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Avalara Inks Exclusive Partnership with Vineyardsoft Corporation

Deal puts "Business Activity Monitoring" in the hands of thousands of AvaTax customers worldwide

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, Wash.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Avalara (, the leading provider of web-based sales tax automation and compliance, today announced a groundbreaking partnership with Vineyardsoft Corporation, developer of KnowledgeSync, the most widely used Business Activity Monitoring solution for the mid-market.

“From my perspective, this relationship will serve to revolutionize the sales tax industry. I couldn’t be more pleased to join forces with the market leader and to be an integral part of the revolution,” said Don Farber, Vineyardsoft’s vice president of sales and marketing. “We are bringing all Avalara customers the ability to have true event management at their fingertips, and this partnership gives AvaTax clients a range of benefits that no other sales tax solution provider can claim,” he furthered.

As part of this exclusive arrangement, Avalara will embed core notification capabilities for all AvaTax™ customers and will offer more advanced alerting, workflow, and reporting solutions. Known collectively as AvaTax Event Manager, the solutions will integrate seamlessly into the AvaTax sales tax calculation engine and dashboard, and will automatically monitor business information for critical and time-sensitive conditions.

Avalara is the developer of the award-winning AvaTax and is the solution provider of choice for Sage Software, Epicor Software, Intacct, NetSuite, Exact Software, SYSPRO, and numerous others. AvaTax integrates with ERP and e-commerce applications, and it is widely recognized throughout the industry as providing the most accurate and affordable sales tax compliance solution available.

“This is truly an exciting day for us to have been able to form a partnership with the market frontrunner in Business Activity Monitoring,” said Scott McFarlane, Avalara’s co-founder and CEO. “Both of our businesses provide valuable services and solutions to thousands of customers, and together we are bringing Avalara customers functional breadth and depth unmatched in the industry today. I couldn’t be more pleased to welcome Vineyardsoft into the Avalara family,” McFarlane added.

About Avalara

Based in Bainbridge Island, WA, Avalara is transforming the sales and use tax compliance process for businesses of all sizes by delivering advanced technology solutions that provide the fastest, easiest, most accurate, and affordable way for companies to address their statutory sales tax requirements. Chosen by nearly 10,000 businesses throughout the U.S., Canada, and abroad, and a trusted provider of over 100 million sales tax calculations annually, Avalara is the recognized leader in web-based sales tax services and solutions. For more information, please visit or contact Althea Azeff at 206-780-7000 x116.

About Vineyardsoft

Vineyardsoft Corporation is headquartered on Martha’s Vineyard, MA, and is the leading developer of Business Activity Monitoring software. Vineyardsoft’s KnowledgeSync solution enables clients to monitor and auto-respond to critical, time-sensitive business data. Winner of numerous awards and commendations, including Forbes’ 2009 “Top Productivity Enhancing Tools,” KnowledgeSync is currently installed in over 6,000 organizations around the world. Vineyardsoft’s mission is to empower clients to respond more quickly, intelligently, and profitably to the changes in an organization’s business where timing is critical to success. For more information, please visit or contact Tricia Cate at 800-850-8055, x123.


Althea Azeff, 206-780-7000 x116


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