Sacha Wilson is Avalara’s Director of Sales for EMEA, helping businesses of all size automate the complexities of global tax compliance. Prior to joining Avalara in 2014, he spent more than 20 years in e-commerce sales and management at blue-chips such as Amazon and Arcelor-Mittal, As well as several dotcom start-ups. Over 11 years at Amazon he led various teams involved in growing Amazon’s EU Marketplace as well as launching new seller programmes including Fulfilment by Amazon, Amazon Payments and Product Ads. He brings a depth in understanding of ecommerce and the tax issues facing European businesses involved in global trade.
Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transactional taxes, including VAT, sales and use, excise, communications, and other tax types. Our comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are fast, accurate, and easy to use. Our Compliance Cloud™ platform helps customers manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance tasks imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities throughout the world. Avalara offers more than 500 hundred pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications. Each year, we process billions of indirect tax transactions, file hundreds of thousands of tax compliance documents and tax returns, and manage millions of exemption certificates and other compliance related documents. Avalara’s headquarters are in Seattle, WA and we have offices across the US, UK, Brazil, Belgium and India. More information at: www.avalara.com
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