Thursday, October 2, 2014

Intuit Readies Pro Tax Onslaught / Intuit will debut a wide range products for users of its professional tax applications before tax season.

Bob Scott for The Progressive Accountant writes: Intuit will debut a wide range products for users of its professional tax applications before tax season. The ancillary offerings include an "intelligent digital organizer" to enable tax pros and their clients to know track missing tax documents and due dates. The plans were outlined during this week's Investor's Day by SVP CeCe Morken, who also noted Intuit's development of a global tax engine aimed at expanding tax services internationally.

Morken gave few details about the tax engine. She told attendees that "We are testing this technology in global markets in partnership with small business team." International expansion is a priority for CEO Brad Smith given the overwhelmingly amount of revenue that his company derives from users in the United States.

Among programs outlined, Intuit is also expanding its Intuit Select program, via which the company matches taxpayers who need a preparer with those interested in providing bids for accepting that work. "Our job was to be a matchmaker for people who are looking for pros with pros who are looking for people," Morken said. [snip].  The article continues @ The Progressive Accountant, click here to continue reading....

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