RIVERWOODS, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting today announced that it has been named “Americas Tax Innovator of the Year” by International Tax Review. The award was presented at the International Tax Review’s tenth annual Americas Awards ceremony in New York on Thursday.
This award recognizes a single service provider for creating initiatives that stand out in the market or improve the efficiency of an in-house tax department. Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting’s winning initiative, CCH® IntelliConnect Browser Search, is a new addition to the award-winning CCH IntelliConnect® research platform. The installable browser add-on changes the way professionals search for tax and accounting answers by displaying the CCH IntelliConnect expert answers and insight directly on the results page of popular search engines, creating a seamless, convenient and easy experience for the user.
"Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting US proved to be a clear winner of this award for developing CCH IntelliConnect Browser Search, a product that has shown tangible results for clients,” said Ralph Cunningham, Managing Editor, International Tax Review.
This is the latest in a steady stream of prestigious wins for the groundbreaking tool which transforms the way professionals do tax research by integrating its expert and citable content into Google and other search engines to streamline workflow for tax and accounting professionals. This year alone, CCH IntelliConnect Browser Search was named the winner of a 2015 SIIA CODiE Award, a Silver Stevie Award from the 2015 American Business Awards (aka Stevie Awards), a finalist in CPA Practice Advisor magazine’s 2015 Tax & Accounting Technology Innovation Awards and a top new product of the year by Accounting Today magazine.
“We’re very excited and honored to be named Americas Tax Innovator of the Year and are committed to continuously focusing on ways to get relevant, expert information to customers how, when and where they want it,” said Josh Braunstein, Vice President and General Manager of Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US, CCH Research & Learning. “Innovation is core to who Wolters Kluwer is as a company. This steady drumbeat of industry accolades — including the prestigious Americas Tax Innovator of the Year distinction — confirms our success in providing groundbreaking ways for professionals to get the accurate and relevant answers they are looking for, helping them to optimize their workflows and to achieve new levels of productivity and profitability.”
About Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US
Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US (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 solutions are the CCH® ProSystem fx® Suite, CCH Axcess™, CCH® IntelliConnect®, CCH® IntelliConnect Direct, CCH® Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US is based in Riverwoods, IL. Follow us on Twitter @CCHMediaHelp.
Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US is part of Wolters Kluwer (www.wolterskluwer.com), a market-leading global information services company. Wolters Kluwer had 2014 annual revenues of €3.7 billion ($4.2 billion), employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide, and maintains operations in over 40 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Its shares are listed on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam (WKL), on Bloomberg (WKL NA) 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).