(NEW YORK, NY, December 13, 2017) — Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting has been honored with two awards in the seventh annual 2017 Best in Biz Awards. Wolters Kluwer’s CCH AnswerConnect solution earned a Silver award as the “Most Innovative Service of the Year” while Karen Abramson, Global CEO for the Tax & Accounting division of Wolters Kluwer, was recognized with a Bronze award in the “Executive of the Year – Large Companies” category. The Best in Biz Awards is the only independent business awards program judged by prominent members of the media in North America.
These latest awards add to the steady stream of industry accolades that Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting has earned this year, including being named “Americas Tax Technology Firm of the Year” by International Tax Review and receiving the coveted Grand Trophy from the Golden Bridge Awards. In addition, Abramson was recently named to Accounting Today’s Top 100 Most Influential People and CPA Practice Advisor’s Most Powerful Women in Accounting list.
Having launched in 2017, CCH AnswerConnect has already garnered impressive recognition this year from the International Business Awards (Gold Stevie Winner: Best New Product or Service of the Year – Business to Business Services) and two Bronze wins for new product/service innovation in the 2017 Golden Bridge Awards. CCH AnswerConnect is an answer-oriented, tax information service developed for both practitioners and corporate tax professionals who rely on quality tax content to advise their clients. Covering a full spectrum of tax topics and written by Wolters Kluwer and industry experts, CCH AnswerConnect content delivers comprehensive, usable information in a practical format. Focusing on speed to answer, CCH AnswerConnect supports users with intelligent search capabilities, a broad selection of tools and practice aids, and an innovative and intuitive design that puts all relevant information together.
Each year, Best in Biz Awards’ entrants span the spectrum, from some of the most innovative local start-ups to the most recognizable global brands. The seventh annual program was particularly hotly contested, with more than 650 entries from an impressive array of public and private companies of all sizes and from a variety of industries and geographic regions in the U.S. and Canada.