Content, Data, and Insights

Content Generation for POS

Improve tax compliance at your point of sale online and offline.

Content, Data, and Insights

Content Generation for POS

Improve tax compliance at your point of sale online and offline.

Benefits of Avalara Content Generation for POS

Reduce risk of audits and noncompliance with more accurate and timely content

Increase efficiency with automated resources and replace manual compliance processes

Improve customer experience at checkout with prompt tax calculation via the cloud or offline

Gain flexibility and control over tax content data and processes

Tax content for rates, rules, and more delivered directly to you

Save time and run your business smoothly while you stay on top of sales tax

Content Generation for POS gives you the up-to-date data you need to keep sales moving and customers happy, even if you’re offline.

Your POS system may not be equipped to keep up with tax changes and other complex situations.

Learn how to simplify sales tax for your POS system and keep your brick-and-mortar business in compliance.

Reliable sales tax data for brick-and-mortar businesses

Content Generation for POS empowers point-of-sale systems to confidently handle complicated sales tax scenarios, even offline.

This makes it perfect for the following industries:

Retail

Food service

Arts and entertainment

Any business with POS systems

Save time and help ensure up-to-date tax rates in your POS system

Updating POS systems manually to keep sales tax information current is a burden for brick-and-mortar businesses.

Manual POS processes can also expose your business to:

Excessive time loss

Outdated rates that can put you at risk of under- or over-collecting tax

System downtime that can result in unhappy customers and costs absorbed by your business

Content Generation for POS delivers up-to-date tax data on your schedule, so you can access it whenever and however you need.

Keep your POS system prepared for complex tax situations

Content Generation for POS provides your system with the sales tax information required to easily process different tax scenarios consistently across multiple POS systems (like over-the-counter, kiosks, wireless systems, and more).

Take advantage of Content Generation for POS for the following:

Sales tax holidays

Multiple locations

Threshold taxes

and more

Simplify the maintenance of sales tax content for your POS system in five easy steps

STEP
01

Sign up for your Avalara AvaTax account and configure your profile.

STEP
02

Identify the content needed at your locations.

STEP
03

Schedule your content delivery format, method, and frequency, and set up communication preferences.

STEP
04

Receive up-to-date content relevant to your business.

STEP
05

Upload your sales tax content and confirm it works within your POS system.

Connect with Avalara to start improving sales tax compliance for your POS system.

Simplify the maintenance of sales tax content for your POS system in five easy steps

STEP

01

Sign up for your Avalara AvaTax account and configure your profile.

STEP

02

Identify the content needed at your locations.

STEP

03

Schedule your content delivery format, method, and frequency, and set up communication preferences.

STEP

04

Receive up-to-date content relevant to your business.

STEP

05

Upload your sales tax content and confirm it works within your POS system.

Connect with Avalara to start improving sales tax compliance for your POS system.

Simplify the maintenance of sales tax content for your POS system in five easy steps

STEP

01

Sign up for your Avalara AvaTax account and configure your profile.

STEP

02

Identify the content needed at your locations.

STEP

03

Schedule your content delivery format, method, and frequency, and set up communication preferences.

STEP

04

Receive up-to-date content relevant to your business.

STEP

05

Upload your sales tax content and confirm it works within your POS system.

Connect with Avalara to start improving sales tax compliance for your POS system.

Frequently asked questions

Learn how Content Generation for POS identifies tax content that works with your point-of-sale system.

Yes, you'll need to sign up for an Avalara AvaTax account and configure your profile to use Content Generation for POS. However, you're not under any obligation to use AvaTax for your online sales tax calculations.

Content Generation for POS uses information you configure in your Avalara account, such as store locations and products sold, to inform what data needs to be pulled from the Avalara content database for your business.

Content Generation for POS transforms the data pulled from our extensive content database into a standardized output so you can easily transform the data into your POS system’s format.

This greatly reduces the need for, and in many cases removes the burden of, custom development and makes your data transformation process more transparent.

Content Generation for POS is designed to work with the most widely used POS systems. Speak with an Avalara sales tax specialist to ask about your system.

You can configure your content delivery methods (e.g., FTP or downloading from a server), frequency, and output formats (e.g., file naming conventions and extensions) as needed. This can be done during setup then updated as your preferences change.

Avalara Content Generation for POS currently provides tax data for U.S. sales and use tax jurisdictions and all Canadian provinces and territories.

Pricing is determined by your number of locations and content requirements. Connect with a sales tax specialist for a quote.

AvaTax lets you do online tax calculations by calling out to Avalara through the cloud. Content Generation for POS facilitates offline calculation needs by providing you the content required to do calculations in your POS system. In many cases, brick-and-mortar businesses use both online and offline calculation capabilities.

Start getting custom, up-to-date content for your POS system

Ready to change how your POS system does business? Speak with a sales tax specialist about your tax content solution today.

Connect with Avalara for the content you need to do tax compliance right