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Step 1. Background check

As your fiscal representative, Avalara is jointly and severally liable for your VAT liability. For that reason, our payment partner LianLian Pay will conduct a background check. This mandatory background check will verify your identity, perform anti-money laundering checks as mandated by the AML regulation, and assess your suitability as a customer. We will use some of the information you provide during the registration process for your background checks but additional information may be required. The background check will not affect your credit rating.

Once Avalara has been appointed as your fiscal representative, we will conduct periodic checks to meet regulatory requirements. That means you may be contacted occasionally for information to complete these checks.

Once you have passed the background check we’ll let you know, and we can then proceed with your VAT registration.


Next > Step 2. Bank guarantee

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