Research and Guidance

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CPAs Love Our Research

Voted No. 1 in the 2012 CPA Practice Advisor Readers’ Choice Awards for Tax & Accounting Research Systems

Providing unsurpassed research options and expert guidance is at the very core of our business: delivering the information you need to make informed decisions, every day. Whether in print, online or as an eBook, you’ll find the research and guidance you need to make your business decisions faster, easier and with greater confidence.

Experts you know and trust

Our industry-leading RIA®, WG&L®, PPC®, EBIA®, Boskage®, Quickfinder® and WorldTrade Executive® experts cover critical topics in key areas including tax, accounting, audit, corporate finance and international trade. Cited by the U.S. Supreme Court and numerous state and local courts, our WG&L authors are well-respected in their areas of expertise. Our RIA experts are frequently cited as resources by major publications including the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and others.

Research you can count on

Intelligent links throughout Checkpoint bring you to the original source materials, so you can quickly complete your research and get the answers you need, when you need them. Updates are always made in place in Checkpoint, so you never have to look elsewhere. Direct links to sources like the AICPA, IFRS, GAAP, SEC, IRS, GASB, FASB, COSO and more ensure you have access to all the details, when and if you need them.

Choose a little or a lot – or somewhere in between

Get instant answers in our easy-to-read handbooks and quick reference materials. Or see what the experts think about hot topics in our WG&L journals. Choose a Checkpoint library and customize your content, so you see exactly what you need — no more, no less. Only Checkpoint allows you to link directly to source materials or software, like CS Professional Suite and ONESOURCE, and back to the guidance from our leading industry experts and authors. You’ll find all the content you need in just one place.

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Whether looking for primary source materials on federal, state, local or international accounting and taxation, or searching for guidance and explanation of tax law, Checkpoint offers virtually everything.

Jan./Mar. 2008 Review of Tax Research Systems, CPA Technology Advisor