Avalara integrates with your company's accounting software (QuickBooks, etc). Find your home page for a customized help experience.
Search useful tasks, like managing transactions or running reports.
Gather a few things before you automate tax compliance.
See questions that have been answered by Avalara support agents.
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Find state-specific information to help you set up and schedule your returns.
Read about the latest additions, changes, and fixes to AvaTax Update.
Make sure the transactions in your accounting software match your transactions in AvaTax Update so that updates are reflected in both places.
Use AvaTax Exemptions to track your tax-exempt customers and consistently exempt their purchases.
Add locations one at a time or import multiple locations at once using an .xls, .xlsx, or .csv file.
Use this chart to decide whether to map your items in Avalara AvaTax or in your accounting software.
Browse videos on the basics of sales tax and how to stay compliant with state and local tax collection laws.
Find your accounting software home page and learn more about how to integrate your software with AvaTax Update.
Reconcile transactions at the end of each filing period. Use these reconciliation and filing reports to make sure you're ready to file your returns.
If you don't use Returns, run sales and sellers use tax and consumer use tax reports. They contain the information you need to file your returns.
Avalara has dozens of reports to help you reconcile data, file returns, and otherwise use information from your transactions. Generate reports on your transaction history at any time. Report data updates hourly.
These tables provide workflows for reconciling transactions and filing returns. If the totals in your accounting software and AvaTax Update don't match, run reports in the order listed.
To reconcile differences between the data in AvaTax Update and your accounting software, we recommend adding or importing transactions that are in your accounting software but missing in AvaTax Update.
There are no guarantees that you won't get audited, so you need to be prepared for when the taxman comes calling. We've gathered resources for specific tasks you should complete each month to help you remain sales tax compliant.
Everyday business activities can impact sales and use tax compliance. Review these common triggers to keep your changing business compliant.
It's best to audit your exempt customers and exemption certificates each month to remain compliant. We've gathered some resources to help you learn how to manage your compliance documents in AvaTax Update.
When you import data you minimize repetition and potential errors. You don't want to touch tax data more than you have to. Here are some best practices to keep in mind.
If your company already uses AvaTax Update, but you're new to using AvaTax Update, we've gathered some resources to help you learn the basic features and functionality of AvaTax Update.
If your company already uses Returns, but you're new to using Returns, we've gathered some resources to help you learn the basic features and functionality of Returns.