CCH Integrator for Corporate Professionals: Centralised Solution Cuts Through Tax Complexity


Friday, August 31, 2012 by CCH a Wolters Kluwer business

Global tax authority Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting introduced a new single solution early in 2012 to simplify the increasingly complex world of tax for local corporations and multinational corporations of all sizes: CCH Integrator.

The new web-based suite delivers CCH's award-winning software and comprehensive international content to provide one centralised method of streamlining tax data collection, provision, research and compliance activity.

Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting is a global leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services. As part of Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, CCH offers tax and accounting professionals in corporations and firms around the world market-leading solutions to help them be more accurate, productive and profitable.

"Professionals in corporate tax and finance departments around the world face enormous challenges and complexity," says Simon Crompton, MD of CCH Software in the UK. "We now have a solution that can help them. CCH Integrator is an integrated, web-based suite that has been created for corporate professionals worldwide to help them simplify processes, increase efficiency and improve accuracy."

Created for multinational corporations and domestic corporations with cumbersome tax processes, CCH Integrator uses the latest technology to streamline current corporate tax data collection processes, while helping to reduce audit risk associated with global tax regulations. Key components of the CCH Integrator suite include Global Integrator and Global Tax Research Integrator.

Global Integrator software provides a single platform for data collection, analysis and tax reporting globally. Scalable for both small and large corporations, Global Integrator offers multi-jurisdictional functionality that delivers benefits to the head office and local countries.

With Multi-GAAP reporting, this single solution provides reconciliation from head office GAAP, to local GAAP, to local tax. Global Integrator also offers multicurrency and multilanguage capabilities and is completely configurable by the end-user to meet the individual data collection, calculation and reporting needs of corporations.

With Global Integrator, companies need only to enter tax data once because it employs the same set of reconciled numbers for local and head office accounting, reporting, compliance and forecasting.

Global Tax Research Integrator quickly connects professionals with timely, authoritative and specific international content in countries where a company does business. It features the full line of CCH international research resources delivered on the powerful and intuitive CCH IntelliConnect platform. Content includes:

- In-country guidance, attested to each month.
- Real-time country tax rates, translated tax forms and instructions for more than 120 countries.
- Easy-to-understand detailed guidance and analysis written by in-country tax experts.
- Customised daily international tax news and updates delivered via email.
- Access to CCH Mobile and CCH's International Tax Treaty Expert Library.

In addition, corporations can customise Global Tax Research Integrator, choosing the level of content they want - Pro, Plus or Premium - to meet their specific needs.

Industry award shortlists

In 2011, Global Integrator was named the Top New International Tax Product by Accounting Today (US).

It was also a finalist for Best Financial Management Solution in the 27th annual Software & Information Industry Association CODiE Awards for 2012. The prestigious awards recognise outstanding achievement and vision in the software, digital content and education technology industries.

Global Integrator was selected for the awards from more than 250 business software nominations as among the best in the software and information industry. Through a rigorous product review process, subject-matter experts selected Global Integrator as a finalist based on industry-accepted criteria.