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Avalara Partners With eComchain to Automate Sales Tax Management

SEATTLE, WA and FRISCO, TX--(Marketwired - Jul 25, 2016) - Avalara, Inc., a leading provider of tax compliance automation for business, today announced eComchain, a top-rated national SaaS based supply chain ecommerce platform, has joined Avalara's community of certified solution partners. Avalara's solution partners are software publishers that integrate Avalara's software as a service (SaaS) offering for sales tax management directly into their own applications.

As a result of this partnership, eComchain users can now benefit from Avalara, which automatically calculates sales tax for every invoice line item, in the real-time "magic moment" of ecommerce. Avalara helps reduce the tedious work and complexity of calculating taxes for millions of products and services across the U.S., Canada, Europe, and dozens of other international jurisdictions, giving customers more time to focus on driving their own business success. In addition, eComchain users can add Avalara's tax return preparation, filing, and remittance services.

"We're always focused on helping our clients manage their businesses more efficiently," said Michael Trowbridge, director of Product Development at eComchain. "Our partnership with Avalara will enable our portal users to easily manage and remain up-to-date on increasingly complicated tax regulations."

Pascal Van Dooren, chief revenue officer at Avalara, said, "We recognize the value eComchain brings to its clients and are pleased to augment their offerings with comprehensive solutions. Avalara simplifies the tax compliance process for eComchain users to increase efficiency and set up their business for continued success. We're pleased to welcome eComchain into our community."

For more than a decade, Avalara has pioneered innovations in tax compliance for businesses of all sizes. Today, Avalara integrates with hundreds of ERP systems, accounting packages, ecommerce shopping carts, Point of Sale systems, and mobile payment platforms.

About Avalara
Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transactional taxes, including VAT, sales and use, excise, communications, and other tax types. We deliver comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are fast, accurate, and easy to use. Our Compliance Cloud™ platform helps customers manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities throughout the world.

Avalara offers more than 500 pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications. Each year, the company processes billions of indirect tax transactions for customers and users, files hundreds of thousands of tax compliance documents and tax returns, and manages millions of exemption certificates and other compliance related documents.

A privately held company, Avalara' s venture capital investors include Sageview Capital, Battery Ventures, Warburg Pincus, Technology Crossover Ventures, Arthur Ventures, and other institutional and individual investors. Avalara's headquarters are in Seattle, WA and it has offices across the U.S. and in Brighton, UK; Brussels, Belgium; and Pune, India. More information at: www.avalara.com

About eComchain
eComchain is a global SaaS based ecommerce solution. eComchain simplifies site management with pre-built templates and integrations to various 3rd party services. eComchain's unique level of features focus on the supply chain needs for wholesalers and distributors. The B2B2C model is managed by multi-level multi-tenancy features which allow organizations, distributors and resellers a way to create sites for their end consumers. This results in a streamlined business process with every organization being able to track the total goods sold with visibility to the revenue at various levels in the supply chain.

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