What is Avalara?

Avalara is Sales Tax Management suite.

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.

Avalara Awards

Avalara currently scores 86/100 in the Tax Management category. This is based on user satisfaction (80/100), press buzz (55/100), recent user trends (falling), and other relevant information on Avalara gathered from around the web.

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Avalara Product Overview

  • 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

Languages Supported: English, Portuguese

Avalara Features

  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • API
  • Balance Sheet
  • Billing/Invoicing
  • Budgeting
  • Calendar Management
  • CRM Integration
  • Dashboard
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • Expense Tracking
  • External Integrations
  • Forecasting
  • General Account Ledger
  • Multi-Currency
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • P&L
  • Payroll
  • Scheduling
  • Tax Management
Avalara Pricing

Avalara Pricing Plans


1 user(s) / year
  • 180 Annual Transactions


1 user(s) / year
  • 7,200 Annual Transactions

Credit card required: No

Avalara FAQs

Does Avalara 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 Avalara?

Main users of Avalara are small to mid-sized businesses, e-commerce sellers, as well as accounting firms and CPA’s.

What platforms does Avalara support?

This is a web-based software.

Does Avalara offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?

Support: FAQs, Forum, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Phone Support, Video Tutorials.

Does Avalara offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?


What is Avalara generally used for?

This service is generally used for sales tax management.

Does Avalara offer an API?

Yes, it offers RESTful API and SOAP API.

What are some applications Avalara is commonly used in tandem with?

This service is commonly used in tandem with ERP, Order Management, and CRM applications.

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