Nichol MacDonald

Vice President of Compliance Services
(855) 259-3274

As Vice President of Compliance Services, Nichol MacDonald leads Avalara’s Managed Returns Services across sales & use, lodging, beverage alcohol, and telecommunications tax verticals. Most recently, she completed her executive certification in Blockchain for Business through Columbia University.

Nichol has been with Avalara for 5+ years and is based out of Raleigh/Durham, N.C.  Prior to joining Avalara, Nichol was a partner at Blackwell & Boyd Wealth Management after leading in a variety of finance and operations roles at Symantec.

About Us: Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transactional taxes, including sales and use, VAT, excise, communications, and other tax types. The company delivers comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are designed to be fast, accurate, and easy to use. We automate and simplify governmental compliance processes, including tax determination, exemption certificate management, and tax return preparation, filing, and remittance. Avalara’s Compliance Cloud™ platform helps customers manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities throughout the world. Avalara offers more than 500 hundred pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications making the integration of tax and compliance solutions easy for customers. Each year, the company processes billions of indirect tax transactions for customers and users, files more than a million tax returns and other compliance documents. 

Archived Webinars Offered


Date RecordedJanuary 13, 2021  CostFREE  Course Length1.0 hour  Subject AreaTaxes (Sales Tax)  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, CPA - large firm, Other, Small Business Owner