Yearly Archives: 2021
The Case for Pre-Calculated Income Tax Returns
Automated tax obligations are no longer a hypothetical item on a wish list—they are practical and achievable. Tax Notes, a leading news source for tax professionals, recently published Fast Enterprises’ Op-Ed on the benefits of pre-calculated tax returns and how to implement them in the U.S.
Alabama Governor Ivey Announces New Statewide Driver License System
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) is revamping its driver license system. This new system, developed by Fast Enterprises, will consolidate various legacy systems into one integrated, modern system, delivering faster, more reliable, and more secure service to Alabaman drivers.
5 Key Steps for Digital Transformation During a Crisis
The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue is on track to finish an almost-five-year software modernization effort on schedule—despite implementing during a global pandemic. Choosing Fast Enterprises, with a proven record of on-time and on-budget software implementations, was one of the key components to the success of the department’s digital transformation. Fast Enterprises’ software implementation merges more than 12 legacy systems into a single system that offers increased efficiency, flexibility, and expanded taxpayer self-service options.
New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration Completes Modernization of Information Systems
After an intensive 36-month effort, the New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration (NHDRA) in partnership with Fast Enterprises has successfully completed the modernization of its information system on-time and on-budget.
New Zealand’s Internal Revenue Switches Off Old Tax System, As Verdict Given On $1.5 Billion Overhaul
New Zealand business groups are labelling one of the public sector’s biggest-ever software projects a huge success. The new system built by US company Fast Enterprises is staged to be completed on time and below budget and figures suggest it’s already close to paying for itself.
Portland, OR Shares New Tax System With Its Neighbors
Last summer, the city of Portland, Oregon, launched a new tax system developed by Fast Enterprises (FAST). Now two of Portland’s neighboring jurisdictions, Oregon Metro and Multnomah County, are partnering with the city to administer their own taxes using this same system.
Finnish VALMIS program awarded Silver Medal at the IPMA Global Project Excellence Awards
The Finnish Tax Administration’s VALMIS program, made possible by software from Fast Enterprises, was awarded the Silver Medal, naming it the second best project in the world by the International Project Management Association (IPMA) Global Project Excellence Awards. As part of the process, IPMA based their assessment on project objectives, results, and other aspects as well as interviews with project members. Congratulations to the Finnish project on such a prestigious award!
How New Zealand Partnered with FAST to Integrate Tax and Child Support
Nearly seven years ago, New Zealand’s Inland Revenue (IR) agency began its partnership with Fast Enterprises to implement a “total makeover” and replacement of the nation’s entire tax system. The IR Transformation Programme is entering its final year, and Greg James—a deputy director who manages the project—is confident that it will be completed on time and below budget. The project not only replaces the software used by IR, but it is also transforming many business processes, including legislation and organizational design.
Fast Enterprises Delivers Cloud-Based Personal Income Tax System for Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania’s tax system modernization project achieved a major milestone in November with the implementation of personal income tax processing in the state’s cloud-based solution from Fast Enterprises (FAST), a provider of essential software and services for citizens and government.