CertiTAX™ from CCH Now Offers Seamless Integration with Microsoft® Dynamics Business Management Solutions

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., March 14, 2006) – New seamless integration built into the CertiTAX™ product suite from CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, now gives users unprecedented time-savings as it provides a quick and easy interface between CertiTAX and Microsoft Dynamics Solutions, including Microsoft Dynamics GP®, Microsoft Dynamics AX®, Microsoft Dynamics SL® and Microsoft Dynamics NAV® products. CCH is a leading provider of tax and accounting information, software and services (CCHGroup.com). CCH was recently named a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for 2006, with demonstrated expertise with Microsoft technologies and proven ability to meet customers’ needs.

CCH’s tax solutions for Microsoft Dynamics provide fully integrated, cost effective, real-time sales and use tax calculations automating tax compliance for retail, e-commerce, manufacturing, food and beverage, telecom and utilities. CCH’s easy and affordable end-to-end solutions use the latest, most accurate tax rates, forms, tax rules and addresses for 950 categories across 8,000 jurisdictions.

“The new CertiTAX integration can save hours of work by allowing an accounting department to manage sales tax for all its customers and products with a single tax schedule,” said Bruce Krumlauf, CCH sales and use tax product manager. “Users can activate, install and put their new tools to use with Microsoft Dynamics solutions in minutes – without programming assistance from IT or user training,” Krumlauf added.

“We’re excited to partner with CCH to find new ways to significantly streamline the sales tax compliance process,” said James Utzschneider, general manager of marketing for Microsoft Business Solutions group at Microsoft. “CCH’s tax software is integrated across the entire Microsoft Dynamics product line, and the benefits of this across-the-board integration are in bringing new ease and efficiency to this complicated process.”

The CertiTAX Suite

CertiTAX is a web-based sales and use tax calculation solution from CCH that combines powerful software with a comprehensive database of sales taxability rules and rates. The CertiTAX suite includes CertiShip™. CertiCalc™ is a web-based sales tax calculation engine that quickly and easily plugs into your accounting system or online shopping cart. CertiCalc™ utilizes a comprehensive, up-to-date database of extensive taxability rules and rates research for more than 950 categories and subcategories, representing thousands of products and services.

CertiTAX web services are compliant with Microsoft .NET design and implementation standards. Systems, applications and services that display the .NET Connected logo have been tested to support web service capabilities and are optimized for the next generation of Internet-enabled computing. CertiTAX web services are Microsoft (.NET) Certified, for use with Microsoft® Windows, UNIX, and other systems with a SOAP (simple object access protocol) toolkit or integrated SOAP facilities.

For More Information

For more information, call toll-free 1-800-630-2218 or visit http://www.salestax.com/ to learn more about how the CertiTAX product suite with new, easy integration eliminates the headaches of tracking and executing taxability status and tax rates changes for online and brick-and-mortar billing and shipping. These solutions are now available through a Microsoft Partner Channel.

About CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business

CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business (CCHGroup.com) is a leading provider of tax and accounting law 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.

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