What is AvaTax?
Avalara AvaTax connects to the software that you already own and dynamically delivers instantaneous sales tax decisions based on precise geo-location in more than 10,000 taxing jurisdictions in the U.S. For most businesses sales tax is an obligatory, complex nightmare. Automating this process saves time, money and effort. AvaTax automatically assigns hundreds of thousands of taxability rules and the latest jurisdiction boundaries to deliver the right rate and tax calculation.
Benefits and Insights
Why use AvaTax?
Key differentiators & advantages of AvaTax
- 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 - The AvaTax calculation engine encompasses the most accurate and up-to-date, U.S. Postal Service-approved, address data available.
- Reporting - AvaTax generates summary and detailed reports, on demand, easily and accurately.
- Sourcing Rules - AvaTax is programmed with the latest information for handling destination based, origin based and hybrid sourcing rules.
- Product Taxability - Avalara's AvaTax engine stores hundreds of thousands of product taxability rules for jurisdictions across the U.S. Even better, these rules are constantly updated in the cloud so your tax calculations are always accurate.
- Global Calculation - If your company is growing internationally, AvaTax with Global Calculation can enable you to automate tax compliance without having to become expert in VAT and other transactional tax requirements in the EU and beyond.
- Consumer Use - Automatically calculates consumer use tax within AvaTax, applying the correct tax rate to tangible personal property (TPP) transactions not otherwise subject to sales tax.
- Streamlined Sales Tax (SST) - Avalara is proud to be a Streamlined Sales Tax provider, allowing businesses to outsource their sales tax calculation and filing in states that belong to the SSUTA.