Governor Lamont Announces Launch of Connecticut’s New Online State Tax Filing System
Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont announced the launch of the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS) multi-year IT modernization initiative through a partnership with Fast Enterprises that will improve the customer’s experience and deliver additional, user-friendly features such as mobile device-friendly design, secure web messaging, and advanced tax filing reminders.
FAST Recognized as One of PEOPLE's 50 Companies That Care
Partnering with Great Place to Work, PEOPLE identifies the top U.S. companies supporting their employees and their communities during COVID-19. Fast Enterprises is among the 50 companies highlighted for the great work they have accomplished in their communities year-round.
Nebraska VicToRy and Georgia DRIVES Recognized for Excellence in Government Partnership
AAMVA’s awards program recognizes those who have committed their time and resources to safety initiatives, outstanding customer service, and public affairs and consumer education programs throughout North America. In 2020, two Fast Enterprises projects received awards in Excellence in Government Partnership. The Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles Vehicle Titling & Registration Modernization project was honored as both an international and regional winner and the Georgia Department of Revenue's DRIVES Project was recognized with regional honors.
Excellence in Technology Award
After the successful launch of their new integrated tax system, the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue’s (DOR’s) modernization project received an Excellence in Technology Award at the Pennsylvania Digital Government Summit. In partnership with Fast Enterprises, the DOR implemented the GenTax software to produce major upgrades that include the launch of the Pennsylvania Tax Hub (PATH), as well as the online filing system, myPATH. The award recognizes stellar achievement in the public sector throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
New Department of Motor Vehicles System Hopes to Improve Service for Car Owners
The Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicle’s (DMV’s) partnership with software company Fast Enterprises has allowed them to successfully implement VicToRy, a new Vehicle Services system. This much-needed upgrade has provided faster, more convenient services to the benefit of both citizens and staff members. The new system has expanded the range of services that are delivered to customers, with more available online capabilities and functions. As Nebraska DMV project manager Adam Eakin put it, this upgrade was both “timely” and “critical.”
State of Illinois Receives Data Management, Analytics & Visualization NASCIO Award
The State of Illinois and IDOR were recognized for their data analytics initiative with an award in the area of Data Management, Analytics & Visualization from the National Association of State Chief Information Officers. To counteract fraud, and to increase revenue and improve compliance with state tax laws, IDOR developed and completed an initiative to utilize more sophisticated tracking and analysis of taxpayer data by becoming an early adopter of Fast Enterprises’ Fraud Manager and Analytics Manager.
Best of Washington IT Awards Honor State Agencies and Staff
Eight agencies and two state employees received “Best of Washington” Awards for the use of innovative technologies to improve and more efficiently deliver public services. Gov. Jay Inslee delivered opening remarks to summit attendees, and was on hand to congratulate the award winners at a Nov. 7 ceremony during the 20th annual Digital Government Summit in Olympia.
Four Tech Projects Promise to Change Tennessee for the Better
The Tennessee Department of Revenue was a finalist for the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) award for its implementation of the $50 million tax project TR3 (Rip, Replace, Revitalize!). The project implemented GenTax, a commercial off-the-shelf tax software from Fast Enterprises, which provides electronic tax filing and online payment options.
Hawai’i DOTAX Marks Milestone as it Deploys Final Phase of Tax System Modernization Project
With efficiency in mind, Hawaii’s Department of Taxation (DOTAX) implemented GenTax, a tax software from Fast Enterprises, to modernize their tax system. Through this modernization, the project was able to improve not only its efficiency, but also its security, compliance, and overall process for payments and returns.
Get to Know Revenue’s New Taxpayer Service Portal: MYPATH
The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue undertook a tax modernization project known as the Pennsylvania Tax Hub, or PaTH. With this upgrade came a 90% error reduction rate for International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) returns, as well as a 74% reduction in turnaround times.The Department of Revenue used Fast Enterprises’ tax software, GenTax, to update its online service portal.