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Software Description:

Monitoring global tax rate changes has been time-consuming and expensive, especially for business with a high volume. Taxrates.io now makes it effortless, affordable, and convenient.

Forget about manually checking current GST Rates, Tax Rates or VAT Rates. TaxRates.io plugs into your software and delivers guaranteed tax rates via API.

TaxRates.io offers 3 main features:

  • API Tax Rate Monitoring - Tax rates delivered via API
  • Excel Add-In for Tax Rates - Updates tax rates directly in your working excel file
  • SMS, E-mail & Voice notifications - Live notifications about tax rate changes in selected countries

Software Description:

With over 1,000,000 accounts in 100 countries, Shoeboxed is the world’s premier solution for staying organized year-round without any of the headache that goes with it.

How it Works:

Simply send Shoeboxed your receipts, business cards, bills and other documents and everything will be carefully sorted and scanned into a secure online account. All of the organized data, including an IRS-accepted image of each document, is then human-verified, categorized, accessible from anywhere and ready for export into dozens of powerful tools.

Benefits:

  • No more scanning or data entry – You’ll never waste another minute in front of a scanner or in an Excel spreadsheet.
  • Maximize every reimbursement – Whether it’s a business trip or federal tax filing, every receipt is always at your fingertips.
  • Submit from anywhere – Send documents in the mail, with your phone, via e-mail or right from your scanner or web browser.
  • Export everywhere – Export to QuickBooks, Wave, Xero, Outright, Evernote, Excel and many more…
  • Your data is safe and secure – Shoeboxed uses 256-bit SSL security, the same as major US banks.

Software Description:

Avalara primarily helps mid-sized businesses, e-commerce sellers, accounting firms and even CPA’s get their tax compliance right. Organizations that have tax responsibilities to state or local tax authorities makes this software an effective and reliable solution.

Avalara provides tax calculations for millions of products and has a number of tax categories such as Sales and Use Tax, Excise Tax, Communications Tax, Lodging Tax, VAT, and UPC. It is a comprehensive finance toolset that makes use of multiple indicators and compliance standards to fulfill needs of each business type.

Main features of this platform are Sales Tax Exemption Management; Returns Reporting; Product taxability; Custom Tax Rules; Sourcing rules; Centralized tax management; Standard Reporting; and Geolocation Technology. Apart from key feautures, Avalara offers an ample selection of reporting features and liability worksheets.

Features:

  • Billing/Invoicing
  • Tax Management
  • API
  • CRM Integration

Features:

  • Dashboard
  • Tax Management
  • Data Export
  • Expense Tracking
  • Data Import
  • Notifications

Features:

  • Calendar Management
  • Dashboard
  • Notifications
  • Billing/Invoicing
  • Data Import
  • Data Export
  • API
  • External Integrations
  • Multi-Currency
  • Tax Management
  • CRM Integration

Summary:

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Summary:

  • Sales tax compliance automation

  • Tax determination

  • Exemption certificate managment

  • Tax returns, filings, and remittance

  • Tax rates for over 70,000 jurisdictions worldwide

  • Automatically updated product taxability

  • More than 10 million UPC codes mapped to sales tax content

  • Pre-built integrations for most ERP, POS & ecommerce systems

  • Detailed reporting

  • 10 million UPC codes mapped to sales tax content

Ratewatch

$9.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • E-mail, Voice & SMS Tax Rate Notifications

Excel Add-In

$29.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Excel Add-In for Tax Rates

API for Tax Rates

$99.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Comprehensive Tax Rate API

DIY

Free
Included in plan:
  • 5 Scanned Documents/Month
  • Unlimited Cloud Storage for your Documents
  • Searchable Document Archive

Lite

$15.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • 50 Scanned Documents/Month
  • 3-5 Day Mail Turnaround
  • Digital & Paper Receipt Processing

Classic

$39.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • 150 Scanned Documents/Month
  • Quickbooks Integration
  • 2-3 Day Mail Turnaround
  • Docs Returned

Business

$69.00
3 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • 500 Scanned Documents/Month
  • Quickbooks Integration
  • Faster Mail-in Turnaround
  • Docs Returned

Starter

$157.00
1 user(s) / year
Included in plan:
  • 180 Annual Transactions

Typical

$3,670.00
1 user(s) / year
Included in plan:
  • 7,200 Annual Transactions

FAQs:

    Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Yes, via API.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • No.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Tax rate monitoring.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes, API is the main functionality.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Yes, API documentation, email, chat and phone customer service is supported.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • Microsoft Excel.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • It can plug in to any software or system.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Finance directors, accountants, tax managers.

FAQs:

    Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Quickbooks, Xero, Evernote.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • Quickbooks, Xero, Evernote.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Freelancers, entrepreneurs, small & medium businesses.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Yes, dedicated customer service available via chat and phone.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Receipt/expense management, tax deductions, accounting.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Mac, Windows, iPhone, Android.

FAQs:

    Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Integrations: Shopify Plus, Salesforce, Magento, Microsoft Dynamics, Epicor, QuickBooks, NetSuite, Sage, 3dcart, Commerce Cloud, Green Basket, Kibo, PrestaShop, QMerce, Radial, ShopSite, WooCommerce 2.3+, bill.forward, WordPress, Advantage Software, Concur Invoice, Epicor Prophet 21, GlobalEdge ERP, Infor Syteline, Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Sage 100, Salesforce CPQ & Billing, SugarCRM, Apparel21 POS, Celerant Command Retail, CoLinear Systems.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Main users of Avalara are small to mid-sized businesses, e-commerce sellers, as well as accounting firms and CPA’s.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • This is a web-based software.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Support: FAQs, Forum, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Phone Support, Video Tutorials.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • No.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • This service is generally used for sales tax management.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes, it offers RESTful API and SOAP API.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • This service is commonly used in tandem with ERP, Order Management, and CRM applications.

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Other:

Who uses TaxRates
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses Shoeboxed
  • Personal
  • Freelance
  • Startups
  • SMEs
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses Avalara
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
Portuguese, English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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