Vertex SMB Introduces
Sales, Use Tax Connector

Vertex SMB introduced a sales and use tax connector for QuickBooks. The connector allows QuickBooks users to utilize the Vertex SMB sales and use tax solution to perform calculations on invoices, look up tax rates, prepare and file returns, and maintain product taxability. Vertex SMB enables calculations and returns in a single, cloud-based solution.

"Accounting professionals and businesses of any size are now able to use the same base platform that the world's largest companies trust for sales and use tax compliance. We have designed the Vertex SMB solution for ease of use so businesses can get up and running quickly and affordably," said David Henkin, Vice President and General Manager at Vertex SMB.

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New Replicon Apps
Help Users Optimize Time

Replicon announced it will deliver iOS-based business applications. Replicon has also unveiled a new mobile application in the App Store that helps businesses of all sizes book time off, approve timesheets, time-off requests and expenses, and transfer data to payroll for instant processing. Replicon's team of iOS developers has been working to develop solutions from deployment to management, which, according to the company, will continue to transform the way that people work.

"Apple's strong position in enterprise mobility aligns with our mobile-first strategy and goals to develop an ecosystem that continues to transform the way that people interact with their customers, partners, and peers," said Raj Narayanaswamy, Co-founder and Co-CEO of Replicon.

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First Data Appoints New CFO

First Data announced that Himanshu Patel has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the company. Patel has served as First Data's Executive Vice President of Strategy, Planning, and Business Development since June 2013. Since joining First Data, Patel has overseen the execution of a number of strategic acquisitions and initiatives for the company, and has been actively engaged in setting the company's financial strategy.

"With Himanshu in this new role, First Data will have a world-class executive with an in-depth knowledge of both the financial community and payments industry as we approach the next chapter of our transformation," said Frank Bisignano, Chairman and CEO of First Data.

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Arvato Becomes Newest
Avalara Solution Partner

Avalara announced that Arvato Systems North America has joined Avalara's community of certified solution partners. Avalara's solution partners are software publishers and implementation partners that integrate Avalara's software as a service offering for sales tax management directly into their own or their partners' applications.

As a result of Arvato Systems' integration efforts, hybris customers now have access to a new Commerce Infrastructure Services integration with AvaTax, Avalara's cloud-based solution, to automatically calculate the final sales tax amount on every invoice or transaction. Together, AvaTax and Avalara's address verification services allow for a full integration into the default feature set of the hybris Commerce Suite.

"The partnership with Arvato Systems North America allows Avalara to provide its comprehensive solutions to hybris customers in a fast, easy, and cost-effective way," said Pascal Van Dooren, Chief Revenue Officer at Avalara.

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