NEWS
Apr 22, 2010

Americaneagle.com Inks Partnership with SpeedTax, Allowing e-Commerce Customers to Outsource Sales Tax Complexity and Risk

Americaneagle.com today announced a strategic partnership with SpeedTax, a provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), fully-automated sales tax management. SpeedTax now delivers a fully-integrated, automated sales tax solution for the Americaneagle.com idev® e-commerce platform, giving existing and prospective Americaneagle.com customers the most accurate, affordable, easy-to-use sales tax calculation service available today.

"Our customers are asking for an affordable, automated sales tax solution that integrates quickly and easily with their e-commerce platform, and is always up-to-date with taxability rules, rates and boundaries," said Anthony Svanascini, CEO at Americaneagle.com. "SpeedTax provides the most flexible solution for getting our customers up and running quickly with a sales tax service that works seamlessly in an e-retail environment. In addition, their ability to provide tax calculations at the address level, with sub-second latency, made their solution the right choice for our valued customers."

"We're very pleased to offer our service to Americaneagle.com customers, and to provide a cost-effective alternative to e-tailers who need a scalable sales tax solution backed up by the industry's best customer service and support," said David Lahey, EVP of Sales and Marketing at SpeedTax. "Online merchants are becoming much more aware of compliance liability as they expand their business to multiple states or even multiple jurisdictions. Today's announcement delivers a turn-key solution that alleviates tremendous sales tax headaches, and helps businesses avoid hefty audit-related fines."

The SpeedTax solution for Americaneagle.com has been tested and approved by the Streamlined Sales Tax (SST) Governing Board, earning the Certified Solution Provider designation, and providing the highest possible level of protection in the event of a sales tax audit. In addition, SpeedTax for the Americaneagle.com idev® e-commerce platform is fully PCI-Compliant, ensuring the highest security standards for account data protection.

About SpeedTax

SpeedTax is an affordable, easy-to-use, and technologically advanced Software-as-a-Service sales and use tax solution. SpeedTax performs real-time, automated sales tax calculations, integrates seamlessly with its customers' financial or e-commerce systems, and provides automatic returns preparation and filing, while enabling reporting, treasury management and audit defense with sophisticated, web-based compliance management and reporting tools. SpeedTax helps businesses of all sizes to accurately and affordably outsource the most tedious, repetitious and time-consuming aspects of sales tax compliance – researching, calculating, posting, reporting and remitting sales taxes – while simultaneously acquiring the ability to better manage their business via online, real-time access to sales tax data. For more information, visit www.speedtax.com.

About Americaneagle.com

Americaneagle.com is an industry leader in Website design, development, hosting, and marketing. Since 1995, Americaneagle.com has completed over 4,000 Web projects for nearly every type and size of organization, including many online retailers and wholesalers. Some e-commerce clients include: Hobby Lobby, Chicago Bears, WeatherTech.com, Ron Jon Surf Shop, Leonisa, Fannie May Candies, and Caswell-Massey. These companies and many others have seen proven results in the areas of site design and usability, online sales, and backend operations with Americaneagle.com's idev® ecommerce platform. The idev® platform is a custom solution, equipped with the tools and flexibility needed to meet the unique and ever-changing demands of your business and audience on the Web. For more information visit www.americaneagle.com.