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Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting Acquires BSI
Global tax authority Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced that it acquired the assets of BSI, a provider of international tax, legal, business, and investment information. The acquisition further advances Wolters Kluwer’s portfolio of international information supporting its continued expansion of global tax offerings in the growing corporate market.
BSI will become part of CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business. As part of Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, CCH offers tax and accounting professionals in corporations around the world market-leading solutions to help them be more accurate, productive, and profitable.
The acquisition secures Wolters Kluwer’s international content leadership, with BSI’s portfolio of online news, analysis, and expertise. BSI’s highly skilled professionals provide tax expertise in more than 114 countries, enabling real-time updates based on new developments, and immediate answers to global queries from professionals. More than 60,000 users rely on BSI’s network of websites, monitoring the latest international tax developments and updates for timely, authoritative, and specific international content in countries worldwide.
CCH will continue to deliver BSI’s services as distinct offerings under the CCH brand name and as part of CCH Integrator. CCH Integrator, launched in February 2012, delivers CCH’s software and comprehensive international content to provide one centralized solution to streamline tax data collection, provision, research, and compliance activity.
CCH also plans to enhance current BSI offerings, creating new products, and building out integration between CCH and BSI content. BSI has been a Wolters Kluwer business partner since 2008.
Source: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting
Paula J. Hane
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