Vice President of U.S. Tax Policy and Government Relations
Scott Peterson is Avalara's Vice President of U.S. Tax Policy and Government Relations. He has over 30 years experience working in tax policy and legislation, having been the first Executive Director of the Streamlined Sales Tax governing board and the former COO of an organization devoted to making sales tax simpler and more uniform for the benefit of business. Scott also served ten years as the Director of the South Dakota Sales Tax Division and twelve years providing research and legal writing for the South Dakota Legislature.
Avalara, Inc., is the leader in sales tax and compliance automation in the cloud. Avalara makes sales tax compliance simple and automatic for thousands of customers every day. Its SaaS-based solutions span the compliance spectrum; each year these solutions deliver billions of tax decisions, manage millions of exemption certificates, file hundreds of thousands of sales tax returns, and remit billions of tax dollars to states nationwide and countries internationally. Recognized as one of America’s fastest growing technology companies, Avalara is integrated with leading ERP and ecommerce software systems that serve millions of businesses. Founded in 2004 and privately-held, Avalara employs over 1,000 people from its Seattle headquarters and 15 offices globally.
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