date address data available. Input addresses are automatically checked and corrected for spelling errors and inaccurate street names. Five-digit zip codes are appended to nine-digit accuracy.

Sourcing Rules

AvaTax is programmed with the latest information for handling destination-based, origin-based and hybrid sourcing rules, ensuring the most accurate possible assignment of tax rates for individual transactions.

Jurisdiction Assignment

Using advanced geocoding technology, transaction addresses are pinpoint positioned within all applicable jurisdiction boundaries. Geo-positioning provides the basis for precise identification of tax jurisdictions and roll-up to a total tax rate.

Product Taxability

The AvaTax service includes researched and validated system tax codes which provide highly accurate product taxability assessments and ensures the correct rates are calculated for all products and services.


AvaTax generates summary and detailed reports on-demand, easily and accurately. Export your data for filing, or for complete end-to-end automation, and use Avalara Returns for fully outsourced sales tax compliance management.

Avalara Ava Tax for International Companies Selling into the U.S.