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Fast-Nortal Group to Supply New Taxation Software to Finnish Tax Administration
The Finnish Tax Administration will introduce a new, comprehensive data system which will replace tens of different taxation-specific data systems currently in use. IBM has submitted a petition for review of the procurement decision with the Market Court of Finland.
The Finnish Tax Administration is renewing its data systems and plans to replace some 70 separate taxation-specific programs with a single commercial off-the-self software solution. The winning software, Gentax by Fast Enterprise, is globally one of the most widely used software solutions for taxation purposes.
Department of Revenue’s Plan Worked, So Why Drop It?
State Revenue Commissioner Ed Morgan has a heckuva deal for taxpayers: give him $1, and he’ll turn it into $8, $10, or maybe even $16.
Lawmakers last year took him up on his offer. They gave him the $3.5 million extra he requested to hire more workers, to collect more back taxes, catch more swindlers, cheats and deadbeats. Gov. Phil Bryant, who pushed for the increase, made Morgan write a letter promising the extra money and staff would result in about $10 million more in tax collections.
2001 Public Sector Technology Awards
The British Columbia Ministry of Finance received the 2001 Public Sector Technology Award in the category of Public Value for its work on the CTB21 project. This award recognizes an achievement of particular public benefit related to an innovative advancement in Information Technology Systems Design. CTB21 used Fast Enterprises’ integrated tax processing product, GenTax®, as the foundation for its Taxpayer Administration, Compliance and Service (TACS) system for BC.
Fast Enterprises Implements New Driver Services System for Arkansas
Government software and consulting services provider Fast Enterprises, LLC (FAST) has announced the successful delivery of a new driver services system for the state of Arkansas— the first new driver services system to go live for a U.S. state since 2008.