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CCH Products Honored As Software & Information Industry Association Award Finalists
(RIVERWOODS, ILL., February 13, 2008) – CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business and a leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services (CCHGroup.com), is pleased to announce that three CCH products have been selected as finalists in the prestigious 2008 Software & Information Industry Association CODiE Awards.
“We’re very gratified to be recognized by our peers in the information and software industry,” said CCH President Mike Sabbatis. “Our aim is to provide our customers with best-of-breed tax and accounting solutions, and our customers view us as a trusted strategic partner in building business success. It’s rewarding that our peers in the industry have once again recognized CCH’s leadership by honoring us as a finalist.”
The CCH products selected as finalists in the annual awards contest recognizing excellence and innovation in information and software products and applications are:
- CCH ProSystem fx® Document ASP: ProSystem fx Document ASP, a finalist for Best Document Management System, is a complete document management solution built specifically for today’s CPA firm. It frees firm staff members from dependence on physical pieces of paper, allowing access to any document from any location. It enables streamlined workflows and lower costs for storing documents. In addition, it automates document retention and enables consistent firm-wide retention policies.
- CCH@Hand: An innovative desktop interface for the CCH Tax Research NetWork TM, CCH@Hand is a finalist in Best Solution Integrating Content into Workflow. CCH@Hand speeds and integrates tax research for accountants, tax preparers and lawyers, allowing them do tax research without opening a browser or interrupting workflow. It permits simultaneous searching of the CCH Tax Research NetWork, the web and users’ desktops and provides revolutionary integration with Microsoft ® Office documents.
- CCH CompleteTax™: CCH CompleteTax, a finalist for Best Online Consumer Information Service is an online tax preparation and e-filing service for the do-it-yourself taxpayer, setting the standard when it comes to making online tax prep and e-filing easy, efficient and affordable. CCH CompleteTax offers comprehensive support to help taxpayers through each step of preparing and e-filing both federal and state income tax returns.
“Our vision is to provide best-of-breed integrated solutions that align with our customers business and workflow requirements,” said Sabbatis. “ProSystem fx Document, CCH@Hand and CCH CompleteTax are outstanding examples of how we have achieved this by partnering closely with our customers to understand how they work and what they need.”
The CCH products were selected from more than 1,000 nominations submitted by more than 600 companies as among the best in the software and information industry as finalists for the awards, known as the “Oscars of the Software Industry.”
“Competition is tough this year and that makes selection as a CODiE finalist a real achievement,” said Ken Walsh, SIIA president. “All the companies on this year’s list should feel justifiably proud of their recognition
The CODiE Awards program holds the distinction of being the only peer-recognition awards program of its kind in the industry, providing a unique opportunity for companies to earn the praise of their competitors. The program remains the standard-bearer for celebrating outstanding achievement and vision in the software, digital content and education technology industries.
The Software & Information Industry Association is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry.
CCH’s product leadership was also recognized recently by Accounting Today, which named 16 CCH products to its Top 100 Products list. Products awarded included ProSystem fx Document, ProSystem fx Tax, ProSystem fx Engagement, ProSystem fx Practice Management, Accounting Research Manager® and CCH® Tax Research NetWork™.
About CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business (CCHGroup.com) is a leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services. It has served tax, accounting and business professionals since 1913. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CorpSystem™, 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 global information services and publishing company. The company provides products and services for professionals in the health, tax, accounting, corporate, financial services, and legal and regulatory sectors. Wolters Kluwer had 2006 annual revenues of €3.4 billion, employs approximately 18,450 people worldwide, and maintains operations across Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. For more information, visit www.wolterskluwer.com.
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