Freestyle Solutions Certified for Avalara’s Sales Tax Automation Solution
Bainbridge Island, WA – April 17, 2015 – Avalara, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based software that delivers a broad array of compliance solutions related to VAT, sales tax and other transactional taxes, today announced that Freestyle Solutions, a leading provider of order and inventory management solutions to growing small and mid-sized retailers and etailers, 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 automation and management directly into their own applications.
As a result of this partnership, Freestyle customers now have access to AvaTax™, Avalara’s cloud-based solution, to automatically calculate the final sales tax amount on every invoice. This eliminates the tedious work and complexity of calculating taxes across multiple jurisdictions and helps businesses focus on their core offering.
“Freestyle focuses on providing retail and fulfillment businesses with best-in-class inventory and order management solutions that help them increase sales and grow their business,” said Gary MacDougall, Vice President of Product Development for Freestyle Solutions. “Our integration with Avalara will allow Freestyle Commerce users to easily manage and remain up-to-date on increasingly complicated tax regulations.”
Pascal Van Dooren, Chief Revenue Officer at Avalara said, “This partnership allows Avalara to provide its comprehensive solutions to Freestyle Solutions customers in a fast, easy and cost effective way. In today’s electronic world it just doesn’t make sense to manually manage sales tax. We’re pleased to welcome Freestyle into our community.”
Avalara pioneered a web-based compliance platform for sales tax automation more than a decade ago and now provides an end-to-end suite of transactional tax compliance services for businesses of all sizes. Today its SaaS solution integrates into numerous ERP systems, accounting packages, ecommerce shopping carts, Point of Sale systems and mobile payment platforms.
Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with sales tax, VAT, use, excise 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 800 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: www.avalara.com
About Freestyle Solutions
Freestyle Solutions is changing the way that the industry thinks about order and inventory management. Freestyle Solutions is dedicated to providing growing multichannel retailers, etailers, catalogers, fulfillment and distribution firms with best-in-class inventory, order, and customer management software solutions that help them increase sales and grow their business.
Freestyle Solutions’ proven on premise & cloud-based solutions enable small to medium sized retail and fulfillment businesses to grow faster by expanding their eCommerce presence & automating back office operations to manage critical aspects of their business: multichannel order management; inventory visibility & control across multiple channels; drop ship management; rapid, reliable order fulfillment; customer management; integration with Magento, Amazon, Bigcommerce, eBay and more.
Over 2,000 multichannel merchants rely on Freestyle Solutions to automate their back office operations and drive business growth.