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Thomson Reuters Checkpoint Edge Honored with a Tax & Accounting Technology Innovation Award

Terrilyn Brumfield  

Terrilyn Brumfield  

• Tax & Accounting Technology Innovation Awards honor new technologies that help accounting firms.
• Award winners are selected by CPA Practice Advisor's editorial advisory board, which includes more than two dozen thought leaders in the profession.

July 23, 2019 – Thomson Reuters Checkpoint Edge was named winner of a CPA Practice Advisor Tax & Accounting Technology Innovation Award.

The Tax & Accounting Technology Innovation Awards honor new technologies that help accounting firms and their small business clients operate more efficiently and profitably through improved workflow, increased accessibility, or enhanced collaboration. Winners were selected by CPA Practice Advisor’s editorial advisory board, which includes more than two dozen thought leaders in the profession.

Thomson Reuters Checkpoint has always exemplified innovation in the fields of tax and accounting. Utilizing the latest advances in artificial intelligence, machine learning and cognitive computing technologies, Thomson Reuters is proud to introduce Checkpoint Edge. This newly enhanced Checkpoint offering allows firms to get faster answers to complex tax and accounting issues enabling them to save both time and money, but most importantly better serve their clients. Backed by the power of AI algorithms, Checkpoint Edge gets more intelligent with every search based on interactions from over 200,000 unique users annually.

Furthermore, firms can feel confident that their staff are only accessing the most reliable and verified sites in conducting research as Checkpoint Edge provides users the ability to search Checkpoint, and trusted public sites such as IRS.gov, AICPA, EY and Deloitte among others simultaneously.

Pushkar Bhoopalam accepted the award on behalf of the Checkpoint Edge team at the 16th annual Tax & Accounting Technology Innovation Awards ceremony at the Accounting & Business Show – LA

“These awards recognize new technologies that dramatically enhance the ability of accounting professionals to provide services to their clients and run their own firms,” said CPA Practice Advisor Editor-in-Chief Gail Perry, CPA. “As the tax and accounting profession continues to evolve, these new technologies and workflows are a key element to firm productivity, efficiency, and their ability to increase profitability,” Perry continued.

“It is with great honor that I accepted this award on behalf of the Checkpoint Edge team,” said Pushkar Bhoopalam, Head of Research Products, Tax & Accounting Professionals at Thomson Reuters. “Checkpoint Edge addresses the complexity of the current tax business that accountants and accounting firms deal with daily. Tax and accounting professionals are under more pressure than ever before to keep up with every-changing global tax policies and are simultaneously challenged to meet their clients’ needs faster. Checkpoint Edge leverages AI (Artificial intelligence) to address these very issues and makes the tax research process simpler, faster, and more accurate than it has ever been. This allows tax and accounting professionals spend less time doing research and more time serving their clients.”

Details about the Tax & Accounting Technology Innovation Awards and a list of winners are available at https://www.cpapracticeadvisor.com/2019innovationawards.


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