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Aria Systems

May 24, 2012 09:00 ET

Aria Systems Announces Partnership With Avalara

Leaders in Subscription Billing and Sales Tax Automation Join Forces to Manage and Simplify Sales Tax for Online Merchants

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - May 24, 2012) - Aria Systems, the leading provider of cloud billing and subscription management solutions, today announced that it has entered into a partnership with Avalara, the market leader and visionary in sales tax automation for businesses of all sizes. As part of the agreement, Aria Systems will integrate Avalara's AvaTax with the Aria Subscription Billing Platform. The combination of Aria Systems' industry-leading subscription billing solution with Avalara's efficiency-enhancing service for transactional tax management will enable businesses of any size to quickly and easily meet tax-related requirements through one solution.

Avalara is a SaaS, cloud-based, transaction-tax solution that integrates directly into existing workflow processes. The company's AvaTax tax decision engine reduces audit risk with cloud-based sales tax services that make it simple to calculate rates, manage exemption certificates, file forms and remit payments. Avalara serves thousands of registered users globally and calculates VAT, sales and use taxes on approximately 750 million transactions annually. It also manages more than 1.5 million exemption certificates, submits approximately 500,000 returns and files and remits nearly $10 billion in sales and use tax collections per year.

"In an ever-changing tax landscape, an end-to-end sales tax compliance solution is essential for organizations with a subscription commerce-based business model," said Tom Dibble, president and CEO, Aria Systems. "Avalara understands the complexity of calculating, collecting, reporting on and remitting taxes across multiple jurisdictions for e-commerce merchants. Through this partnership, we'll be able to offer our customers a business critical, cloud-based billing solution that alleviates the headaches and resource drain of sales tax return preparation, filing and remittance."

"Avalara makes tax compliance attainable for all by providing a fast, easy way to calculate and remit indirect taxes that is as accurate and affordable for small and mid-sized businesses as it is for large corporations," said Scott McFarlane, founder and CEO, Avalara. "For Aria Systems, our integrated solution will help its customers simplify the complexity associated with sales tax management, giving them more time to focus on growing the business."

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Aria Systems is the leading provider of cloud billing and subscription management solutions for Global 2000 companies. The Aria Subscription Billing Platform is the industry's only advanced subscription billing solution capable of managing the entire subscriber life cycle for all recurring revenue models as a company grows and expands its business. Disney, Pitney Bowes, Red Hat, Ingersoll Rand, DreamWorks, EMC, Internap, VMware, Taleo and Hootsuite all rely on Aria Systems for fast time-to-market, low operational costs and monetization flexibility. For more information about Aria Systems, visit

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