Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting in the US has announced it has been selected by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to deliver comprehensive sales tax rate and taxability tables to help millions of taxpayers file returns for the next five years.
This is the 12th consecutive year Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting has been chosen by the IRS to help millions across the country prepare their tax returns, and the first time it has been awarded a five-year contract.
With access to updated information from thousands of tax jurisdictions provided by Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting, tax filers can easily determine if they’ll save more by deducting state and local sales tax or by taking standard or itemized tax deductions. The figures in the tables provided by Wolters Kluwer show the average of consumer expenditures. This information is available for every ZIP Code in the country – saving people the time of collecting and organizing sales receipts. Sales tax rates and taxability information is collected from over 10,000 US jurisdictions and reviewed by Wolters Kluwer’s experienced research staff. This content is used to power award-winning products such as CCH® SureTax®, CCH® Sales Tax Office and CCH® IntelliConnect.®
Additionally, this data supports the IRS’s online Sales Tax Deduction Calculator – available to taxpayers for filing 2016 income tax returns. Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting is providing the IRS with data across all US ZIP Codes as well as the taxability rules for more than 500 Bureau of Labor Statistics spending categories, giving tax filers a wide range of useful information at their fingertips.
“It’s a privilege to be chosen by the IRS once again to provide them with innovative corporate tax information solutions, and to provide millions of taxpayers valuable sales tax research to aide in the tax filing process,” said Renee Davis-Malott, Vice President of Sales for Global and National Accounts at Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting in the US. “We are proud of the work we do at Wolters Kluwer and take our responsibility to the IRS, tax professionals and taxpayers very seriously.”
Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting is a leading provider of software solutions and local expertise that helps tax, accounting, and audit professionals research and navigate complex regulations, comply with legislation, manage their businesses and advise clients with speed, accuracy and efficiency.