Avalara AvaTax takes the Hassle out of Sales Taxes
Updated April 17, 2019

Avalara AvaTax takes the Hassle out of Sales Taxes

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Modules Used

  • AvaTax

Overall Satisfaction with Avalara

We use Avalara AvaTax in our accounting department to calculate sales taxes on all of customer invoices, to file all of our sales tax returns and to remit payment to all of the states where we have reporting requirements.
  • Avalara AvaTax connects seamlessly with our accounting system.
  • The initial setup was very straightforward and easy to complete.
  • Sales taxes are automatically calculated on a real-time basis.
  • Tax payments and returns are filed automatically on a timely basis.
  • The fees are affordable and reasonable for the features it provides.
  • It automated what would otherwise be a very time consuming process.
  • Overall we don't have any complaints on the use of Avalara AvaTax. We have been very pleased with the functionality and features.
  • The interface and the look and feel are not as current as newer applications, but that hasn’t affected functionality.
  • Avalara AvaTax accurately calculates sales taxes and determines product taxability on each transaction.
  • Avalara AvaTax insures that we are compliant with all state and local sales tax regulations.
  • Avalara AvaTax reduced our tax compliance workload from 10-20 hours a month to less than 30 minutes per month.
It works seamlessly and automatically with our accounting system. There is no effort on our part to run or maintain it.
  • We use their managed returns filing capability to file all of our state and local sales tax returns.
We have not used any other products.
Avalara AvaTax is best suited for accurately calculating sales taxes on customer invoices, filing the related returns with the various taxing authorities and remitting payments.

Avalara Feature Ratings

Sales and Use Taxes
Cross-border Taxes
Not Rated
VAT / GST Taxes
Not Rated
Energy and Fuel Taxes
Not Rated
Geolocation for Tax Assessment
3rd-Party Software Integrations
Tax Data Reporting
Compliance Administration Management
Tax Exemption Processing
Tax Document Management
Complex Tax Scenario Management

Cross-Border Tax Compliance with Avalara

Using Avalara

2 - Finance and accounting
  • Sales tax calculations
  • Sales tax returns
  • Sales tax remittances
Very pleased with its functionality and features.

Evaluating Avalara and Competitors

  • Price
  • Product Features
  • Product Usability
It was priced very competitively
Might look at other products if available.

Avalara Implementation

Avalara AvaTax implementation was very straightforward and easy to complete.

Avalara Support

Support has always been great
Quick Resolution
Good followup
Knowledgeable team
Problems get solved
Kept well informed
No escalation required
Immediate help available
Support understands my problem
Support cares about my success
Quick Initial Response
Not Available - N/A

Using Avalara

Like to use
Relatively simple
Easy to use
Technical support not required
Well integrated
Quick to learn
Feel confident using
  • Calculating taxes
  • Filing returns
  • Remitting Payments

Integrating Avalara

  • We have integrated Avalara AvaTax with our QuickBooks accounting system.
It was very easy to integrate. We were up and running in a day.