Sales and Use Tax Compliance for Dummies Now Available for Free Download

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New e-Book from Avalara & Wiley helps accountants and their clients get up to speed fast on sales and use tax basics.

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Avalara Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based software that delivers a broad array of compliance solutions related to sales tax and other transactional taxes, has partnered with Wiley to publish Sales and Use Tax Compliance for Dummies®, an e-Book to help business owners and the accounting professionals who serve them navigate the challenging world of sales and use tax compliance.

A free download, the e-Book helps businesses and their advisors:

  •     Understand and comply with sales and use tax regulations
  •     Figure out Nexus - what it means and what to do about it
  •     Better manage exemption or resale certificates

“Our goal in creating this free e-Book is to help businesses of all sizes get a leg up in understanding basic, key concepts related to sales and use tax, and to do it utilizing the popular, proven Dummies format,” said Michael Turner, chief marketing officer at Avalara. “With so much complexity and lack of uniformity across state and local taxing jurisdictions, and with so many sales tax rate and rule changes occurring on a regular basis, we wanted to provide some clear, orderly direction to businesses looking to get a grip on their sales tax burden and take the first steps toward compliance.”

For more information on the e-Book, visit

About Avalara
Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with sales and excise tax, VAT, and other transactional tax requirements by delivering comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are fast, accurate, and easy to use. Avalara’s end-to-end suite of solutions is designed to effectively manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities in the United States and internationally.

Avalara offers hundreds of pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications. The company processes millions of tax transactions for customers and free users every day, files hundreds of thousands of transactional tax returns per year, 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 employs more than 1000 people at its headquarters on Bainbridge Island, WA and in offices across the U.S. and in London, England and Pune, India. More information at:


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