The fastest and most efficient way to research even the most complicated tax issues. Newly authored by tax experts and created specifically for the web, Checkpoint Catalyst provides practical guidance for resolving tax questions that arise with business-related transactions. Watch the overview video

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Your time is valuable — and so is the peace of mind that comes with knowing you have the right answers.

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NEW! Intuitive Search

The most relevant results for your research questions, faster than ever before

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  • Case Study: The Starting Point for Tax Research

    Learn how Checkpoint Catalyst™ helped Texas Instruments crystallize tax issues, find the right information at the right time and bring together key related materials, streamlining their tax research and increasing efficiency.

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    Meet the Authors

    “The many practical examples we have incorporated throughout Checkpoint Catalyst help to add color to black letter law.”
    – Checkpoint Editorial Team

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    Key Advantages

    Unparalleled Insights

    Understand the logic behind the tax code with practical, real-life examples and illustrative diagrams that are embedded throughout to help you take the next step in your research process.

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    Intuitive Search

    Intuitive Search will interpret your query to return the most relevant results for the terms you entered — no matter how you structure your search. Built-in intelligence continuously “learns” from customer selections and preferences—getting smarter while you work.

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    Multi-Jurisdictional Analysis

    State, Federal and U.S. International tax implications are covered as part of the main topic discussion, reducing the risk that something important could be missed and saving valuable time by eliminating the need to do supplemental research in separate databases.

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    Context Panel

    Checkpoint Catalyst introduces an inventive Context Panel, an insight-rich sidebar on the right-hand side of your screen. The Context Panel brings the research content to life by providing relevant documents, sources, news and tools, and is an easy navigation point.

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    What People are Saying

    Elijah Farrell,
    International Tax Director, NIKE, Inc.

    “Checkpoint Catalyst should be a tool in every tax professional’s research toolkit and, more often than not, the starting place for their research. I can find information faster, so I’m spending a lot less time looking for relevant content and a lot more time reading the material.”

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    Customer Testimonial Video: WithumSmith+Brown

    Dave Springsteen,
    Tax Partner, WithumSmith+Brown,
    Princeton, NJ

    “Checkpoint Catalyst is a game-changing tax research tool. The way each topic is written, with multi-jurisdictional analysis, explanatory diagrams, expert analysts and embedded workflow tools, it offers great insights for both the experienced researchers in our firm as well as newer staff who can now research an issue thoroughly from all angles and not miss a thing.”

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    Ross A. Whitley
    Ross A. Whitley, CPA,
    Berman Hopkins Wright & LaHam CPAs and Associates, LLP

    “Our Checkpoint sales representative did a demo of Checkpoint Catalyst for the entire tax department. Everyone was on board with the value, so we decided to sign up. Checkpoint Catalyst is enabling us to optimize research productivity among our staff. Now we can get a broader range of staff, of various experience levels, up to speed quicker. The way the content is organized reduces the need to do multiple searches in different databases, saving us time and giving us more confidence that staff will not miss anything in the research process.”

    Randy Johnston
    Randy Johnston,
    Executive Vice President,
    K2 Enterprises

    “Checkpoint Catalyst is another major step forward in a product that already had good usability. The design makes research faster, easier and more comprehensive with fewer steps. If you haven’t recently considered how research is being done at your firm, it is time to review this product.“

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