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CCH Tax Compliance, Knowledge Concepts Form Strategic Partnership
(TORRANCE, CA., October 16, 2002) – CCH Tax Compliance has
announced completion of a partnership agreement with Knowledge
Concepts, Inc. under which the companies will form a strategic
CCH Tax Compliance is a leading supplier of software for tax and
accounting professionals. It offers The ProSystem fx® Office,
a powerful, integrated suite that includes modules for tax compliance,
tax planning, trial balance, fixed assets, practice management,
paperless tax and audit engagements and web site development.
Knowledge Concepts is the developer of FirmWorks software, which
provides sales force automation, customer relationship management and
process automation functionality for accounting firms.
With this partnership, Knowledge Concepts will recommend ProSystem fx®
Practice as their preferred practice management software, while
CCH Tax Compliance will focus on lead generation and sharing,
co-sponsored direct mailings and cross-advertising to ProSystem fx Practice
customers, as well as provide a link from the ProSystem fx web
site to the Knowledge Concepts site.
Moving Towards A Paperless Practice
FirmWorks is a browser-based application that allows firms to
leverage their investment in ProSystem fx Practice, helping the
professional better manage their practice in a paperless environment.
ProSystem fx Practice data can be automatically integrated with
FirmWorks, reducing the need to maintain multiple databases.
FirmWorks provides a single access point for all of the firm's
information and also offers a strong client relationship management
In addition to strong time and billing features and comprehensive
project tracking capabilities, ProSystem fx Practice is
integrated with ProSystem fx Tax to allow seamless tracking of
time and invoice charges related to tax preparation.
"ProSystem fx Practice and FirmWorks work well
together," said Kevin Robert, president and CEO of CCH Tax
Compliance. "Firms will benefit by combining Practice’s
comprehensive client, staff and project data, along with its powerful
billing and accounts receivables features with FirmWorks’ client
relationship management and resource management capabilities. The
result is a solution that will meet all of a firm’s needs."
"We are very pleased that CCH will be representing FirmWorks,"
said Tom C. Davis, CPA and president of Knowledge Concepts.
"CCH has an excellent reputation for its superior products
and FirmWorks complements their offerings well. We also see many
opportunities to increase the integration between CCH products and
About Knowledge Concepts, Inc.
Knowledge Concepts (www.knowledge.org)
has offices in Atlanta and Valdosta, GA. For further information,
contact John Stein, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at
About CCH Tax Compliance
Headquartered in Torrance, CA, CCH Tax Compliance is a leading
supplier of software for tax and accounting professionals. It offers
The ProSystem fx Office, a powerful, integrated suite that
includes modules for tax compliance, tax planning, trial balance,
fixed assets, practice management, paperless tax and audit engagements,
and web site development.
About CCH INCORPORATED
CCH INCORPORATED, headquartered in Riverwoods, Ill., was
founded in 1913 and has served four generations of business
professionals and their clients. The company produces more than 700
electronic and print products for the tax, legal, securities,
insurance, human resources, health care and small business markets.
CCH is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wolters Kluwer North America. The
CCH web site can be accessed at www.cch.com.
The CCH tax and accounting web site can be accessed at tax.cchgroup.com.
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