Wendy Leonard

Solutions Consultant
(206) 465-5198

Wendy began her career in state and local tax in 1992 and moved exclusively to sales tax in 1997. Since 2002, she has been consulting with companies help them to improve their exemption certificate management processes. For many years, Wendy has presented on exemption certificate best practices for organizations such as the Chicago Tax Club, National Association of Credit Managers, IOMA, and the Credit Research Foundation. She has authored articles on exemption certificate management for Business Credit Magazine as well as an article in the Journal of MultiState Tax and Incentives. Wendy has worked for Avalara for 5 years and is currently the Product Manager for their Certificate Management software, CertCapture.

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 RecordedMarch 20, 2019  CostFREE  Course Length1.0 hour  Subject AreaTaxes (Sales Tax)  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?CFO / Controller, CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, Other, Small Business Owner