NEW YORK - Thomson Reuters today announced that Checkpoint Pocket Assistant was named Best Consumer Mobile Application at the 2014 SIIA Software CODiE Awards.
The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier award for the software and information industries, and have been recognizing product excellence for 29 years. The awards have over 75 categories and are organized by industry focus in three tracks: Content, Education, and Software.
Two solutions from the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters - Checkpoint Pocket Assistant and ONESOURCE Return to Provision -- were nominated in the Software track. Winners were announced during a special awards dinner on Wednesday in San Francisco during Maximize, the industry's premier gathering of SaaS, BI and Cloud providers.
Checkpoint Pocket Assistant is a free mobile app available through the Apple App Store on iTunes that helps tax and accounting professionals perform routine tasks from anywhere on their iPhones. The app provides users with easy access to the latest rate guides and calculators any time they need them, including key federal income, gift and estate tax rates.
"We're honored to be recognized for Checkpoint Pocket Assistant," said Steve Mendelsohn, managing director of knowledge solutions for the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters. "We believe we are delivering the industry's most innovative solutions for our customers, and winning this prestigious CODiE Award is a validation of our efforts."
For more information on Checkpoint Pocket Assistant, visit https://tax.thomsonreuters.com/products/brands/checkpoint/mobile.
SIIA is the leading association representing the software and digital content industries. SIIA represents approximately 700 member companies worldwide that develop software and digital information content. Information technology (IT) and software security are critical issues to SIIA's members, many of whom strive to develop safe, secure and state-of the-art products that effectively serve their commercial and government customers alike, while protecting their intellectual property.
The SIIA Software Division provides a forum for companies developing the applications, services, infrastructure and tools that are driving the software and services industry forward. For further information, visit www.siia.net/software.
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