CCH Adds Commonly Asked Questions to Ernst & Young Online Tax Advisor Offerings

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., February 27, 2004) – Subscribers researching state tax issues on the CCH Tax Research NetWork from CCH INCORPORATED (CCH), a leading supplier of tax information and software, can now benefit from the hundreds of specific factual analyses offered in Ernst & Young Commonly Asked Questions, part of the Ernst & Young Online Tax Advisor.

"This latest addition to our state tax research offerings lets subscribers benefit from the analysis of experienced researchers dealing with hundreds of real-life tax questions," said Mary Ann Dean, director of product management for CCH’s Federal and State Tax group.

Ernst & Young Commonly Asked Questions consists of 500 memorandums answering state income and franchise tax questions and another 500 memorandums on sales and use tax questions. Topics range from apportionment of income to taxation of custom software, from net operating losses to catalog sales. The memorandums can be searched with the full functionality of the Tax Research NetWork, allowing researchers to quickly find relevant memorandums.

"By looking at Ernst & Young Commonly Asked Questions, researchers can discover fruitful lines for further research in CCH state tax libraries or they may wish to submit a question regarding their unique set of facts to the Ernst & Young Online Tax Advisor for individualized, paid research with a delivery time of their choosing," Dean added.


Availability and Pricing

Ernst & Young Commonly Asked Questions is available at no additional charge to users of the CCH Tax Research NetWork whose subscriptions include CCH state tax materials.


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The Online Tax Advisor is an electronically connected network of Ernst & Young tax professionals who stand ready to help CPAs and accountants in both public practice and industry. These professionals provide written tax advice on a wide range of issues in a timeframe of the client’s choosing. They research each question, draft a response and have it reviewed by another professional before the completed response is returned. All responses meet Ernst & Young’s rigorous quality standards.


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CCH INCORPORATED, headquartered in Riverwoods, Ill., was founded in 1913 and has served more than four generations of business professionals and their clients. CCH is a Wolters Kluwer company. The CCH Federal and State Tax group, CCH Tax Compliance and Aspen Publishers Tax and Accounting group comprise the Tax and Accounting unit. The unit’s web site can be accessed at

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