Rootstock’s Cloud ERP Certified for Avalara’s Sales Tax Automation Solution

AvaTax now available through sales order management app

Bainbridge Island, WA – November 11, 2013 – Avalara (, a  leading provider of sales tax and compliance automation services in the cloud, today announced Rootstock Software of San Ramon, CA, a leading provider of Cloud ERP solutions for manufacturers and distributors on the world’s #1 ERP/CRM platform, has joined Avalara’s growing list of certified solution partners. Avalara’s solution partners are software publishers that integrate Avalara’s software as a service (SaaS) offering for sales tax management directly into their own applications.

As a result of this partnership, customers now use AvaTax’s capabilities from within Rootstock’s robust Sales Order Management app 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.

“We are constantly looking for ways to help our clients manage their businesses more efficiently,” said Patrick Garrehy, CEO of Rootstock. “We are confident that our integration with Avalara will allow all Rootstock clients to easily manage and remain up-to-date on increasingly complicated tax regulations with much less effort and much better accuracy than they do today.”

Pascal Van Dooren, EVP of sales and marketing at Avalara said, “This strategic partnership allows Avalara to provide its industry leading compliance solutions to all Rootstock customers in a fast, easy and affordable way. In today’s electronic world it just doesn’t make sense to manually manage sales tax. We’re pleased to welcome them into our ever-expanding community.”

Since its founding nearly a decade ago, Avalara has pioneered the service-based platform for tax automation and emerged as the dominant player in this market by leading the automation effort for financial, ecommerce, POS and mobility applications for businesses. Today Avalara’s SaaS solution provides a complete set of transactional tax compliance services developed specifically to serve the needs of small to mid-sized businesses.

About Avalara

Avalara makes sales tax compliance simple and automatic for thousands of customers every day. Its SaaS-based, sales tax and compliance automation software solutions span the compliance spectrum; each year these solutions process billions of financial transactions, manage millions of exemption certificates, file hundreds of thousands of sales tax returns, and remit billions of tax dollars to states nationwide.

Recognized as one of America’s fastest growing technology companies, Avalara is integrated with leading ERP and E-commerce software systems that serve millions of small to medium sized businesses. Founded in 2004 and privately-held, Avalara’s venture capital investors include Battery Ventures, Sageview Capital and other institutional and individual investors. Avalara employs more than 500 people at its headquarters on Bainbridge Island, WA and in offices across the U.S. and in Pune, India. More information at:

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