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Worldwide Tax Rates and Answers: Individuals from CCH Provides Answers in Moments

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., September 8, 2009) – CCH has expanded its coverage of taxes around the world with the release of Worldwide Tax Rates and Answers: Individuals. This unique online tax compliance and research product covers the countries of the European Union, providing real-time national and local tax rates, as well as tax forms and instructions fully translated into English and up-to-date answers to the most frequently encountered tax questions in each country. CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is a leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services (

Worldwide Tax Rates and Answers: Individuals presents vital, easy-to-access tax information for the 28 countries in the European Union: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Users can subscribe to as many or as few countries as they wish.

“Companies with expatriate employees as well as S-Corporations and partnerships which pass through earnings and profits to members in the European Union need accurate, up-to-date tax information,” said Mark Friedlich, CCH Editorial Director for International Tax, Accounting and Auditing and Estate Planning. “With Worldwide Tax Rates and Answers: Individuals , they can get what they need – in English – in a matter of moments. They also get a three-year rolling archive of prior years’ tax rates and legislative tracking to cover future rate changes.”

Smart Charts™ for Quick Answers

Worldwide Tax Rates and Answers: Individuals uses Smart Chart™ technology that allows users to quickly access rates and get answers to key tax questions in each of the countries, presented in chart format for easy comparisons across jurisdictions. It provides real-time national and local tax rates, current tax forms and instructions fully translated into English, plus specific answers to key country tax compliance issues updated every month. It is prepared and maintained by tax experts located in each of the countries.

Topics include: Tax Rates; Currency; Business Formation; Withholding Tax; Individual Income Tax; Other Taxes; Capital Gains; VAT; Tax Forms and Instructions. Currently there are approximately 200 common questions and answers for all 28 countries. Answers include citations to the official authority and users have the ability to communicate directly with a local tax professional via e-mail or phone with questions about the content.

Tax experts on the ground in each country quickly update the contents for each of the 28 countries every month and provide an easy-to-find last-revision date.

Availability and Pricing

For more information or to subscribe to Worldwide Tax Rates and Answers: Individuals, call 1-888-CCH-REPS (1-888-224-7377) or visit

About CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business

CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business ( 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® Suite, CCH® TeamMate, CCH® Axentis, CorpSystem®, CCH® IntelliConnect™, 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, legal, and regulatory sectors. Wolters Kluwer had 2008 annual revenues of €3.4 billion, employs approximately 20,000 people worldwide, and maintains operations in over 35 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. 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. Visit for information about our market positions, customers, brands, and organization.

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