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Avalara successfully automates GSTR 1 filing for Indian businesses

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Avalara successfully automates GSTR 1 filing for Indian businesses

October 18
10:55 2017

“The Government Council is fine tuning GST rules and regulations with each meeting as the GSTN continues to make the API updates necessary for GST automation to be possible. Avalara is meticulously tracking all of the domain and technical changes being made by the Govt to ensure complete and up to date compliance automation for our clients.” , said William Rau, Sr Director Engineering, Avalara

Pune: About 40 lakh businesses have filed their first GSTR1 for the month of July till 10th October 2017. This amounts to 62% of the total taxpayers liable to file their returns. Making the lives simpler for several businesses and stakeholders, Avalara an experienced Application Service Provider (ASP) provided the compliance automation solution known as Avalara TrustFile GST to its customers for faster and seamless GSTR 1 filing for several companies such as Trimex industries, Elcom, Walter Pack automotive, Mantri metallic, Paranjape autocast and many more.

“All our States Successfully filed (with DSC) the GSTR 1 through TrustFile GST” expressed J Ganesh Pandian in finance department of Lotte India Corporation Ltd. “We thank Avalara for the wonderful support in successful completion of our GSTR1 filing.”

Though there are still hiccups with GSTR 1 APIs from GSTN, Avalara ensured successful data upload and filing for its clients through efficient support and managed service assistance. There are several compliance solutions available in the market but it needs to be the best out of the rest and stand out amidst the complete crowd. Avalara TrustFile GST Solution has emerged as a front runner in the list with its unique propositions, aiming to simplify the GST processes for the Indian enterprises.

The next solution will be provided in the form of Reconciliation and GSTR-2 Preparation and Transmission. The Government portal provides a download of transactions in GSTR-2A, and expects users to perform reconciliation manually. Trustfile GST provides a usable extract of GSTR-2A transactions in CSV format that can be used for one-to-one matching of Invoices reported by suppliers, against the Purchases in users’ Books of Accounts.  Additionally, the solution also provides an automated mechanism to save transactions outside of the reconciliation process, in Bulk to GSTN.

William Rau, Sr Director Engineering, Avalara, stated, “The Government Council is fine tuning GST rules and regulations with each meeting as the GSTN continues to make the API updates necessary for GST automation to be possible.  Avalara is meticulously tracking all of the domain and technical changes being made by the Govt to ensure complete and up to date compliance automation for our clients.”

Avalara TrustFile GST is a cloud-based GST compliance solution providing end-to-end solutions and helps businesses of all sizes achieve GST compliance. Since the manual preparation of the GST records not only increases the costs in terms of devoting additional human resources but also makes the data susceptible to errors. Coupled with an additional advantage of prior GST experience (in Brazil and Canada) and Avalara’s experience in serving 20,000+ clients globally, Avalara TrustFile GST helps with complete automation of GST compliances, be it accounting, reconciliation or return preparation. Trustfile GST provides a huge array of benefits, including timely compliance, report generation, comparison of reports, decision making, cost-effectiveness with reduced staff, technical and online support, and more.

Avalara’s unique Pay per Use Model makes it more flexible and easy to use for the compliance professionals. With the new tax regime, there are bound to be new challenges. However, the challenges can be a stepping stone for growth while other businesses still figure out the right way.

About Avalara

Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transactional taxes, including sales and use taxes, VAT, excise, communications, and other tax types. The company delivers comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are designed to be 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 more than 580 pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications, making the integration of tax and compliance solutions easy for customers. Each year, the company processes billions of indirect tax transactions for customers and users, files more than a million tax returns and manages millions of tax exemption certificates and other compliance 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. Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S. and overseas in the U.K., Belgium, Brazil, and India. More information at www.avalara.com

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