Broadleaf Commerce, the open source software provider for customized eCommerce solutions, today announced it is enhancing its sales tax module with Avalara's Matrix Master™ service, one of the world?s largest databases of Universal Product Codes with specialized sales taxability data.

Avalara, Inc., is a leading provider of cloud-based software delivering compliance solutions related to sales tax, VAT and other transactional taxes. Broadleaf Commerce has been a certified Avalara solution partner since 2013, integrating Avalara's software as a service (SaaS) offering for sales tax management directly into its own applications.

As a result of this evolving partnership, Broadleaf Commerce customers will soon have access to Avalara's patented, multi-state, product taxability database that maintains taxability information for more than 10 million products in thousands of tax jurisdictions across the U.S. Avalara's Matrix Master service is widely used by top storefront and ecommerce retailers throughout North America.

"We're pleased to augment Avalara's sales tax calculations within Broadleaf Commerce by offering their Matrix Master service, as well," said Kelly Tisdell, Vice President of Services and Integration at Broadleaf Commerce. :"Our improved offering will help Broadleaf customers easily manage their sales tax requirements despite increasingly complicated sales tax regulations."

Avalara pioneered a web-based compliance platform for sales tax automation more than a decade ago and now provides an end-to-end suite of transactional tax compliance services for businesses of all sizes. Today, its SaaS solution integrates into numerous ERP systems, accounting packages, ecommerce shopping carts, Point of Sale systems, and mobile payment platforms.

About Avalara
Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with sales tax, excise tax, VAT, 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, Technology Crossover Ventures, Arthur Ventures, and other institutional and individual investors. Avalara employs more than 800 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:

About Broadleaf Commerce, LLC
Broadleaf Commerce provides best of breed solutions for enabling commerce innovation. Broadleaf maintains an open-source eCommerce framework and complimentary commercial offerings targeted at facilitating the development of unique, innovative, enterprise-class, commerce-driven sites by providing a robust data and services model, a rich administration platform, and specialized tooling that takes care of core commerce functionality providing the framework for companies such as The Container Store, Pep Boys, and Vology. For more information, visit: