Free Site Registration


CCH Adds eSign to ProSystem fx Tax

Print
Email
Reprints

CCH has updated its ProSystem fx Tax solution with new, integrated CCH eSign functionality in response to the Internal Revenue Service’s recent change to Form 8879, which allows for electronic signatures and authorizes electronic filing of tax returns.

“Because Form 8879 needed to be physically signed by the taxpayer on paper, that back-and-forth, last step for e-filing returns was a big hurdle to clear, especially in crunch time,” stated Angela Askew, CCH software product manager. “Our advanced CCH eSign solution supports new IRS requirements for Form 8879—and other forms allowing electronic signatures. The integration of Form 8879 with CCH eSign and CCH’s Electronic Filing Status System simplifies the process for our customers—saving valuable time.”

According to CCH, the software provider conducted extensive research while developing CCH eSign into improving communication and collaboration between accounting firms and clients. The processing system handles all types of federal and state returns with extensive electronic filing services.

1 Comment

what is eSign how it work I am would like to use it as I had to have a client come to my office sign the 8879 before they left on one month vacation out of the country

Posted by: baddog | March 15, 2014 12:16 PM

Report this Comment

Add Your Comments...

Already Registered?

If you have already registered to Accounting Today, please use the form below to login. When completed you will immeditely be directed to post a comment.

 

Advertisement

Accounting Technology

Advertisement

The Virtual Firm

November 7, 2013

Jennifer Katrulya, CEO of the Business Management Resource Group, discusses how to run an accounting practice from an iPad or other mobile device in a virtual environment, in an interview with managing editor Tamika Cody at Accounting Today's Growth & Profitability Summit in Orlando.

Social Media Tips for Professional Services Firms

October 9, 2013

Social media strategist Adrian Dayton and BeachFleischman PC chief marketing officer Eric Majchrzak discuss how accounting firms and other professional services firms can use LinkedIn, Google+ and other social networks to market their offerings to potential clients, and use search engine optimization to showcase their content, in an interview with Accounting Today senior editor Danielle Lee.

Top 10 Tech Trends for 2014

March 3, 2014

As companies gain more affordable access to new technology and platforms, they also seek to make smarter investments. As we begin 2014, James Cashin, partner at McGladrey, has identified ten common strategies in how companies are capitalizing on their IT investments to best implement process improvements and increase performance.