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CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business — CCH Site Builder

Best Fit

CCH Site Builder originated in 1997, making it one of the longer-established players in the website builders market. Site Builder is part of the ProSystem fx suite of applications and is an ideal fit for firms who use other components of the ProSystem fx product suite.


  • Recent updates include redesigns, additional tools and content, enhanced customization, file share security and more.
  • Two portal options: File Share and ProSystem fx Portal.
  • Nearly 100 different templates with thousands of different combinations available; new templates added regularly.
  • Design services provide fully customized site design options.
  • Users can use CCH content or their own.
  • Expansive SEO tools & Google Analytics supported.
  • Unique domains available and owned by the firm.
  • Email marketing included.

Possible Limitations

  • No current blogging engine and only basic social media options currently available (tighter integration with social media platforms and mobile browsers slated for later this year).

Summary & Pricing

CCH is one of the premier providers of accounting software across a range of applications, and the vendor’s advancement in this area proves that the company is aggressively continuing to tackle the website and design needs of tax and accounting professionals. Setup costs $295 with an annual fee of $995, which includes e-mail account hosting and spam filtering, eNewsletters, secure file exchange, and much more. Premium content and options available include the following: CCH Tax Guide, Life Cycle Reading Rack for the Individual or Business, Domain registration, Financial Planning Toolkit, Business Owners Toolkit, ProSystem fx Portal (for needs beyond simple file exchange), additional email accounts and storage, Custom and Deluxe Web and Graphic Design packages, and Customized SEO consulting services.

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