CCH and BAKER TILLY INTERNATIONAL launch strategic partnership


Member Firms Benefit from Access to CCH’s Premier Content
(RIVERWOODS, ILL., June 13, 2011) – In an exclusive partnership, two leaders in the tax and accounting profession ― CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business and Baker Tilly International ― have announced a global relationship benefitting accounting firms and their clients around the world. This agreement enables the global Baker Tilly International network, which includes 150 firms in 120 countries, to receive premier CCH news, insights and other information services.
Baker Tilly International (www.bakertillyinternational.com) is one of the world’s leading networks of independently owned and managed accounting and business advisory firms. CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business is the leading global provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services (CCHGroup.com).
The new agreement makes available CCH Global Daily Tax News, featuring tax developments from around the world, to all Baker Tilly International member firms. The popular newsletter provides customized international tax news for more than 90 countries, including international tax rates, corporate income tax, transfer pricing, withholding tax, VAT, business formation, tax compliance and more. With Global Daily Tax News, member firms will have a single source for timely and accurate country-specific national and local tax and business news coverage to help them remain in compliance while also simplifying tax planning.
CCH will also provide to member firms monthly and quarterly communications featuring coverage of trends, insights and best practices to help professionals be more productive and profitable.

“We’re very excited about our new strategic alliance with CCH, which has long been known for its comprehensive and trusted range of resources for the professional accounting community,” said Geoff Barnes, CEO and President, Baker Tilly International.
“We’re very pleased to be partnering with Baker Tilly International, finding new ways to help professionals cut through the complexity of both domestic and international tax issues, and stay current with new developments,” said CCH President & CEO Mike Sabbatis. ”With both of our organizations so closely aligned in our commitment to supporting professionals by providing them with the information and resources they need, this partnership is a win-win for member firms, and their clients.”
Baker Tilly International member firms will receive daily, premier CCH content via firm web portals and the Baker Tilly International Extranet – ensuring a consistent, 24/7 connection to key information that can be accessed anytime and anywhere by member firms.
The partnership announcement coincides with the Baker Tilly International North American Regional Conference currently being held in Atlanta. Sabbatis will address over 100 professionals attending the conference on Tuesday, June 14, about key trends in tax and accounting. CCH will also now serve as a leading sponsor for Baker Tilly International conferences.
About Baker Tilly International
Baker Tilly International is one of the world's leading networks of independently owned and managed accountancy and business advisory firms united by a commitment to provide exceptional client service (www.bakertillyinternational.com). Every day, 25,000 people in 120 countries share experiences and expertise to help privately held businesses and public interest entities meet challenges and proactively respond to opportunities. International capability and global consistency of service are central to the way we work.
About CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business (CCHGroup.com) is the leading global provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services. It has served tax, accounting and business professionals since 1913. Among its market-leading solutions are The ProSystem fx® Suite, CorpSystem®CCH®IntelliConnect®Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. CCH is based in Riverwoods, Ill. Wolters Kluwer (www.wolterskluwer.com) is a market-leading global information services company. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.