About us

VATlive.com is one of the leading global online resources for timely tax news, insight and rate changes, providing a wealth of daily information and expert insight on EU and global indirect tax schemes.

This includes country-specific guides on tax rates, returns, registrations and filings, referenced by hundreds of thousands of unique visitors each year.  Content is provided by a number of leading tax community sources, helping multi-national businesses understand the complexities of cross-border trading.

Avalara, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based transactional tax compliance solutions, acquired VATlive.com in 2014, adding to its portfolio of well-maintained, accurate tax content to support the world’s merchants with indirect tax compliance obligations.  Avalara already serves the market with its existing TaxRates.com portal, which provides all businesses with a free online tool and downloadable tax rate data to help navigate the complexities of U.S. sales tax.

Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with sales tax, VAT, GST, excise tax and other transactional tax requirements by delivering comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are fast, accurate and easy to use.  Avalara’s end-to-end suite of solutions is designed to effectively manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities in the United States and internationally.

Avalara offers hundreds of pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications.  The company processes millions of tax transactions for customers and free users every day, files hundreds of thousands of transactional tax returns per year, and manages millions of exemption certificates and other compliance related documents.

A privately held company, Avalara’s venture capital investors include Sageview Capital, Battery Ventures, Warburg Pincus, Arthur Ventures, and other institutional and individual investors.  Avalara employs more than 750 people at its headquarters on Bainbridge Island, WA and in offices across the U.S. and in London, England and Pune, India.  More information at: www.avalara.com