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We’ve created a library of resources to help communications tax industry professionals keep up to date on the latest challenges and solutions in the market. You can also find some great information about Avalara for Communications and our customers.

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The communications industry is in a state of rapid change. While this advancement is often good for the consumer, it has a trickle down effect on tax calculation and compliance. This webinar takes a deep-dive look at how four big, hot topics in the communications industry are affecting taxes. Watch Now
What Communications Service Providers Need to Know
The rise of the digital economy is forever transforming how we work and live-and altering entire business models for communications service providers (CSPs). Download Now
Taxing the Internet of Things
The growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) is staggering. According to industry estimates, $6 trillion will be spent to connect 24 billion IoT devices to the internet by 2020. IoT is predicted to be the largest device market in the world by 2019. Download Now
Automation keeps you competitive
The communications industry is in a state of extreme change. Both the services that these companies offer and the way they are delivered is changing in variety and complexity. Download Now
Communications Tax Impacts of VoIP Services
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is officially everywhere. From conference rooms to living room couches, it’s become a communication method of choice — both at home and at work. Download Now
Accurately Identifying Customer Locations
All communications service providers (CSPs), from wireline to wireless to VoIP and from emerging companies to established corporations, face a similar set of challenges. There are regulatory fees to track, nexus requirements to determine and tax on tax calculations to get right. Download Now
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The communications industry changes every day. The rapid pace of tech trends, innovations, mergers, and acquisitions—not to mention the ever-evolving political landscape—all impact the taxation of services ranging from wireless and VoIP to unified communications and managed services. Download Now
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Anyone who works in the realm of 3Gs, 4Gs and Internet protocols knows this: Rapid adoption of new technologies has forever changed how we communicate. Cellular networks, cable, satellite, VoIP and a multitude of... Download Now
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This whitepaper will serve as an introduction to the Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA) and the Marketplace Fairness Act, with a specific focus on what their passage might mean for CSPs, and how they should prepare for tax compliance. Download Now
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A significant, market-changing event has occurred -- the FCC has reclassified broadband as a Title II service. This whitepaper explores key implications for Communications Service Providers. Download Now
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Communications providers continue to evolve varied services, often bundled together. These range from telephone services through VOIP, data, wireless and cable TV. Regulatory bodies have scrambled to implement guidelines on how these services are to be taxed. The result is murky. Download Now
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In this infographic, Avalara explores a 2015 TechValidate™ study of organizations using Avalara for Communications. The study revealed customers saved time and resources, reduced errors and improved compliance. Download Now
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Avalara for Communications helps organizations across the communications industry manage complex tax compliance. Learn more in this 2 minute animated video. Watch Now