CCH, AICPA Partner to Offer Publications to the Higher Education Market

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., February 11, 2009) – CCH has entered into an exclusive agreement with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) to sell and distribute AICPA publications to the undergraduate and graduate college market. CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, is a leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services (CCHGroup.com).

“We are thrilled by this opportunity to work in partnership with the AICPA and to add a set of first-rate professional references to our offerings that can be used in university accounting program classrooms,” said CCH Vice President for Strategic Initiatives Mark Hevrdejs.

“This partnership with CCH will expand the reach of the AICPA into the nation’s accounting curriculum,” said Robert Bouchard, AICPA Vice President, Publishing, Professional Development and New Product Development. “CCH’s expertise in selling to and supporting the higher education business school market will expose accounting students to essential AICPA literature and publications that will strengthen our profession.”

Valuable Publications for Classroom Use

Under the agreement, CCH will sell and distribute several AICPA works, including:

  • AICPA Professional Standards;
  • AICPA Codification of Statements on Auditing Standards;
  • PCAOB Standards and Related Rules;
  • Understanding Business Valuation;
  • Tax Research Techniques; and
  • U.S. Tax Aspects of Doing Business Abroad.

“These are excellent resources that deserve more exposure in the classroom,” Hevrdejs said. “They include statements of standards that are crucial to every accountant’s work and resources addressing critical issues, such as ethics, fraud, forensic accounting, valuation and international tax that are hot topics in both corporate boardrooms and business school classrooms today.”

For More Information

For more information on the individual AICPA books being offered to higher education by CCH, visit CCHGroup.com/textbooks, or contact: Patrick Cummings at 1-888-802-3555, or Preston Taylor at 1-888-347-5333.

About the AICPA

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (www.aicpa.org) is the national, professional association of CPAs, with more than 350,000 CPA members in business and industry, public practice, government, education, student affiliates and international associates. It sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for audits of private companies, non-profit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination.

The AICPA maintains offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Durham, N.C., Ewing, N.J., and Lewisville, Tex.

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, CCH® TeamMate, 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 globally for professionals in the health, tax, accounting, corporate, financial services, legal and regulatory sectors. Wolters Kluwer has annual revenues (2007) of €3.4 billion ($4.8 billion), maintains operations in over 33 countries across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific and employs approximately 19,500 people worldwide. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. For more information, visit www.wolterskluwer.com.

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Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting

Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting is a leading provider of software solutions and local expertise that helps tax, accounting, and audit professionals research and navigate complex regulations, comply with legislation, manage their businesses and advise clients with speed, accuracy and efficiency. Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting is part of Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL), a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services. Wolters Kluwer reported 2016 annual revenues of €4.3 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide. Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S. (WTKWY).

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