New Tax Return Preparation Library Added to CCH Learning Center

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., February 15, 2006) – CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business and a leading provider of tax and accounting information, CPE courses, productivity software and services, has added the CCH Specialty Library: Tax Return Preparation to the CCH Learning Center. The CCH Learning Center ( is an extensive web-based library of more than 200 interactive, self-study continuing professional education (CPE) courses on a wide range of topics totaling more than 575 hours of CPE credit. The CCH Learning Center offers a variety of libraries and product offerings to meet a range of practice area and CPE needs for accounting and tax professionals.

“Two highly-recognized tax experts, commentators and educators – Sidney Kess, CPA, JD, LL.M. and Barbara Weltman, JD – authored these practical tax compliance courses,” said Cynthia Kaplan, CCH product manager. “Perfect for staff training or refreshers for seasoned tax preparers, they review all the essentials of federal tax return preparation in a straightforward, easy-to-understand manner.”

The Tax Return Preparation Specialty Library offers a comprehensive review of tax preparation for individuals, corporations, partnerships, estates and trusts. The engaging, web-based self-study CPE courses provide current, line-by-line guidance through the preparation of Forms 1040, 1041, 1120, 1120S, 1065 and 706.

Courses provide planning tips and practice development ideas, along with links to sources of additional information within CCH® Tax Research Network™ (TRN).* Insightful supplementary articles that provide additional information on the course topic and practice aids to help users apply the knowledge gained are also included in each course. This Library includes 34 courses worth more than 115 CPE credits on current information impacting tax preparation. A free TRN training course is also available on the CCH Learning Center which provides two hours of CPE credit.

*Requires a subscription to TRN.

About the CCH Learning Center

The CCH Learning Center provides access to online CPE subscriptions, online grading for CPE print courses, web-based self-study courses and audio seminars. CCH Learning Center course content is up-to-date, with practical tips, comments, observations and guidance to help practitioners not only understand the rules, but also apply them to client or business situations. Courses in the CCH Learning Center include valuable practice aids, such as client letters, worksheets, flow charts, tables, graphs, checklists, insightful supplement readings, forms and schedules to help users retain and apply the course information into practice.

CCH Learning Center courses are developed by leading practitioners, educators and speakers, who bring their knowledge and insights to help users handle today’s tough and evolving practice challenges. CCH is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors and as a Quality Assurance Service (QAS) sponsor of continuing professional education.

“For the benefit of today's time-strapped tax and accounting professional, the web-based CCH Learning Center is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so users can do their learning and earn CPE credits at their own pace and on their own calendar,” Kaplan observed. “ CCH Learning Center courses can also be easily printed out in convenient hard copies. You aren’t limited by a vendor’s seminar schedule and locations; with the CCH Learning Center you can study and take exams at home and even when traveling.” Learn more about the CCH Learning Center at

For More Information and Pricing

For more information or to subscribe to the Tax Return Preparation Specialty Library or other subscription packages available in the CCH Learning Center, call your CCH representative at 888-224-7377. Individual CCH Learning Center courses can also be purchased separately at

About CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business

CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business ( is a leading provider of tax and accounting law information, software and services. It has served tax, accounting and business professionals and their clients since 1913. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. CCH is based in Riverwoods, Ill. 

Wolters Kluwer is a leading multinational publisher and information services company. Wolters Kluwer has annual revenues (2004) of €3.3 billion, employs approximately 18,400 people worldwide and maintains operations across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands ( Its depositary receipts of shares are quoted on the Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.

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