Cross-Border for Ecommerce

Go global with ease and let us handle the duty and tax

Selling cross-border is far more complex than selling domestically

Getting the duties and taxes right on cross-border sales is critical for your operations and your customers. It’s also highly complex, thanks to customs regulations and a maze of tariff codes (also known as Harmonized System/HS codes).

“You don't have to be a global trade expert to have a successful cross-border e-commerce program."

— An Analysis of the Cross-Border E-Commerce Opportunity (and challenges) for U.S. Merchants, NAPCO Research

Selling cross-border is far more complex than selling domestically

Getting the duties and taxes right on cross-border sales is critical for your operations and your customers. It’s also highly complex, thanks to customs regulations and a maze of tariff codes (also known as Harmonized System/HS codes).

“You don't have to be a global trade expert to have a successful cross-border e-commerce program."

— An Analysis of the Cross-Border E-Commerce Opportunity (and challenges) for U.S. Merchants, NAPCO Research

Avalara simplifies the process of selling internationally

Avalara’s cross-border solution makes it easier to sell anywhere in the world by automating the process of identifying and mapping tariff codes to your products and by calculating customs duties and import taxes.


“e-retail revenues are projected to grow to 6.54 trillion US dollars in 2022"

— Retail e-commerce sales worldwide from 2014 to 2023, Statista

Avalara increases efficiency and improves the customer experience

“During the calls with the Avalara Item Classification team, they really dug in to understand our products and manufacturing processes. I could tell there was a real sense of urgency, and a serious commitment to understanding our needs.”

— Performance cycling company

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Avalara AvaTax Cross-Border

AvaTax Cross-Border seamlessly calculates customs duties and import taxes (VAT, GST), wherever your business sells.

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Give customers a good experience
Automate calculation of customs duty and import tax so customers know what to expect.

Prevent costly shipping rejections
Calculate and pay duties up front, so you can lower the risk of frustrated international customers sending shipments back.

Avoid overpayment of duties
Assess duties with greater accuracy so you can avoid overpayments.

Avalara Item Classification

Avalara Item Classification uses AI to automate the process of identifying and mapping tariff codes to your products for shipment to any country and every jurisdiction in the world.

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Boost efficiencies
Get products to customers faster, while freeing your employees from the headache of figuring out HS codes and country-specific tariffs.

Increase accuracy
Have more confidence in your tariff codes, with an automated solution that’s always up to date.

Lower risk
Reduce the possibility of your products being held up in customs — so your international customers don’t face unnecessary delays.

AvaTax Cross-Border integrates with these ecommerce platforms

AvaTax Cross-Border integrates with these ecommerce platforms

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