Address Verification

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Avalara AvaTax delivers sales tax calculation as the transaction takes place, cross-checking thousands of rates, rules, and jurisdiction boundaries for more accurate results. AvaTax removes the time and hassle of researching tax rates and product taxability rules, improves tax determination accuracy, and supports global tax compliance.

Avalara Returns is a seamless, end-to-end service that prepares and files your returns and handles remittance according to a filing calendar you can easily manage online. Avalara Returns manages monthly tax prep, filing, and payments; and simplifies treasury management with a single ACH transfer to cover all sales tax remittances.

Avalara CertCapture collects, validates, and stores compliance documents in one central, secure repository for instant access and accountability. CertCapture automates the manual process of managing exempt sales, provides an exemption only when a valid certificate is available, and integrates with the ecommerce checkout process to capture certificates at point of purchase.

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, excise, communications, and other indirect tax types. Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S. and around the world in Canada, the U.K., Belgium, Brazil, and India.


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Integration Overview

AvaTax for Salesforce B2C Commerce – Quick Start

Our Storefront Reference Architecture (SFRA) Certified Cartridge is developed and maintained by Avalara. With its easy setup, just enter your credentials and you’re ready to calculate tax. Our real-time API call returns a sales tax determination in less than a second, incorporating the tax rate, sourcing rules, line item taxability, and tax holidays. Additional features include an address validation service embedded in the cartridge, as well as global calculation for (VAT, GST).

In addition to our other Salesforce integrations (Salesforce Commerce Cloud Order Management, Salesforce B2B Commerce, Sales Cloud, Salesforce CPQ+, and Salesforce Billing) Avalara has over 700 prebuilt connections into today’s most widely used ERP, accounting, ecommerce, POS, OMS, and other business applications. Lastly, our API enables easy integration with custom applications.

Integration Features

  • Highly accurate jurisdiction assignment using address validation and sourcing rules
  • Product and service taxability for non- and partially taxable products from one jurisdiction to the next, including tax holidays
  • Performance and speed: sub-second roundtrip tax determination via API
  • Multi-tenant cloud
  • Global calculation for VST and GST
  • Cross-border B2C functionality for tax determination of physical goods