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Avalara’s Sales Tax SaaS Partnerships Continue to Grow

AvaTax now available for Business Systems Integrators’ customers

Bainbridge Island, WA – May, 1, 2012 – Avalara (, the leader and visionary in sales tax automation for businesses of all sizes, today announced Business Systems Integrators, LLC, developers of BSI Suite, has joined Avalara’s growing list of certified Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) partners as the preferred provider of integration for the Exact Macola Progression and Exact ES products from Exact Software.

Avalara’s OEM partners are software publishers that integrate Avalara’s software as a service (SaaS) offering for sales tax management directly into their own applications, typically under their own brand name. Avalara has concentrated on building OEM relationships since its inception and today its partner applications span all platforms, including enterprise resource planning (ERP) and financial/accounting, point of sale (POS), ecommerce, mcommerce, compliance, and customer relationship management (CRM) systems.

BSI is committed to providing solid, easy-to-use integration with Avatax for Exact products users,” said Larry Knoch, President & CEO of Business Systems Integrators (BSI), “our integration with Avalara will allow BSI users to easily manage and remain up-to-date on increasingly complicated tax regulations.”

CEO and Founder Scott McFarlane said, “The rapid growth of our OEM partnerships represents a milestone on our quest to become the de facto transactional tax service provider across all applications and channels.  As one of America’s fastest-growing companies, Avalara is proud to welcome Business Systems Integrators into our ever-expanding community.”

About Avalara
Avalara is the leader and visionary in sales tax automation for businesses of all sizes. It simplifies the complexity associated with sales and use tax and – in the process – makes compliance achievable by all.

Avalara partners with nearly 150 of the world’s leading accounting and commercial software publishers to accomplish this. Its web-based offering provides the most complete set of transactional tax compliance services available, including tax calculation, exemption certificate management and returns processing. It also offers 1099 filing and reporting.

Avalara serves thousands of customers worldwide, files and remits more than $10 billion in sales and use tax collections per year, and delivers more than 750 million transactions annually.

Established in 2004, Avalara is a founding member and Certified Service Provider of the Streamlined Sales Tax initiative and one of the fastest-growing companies in America. It employees more than 250 professionals at its headquarters on Bainbridge Island, WA and offices in Seattle; Irvine, San Diego and Rocklin, CA; Falls Church, VA and Pune, India.

About Business Systems Integrators, LLC

Business Systems Integrators, LLC provides add-on and integration products that integrate best-of-breed solutions with Macola’s Progression Series, ES and Globe product lines.  BSI is Microsoft-certified and has been producing add-on products for ERP for fourteen years. Our product lines include – AvaTax integration, EDI, Supply Chain, eCommerce, Agile PDM Integration, TeleSales, Point of Sale, Recipe Management, Order Integration and more!