(RIVERWOODS, ILL., November 30, 2005) – CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business (CCH) and a leading provider of tax and accounting information, productivity software and services, has added two new specialized libraries to the CCH Learning Center: the Accounting and Audit Specialty Library and the Sales and Use Tax Specialty Library. The CCH Learning Center (cch.learningcenter.com) is a web-based library of more than 170 interactive, self-study continuing professional education (CPE) courses on a wide range of topics totaling more than 485 hours of CPE credit.
“These new libraries allow professionals to not only meet their continuing professional education requirements, but to gain in-depth background in growing, high value-added specialty practice areas,” said Cynthia Kaplan, CCH product manager.
Accounting and Audit Specialty Library
The Accounting and Audit Specialty Library offers a comprehensive line of current self-study CPE courses. Included in the Library is compelling and authoritative content, practical guidance and practice aids to help assist in applying the knowledge gained. The Library covers a broad range of topics; including fraud, recently issued standards and specialized areas such as governmental auditing and not-for-profit organizations.
In addition, the courses include links to sources of additional information within CCH’s Accounting Research Manager® (ARM). Subscribers to this Library can access more than 65 courses worth more than 170 CPE credits. The CCH Accounting and Audit Specialty Library serves as a valuable research tool and helps practitioners meet their A&A CPE requirements. New courses are continuously being added throughout the year, so users will have access to even more courses to help them learn new skills and expand their expertise.
Sales and Use Tax Specialty Library
The Sales and Use Tax Specialty Library guides professionals through one of the most dynamic areas of tax law and practice. The engaging, web-based self-study CPE courses provide introduction to core sales and use taxation issues and help practitioners effectively deal with this often complex area of taxation. Included in the Library is compelling and authoritative content, practical guidance and practice aids to help users apply the knowledge gained.
Many of the courses include charts that provide state-by-state quick-answer references for topics such as tax treatment of computer software, electronic payment of taxes, statutes of limitations, penalties, mail order tax collections and more. In addition, the courses include links to sources of additional information within the CCH ® Tax Research Network™, and insightful supplementary articles that provide further insight on the course topic. Subscribers to the Library can access 10 courses worth more than 25 CPE credits on this important tax area. More courses are added throughout the year, so users will always receive additional opportunities to expand their knowledge from this Library.
About the CCH Learning Center
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 more than 300 valuable practice aids, such as client letters, worksheets, flow charts, tables, graphs, checklists, related journal articles, forms and schedules to help users translate 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.
“Best of all, 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.”
For More Information and Pricing
For more information or to subscribe to the CCH Learning Center, call your CCH representative at 888-224-7377. The Accounting and Audit Specialty Library costs $350 per year for unlimited access for a single person to all courses included in the Library. The Sales and Use Tax Specialty Library costs $275 per year for unlimited access for a single person to all the courses included in the Library. Quantity discounts are available. Until December 31, subscribers to the CCH Accounting Research Manager and Tax Research Network can receive a 10-percent discount for new subscriptions to the CCH Learning Center.
About CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business (tax.cchgroup.com) is a leading provider of tax, audit and accounting 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 (www.wolterskluwer.com). Its depositary receipts of shares are quoted on the Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.