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CCH Taxessentials Delivers Critical Tax Information, Value On The Web For Small Firms, General Practitioners,
(RIVERWOODS, ILL., October 7, 1999) CCH INCORPORATED (CCH),
a leading provider of tax and business law information has introduced CCH
®TaxEssentials, a new Internet-based research and productivity product designed to
meet the special desktop needs of small firms, enrolled agents and the general tax
practitioner. CCH TaxEssentials is located at http://tax.cchgroup.com/taxessentials.
CCH TaxEssentials provides unlimited use of helpful analysis and
explanations of federal tax topics, special coverage of tax planning, a useful collection
of primary source materials, practice tools, weekly news and links to further resources,
all in one affordably priced package. Performplus II, a comprehensive forms
CD-ROM, can be added to the CCH TaxEssentials subscription for a small additional
"CCH TaxEssentials is designed to be a practitioners work center on
the Internet, combining the authoritative explanations of the CCH Federal Tax Guide
with specialized practice tools, primary source documents, tax news and useful links to
IRS and state tax form sites," said Janeen Kopale, CCH federal and state tax
marketing manager. "Add an easy-to-use layout and search capability, and an
affordable price, and youve got an unbeatable combination for bottom-line
Easy, Powerful Searching, Trusted Content
Working with CCH TaxEssentials on the Internet, users will find that CCHs
easy-to-use searching capabilities deliver what every practitioner needs fast
answers. CCH TaxEssentials takes full advantage of CCHs exclusive 2-step
search feature that lets users target a search and type in their terms on a single screen.
CCHs exclusive Tax Thesaurus can automatically add synonyms into the users
search, creating a more complete, targeted search.
The practitioner will find a thorough explanation of federal taxation arranged by topic
in CCH TaxEssentials. The coverage comes from the CCH Federal Tax Guide,
used by generations of tax professionals as their resource of choice. Individual and
business tax issues, sales and exchanges, retirement plans, corporations and pass-through
entities, tax procedure, international taxation, excise taxes, exempt organizations and
estate and gift taxes are all discussed.
Tax Planning and Practice
CCH TaxEssentials also includes in-depth coverage of specialized topics that
frequently confront practitioners. For example, explanations of the needs of specific
types of taxpayers detail the special rules and planning opportunities that apply to
corporate executives, investors, farmers, members of the military, clergy, older
taxpayers, students, aliens, those paid by tips and their employers, salespersons and
A Tax Planning Guide shows the ins and outs of dozens of special situations and
transactions, from choosing accounting methods to estate planning. There is also detailed
coverage of practice before the IRS and the courts.
CCH TaxEssentials also contains thousands of statutory and regulatory documents, as
well as Internal Revenue Service issuances and court opinions. These primary source
- Internal Revenue Code
- IRS Regulations: Final, Temporary and Proposed
- IRS Publications
- Revenue Rulings and Revenue Procedures
- Letter Rulings
- IRS Notices and Announcements
- Tax Court Regular Opinions and Tax Court Memoranda Opinions
- Tax Cases (All Federal Courts)
- MSSP and ISP Papers
- IRS Penalties Handbook
- Actions on Decisions
- General Counsels Memos
- Circular 230
Practice Tools, News, Links
Tables of tax rates, withholding tables, inflation-adjusted figures, plus checklists
for tax preparation, including items of income, deductions and medical expenses, tax
elections and a detailed tax calendar are all included. In addition, an extensive
collection of sample client letters is a valuable source of marketing and client-service
Subscribers to CCH TaxEssentials keep up-to-date with developments in the field
through a weekly web tax newsletter and have the ability to search for daily tax news
highlights. Subscribers are also in touch with the IRS and state tax form sites, with
onscreen links that will summon up tax forms. In addition, subscribers have links to the
IRS telephone directory and CCH message board, where they can communicate with peers on
tax related issues.
Forms Option Available
For practitioners looking for a complete solution, CCH is offering the perform plus
II CD-ROM in conjunction with CCH TaxEssentials for a special low price.
The popular perform plus II is a complete set of fill-in federal tax forms, with
automatic calculation and linking between forms and tax tables.
Availability and Pricing
For more information or to subscribe to CCH TaxEssentials, call 800-449-8114.
Price for a one year subscription is $495; for a subscription with the perform plus II CD-ROM,
the price is $695.
About CCH INCORPORATED
CCH INCORPORATED, founded in 1913, has served four generations of business
professionals and their clients. The company produces approximately 700 print and
electronic products for tax, legal, securities, human resources, health care and small
business markets. CCH is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wolters Kluwer U.S. The CCH web site
can be accessed at www.cch.com.
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