(NEW YORK, NY, May 12, 2016) — CCH® Code Connect and CCH iFirm Practice Manager, from Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, have been named respective winners of a Bronze Stevie® Award for the New Product/Service of the Year — Solution for Integrating Content into the Workflow and New Product/Service of the Year — Cloud Application/Service categories in the 14th Annual American Business Awards℠.
CCH CodeConnect is an innovative enhancement to the award-winning CCH IntelliConnect research platform that maximizes efficiency and saves professionals valuable time by pinpointing specific answers, identifying practical guidance and offering relevant practice tools and decision aids relating to federal tax law content within the expansive CCH IntelliConnect research platform. Not only does CCH CodeConnect help tax and accounting professionals understand and quickly act on complex questions related to the Internal Revenue Code, it enables them to navigate through premier content faster and more easily.
“CCH CodeConnect is organized how normal people think — you don’t have to be a codehead. It’s actually an enjoyable read with practical tools included!” said Jody Padar, CPA, MST, CEO & Principal, New Vision CPA Group.
CCH iFirm Practice Manager is an online software solution that allows users to monitor and manage key aspects of their tax and accounting practices, including job status and reporting, workflow and client data management. As part of a comprehensive software ecosystem, CCH iFirm Practice Manager integrates with ATX™ and TaxWise® professional tax preparation software, both of which are market-leading titles also published by Wolters Kluwer. When integrated with either ATX or TaxWise, professional tax preparers who are part of a small firm or commercial franchise can instantly access client information captured in CCH iFirm Practice Manager, which frees up valuable time for preparers to apply to tasks with the highest profitability.
Since its introduction in the U.S. market in 2015, CCH iFirm Practice Manager has been adopted by small tax and accounting offices that seek to save time and streamline their workflow:
“In this industry, time is everything. I highly recommend CCH iFirm for organizing a small tax or accounting office,” said Bill Ingram, PA and owner of Ingram Accounting in Hobe Sound, Fla. “It is much easier to work together as a team and we have found more simple ways to do our tasks.”
The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the United States are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. More than 3,400 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, and winners were selected by more than 250 professionals worldwide who participated in the judging process.
About Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting
Wolters Kluwer Tax & 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 & 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 2015 annual revenues of €4.2 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).