Avalara Returns Communications

Manage compliance reporting for communications taxes
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Avalara Returns for Communications provides tax filing, regulatory reporting, and remittance services for companies in the communications industry, including those offering wireless, wireline, cable, satellite, internet, unified communications, SaaS, IoT and other traditional and non-traditional communications services. By acting as your compliance department and automating filing processes, Avalara saves you time, reduces your costs, and ensures your ongoing compliance with extremely complex tax regulations in thousands of jurisdictions.

Simplified Operations

Avalara handles all the tedious and time consuming monthly work of aggregating tax data, preparing schedules and returns, making payments, and reconciling accounts. Instead of spending time on day-to-day compliance operations, you’ll simply review your returns and payments in our online portal, thus freeing your time to focus on more strategic projects.

Tax Compliance

By replacing error-prone manual processes with automation and tracking over 70,000 jurisdictions for communications regulation changes, our team of tax experts, including attorneys and CPAs, can ensure tax accuracy, meet filing deadlines, and reduce the risk of audit liability.

Lower Tax and IT Costs

Many communications companies spend considerable resources, both internal and external, manually preparing returns and managing all aspects of compliance operations. Returns for Communications automates and optimizes the entire process based on our extensive industry experience, resulting in lower tax compliance costs. In addition, IT costs for data integration, systems maintenance, and reporting are eliminated.

Business Agility

Regardless of what new communications services or geographic expansion you may have planned, Returns for Communications is ready. By eliminating the traditional lead time for tax compliance readiness, you’ll have the operational agility to move quickly on new business opportunities.

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Complete Compliance Service
Avalara acts as your compliance department, handling license registrations and renewals, tax and regulatory returns, payment processing, account reconciliation, notice handling, and audit support.
Service and Tax Transparency
Using monthly filing calendars and an online compliance portal, you’ll have instant access to your returns. Detailed tax reports ensure easy account reconciliation.
Exceptional Service
Your dedicated compliance team understands your business and makes sure you get the answers you need. Communications tax experts track jurisdiction and regulatory changes to ensure ongoing compliance.
Comprehensive Solution
Avalara takes care of all of your communications tax requirements by integrating tax calculation, research, monitoring, compliance filing and professional services under one umbrella.