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Avalara Partners With IQMS to Automate Sales Tax Management for Manufacturers

Integration of IQMS With Avalara Helps Manufacturers Optimize Their Operations

SEATTLE, WA and PASO ROBLES, CA – August 10, 2016 – Avalara, Inc., a leading provider of tax compliance automation for business, and IQMS, a leading manufacturing ERP software and manufacturing execution system (MES) authority, today announced that IQMS has joined Avalara's community 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.

IQMS software uniquely combines robust enterprise resource planning (ERP) and MES functionality into one comprehensive system designed to help manufacturers optimize their operations. As a result of this partnership, IQMS users can now benefit from Avalara, which automatically calculates applicable taxes, fees, and surcharges for every billing line item, in real-time.

Avalara helps reduce the tedious work and complexity of calculating taxes for millions of products and services across the U.S., Canada, Europe, and dozens of other international jurisdictions, giving users more time to focus on driving their own business success. In addition, IQMS customers can add Avalara's tax return preparation, filing, and remittance services.

"Our IQMS system gives customers a unified view across their manufacturing operations, business processes, and supply chain that empowers them to compete more effectively in today's global market," said Gary Nemmers, IQMS CEO. "Through our partnership with Avalara, we are extending on this commitment by providing the manufacturing industry with the ability to easily manage and remain up-to-date on the increasingly complicated tax regulations they face."

Pascal Van Dooren, chief revenue officer at Avalara, said, "IQMS provides industry leading ERP software solutions to help manufacturing enterprises stay lean, agile and competitive. Our partnership allows Avalara to provide its comprehensive solutions to IQMS manufacturing customers in a fast, easy and cost effective way. In today's digital world it just doesn't make sense to manually manage sales tax. We're pleased to welcome IQMS into our community."

For more than a decade, Avalara has pioneered innovations in tax compliance for businesses of all sizes. Today, Avalara integrates with hundreds of ERP systems, billing platforms, accounting packages, ecommerce shopping carts, Point of Sale systems, and mobile payment platforms.

About Avalara

Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transactional taxes, including VAT, sales and use, excise, communications, and other tax types. We deliver comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are fast, accurate, and easy to use. Avalara's Compliance Cloud™ platform helps customers manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities throughout the world.

Avalara offers hundreds of pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications. Each year, the company processes billions of tax transactions for customers and users, files hundreds of thousands of tax compliance documents and tax returns, 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, Technology Crossover Ventures, Arthur Ventures, and other institutional and individual investors. Avalara's headquarters are in Seattle, WA and it has offices across the U.S. and in Brighton and London, England; Brussels, Belgium; and Pune, India. More information at:

About IQMS

IQMS uniquely combines ERP and manufacturing execution system (MES) functionality to give manufacturers a comprehensive end-to-end suite for running the business, backed by the real-time performance and scalability that companies demand. Developed specifically for mid-market repetitive, discrete and batch process manufacturers, IQMS provides robust capabilities for addressing strict customer and regulatory certification and compliance. IQMS achieves this by delivering traditional ERP functionality for accounting, sales orders, material requirements, inventory and purchasing, plus extended native features for CRM, human resources, production scheduling, shop floor control, warehouse and quality modules. With offices across North America, Europe and Asia, IQMS serves manufacturers around the world. For more information, please visit

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