Global fx® The ASP-based income tax compliance component of the CorpSystem® suite
Global fx is a web-based solution that harnesses the power of the Internet to provide your company with the convenience of 24/7 access to the ProSystem fx Tax. With Global fx, we do all the work for you in managing the software application. CCH installs, updates, and protects the software for you so you don't have to worry about it.
Employee Recruiting and Retention – These days, quality employees expect options that allow them to effectively balance work and life. Global fx provides the flexibility needed to keep up with competitors for the most qualified staff by making remote access and telecommuting a viable solution. Staff members can work from home or any out-of-office location without sacrificing productivity!
Reduced Maintenance – Automatic software updates ensure Global fx programs are always current. Your employees never have to log off the system for an update, and you can rest assured that all team members are working with the same version of the program.
Reduced Hardware Investment – Because our servers handle the software maintenance, data storage, and processing, your internal hardware requirements – including network and workstation – are reduced. We worry about new hardware, not you.
Taking advantage of the ASP (Application Service Provider) model and thin client technology, Global fx makes ProSystem fx Tax instantly accessible from any location via the Internet. The result is added convenience and flexibility, as well as time and cost-savings.
With Global fx, we take care of all software installation and maintenance for you so that you can spend your time on important planning and compliance activities and enjoy powerful benefits like:
Access Control – Easily assign and manage the appropriate access levels for your staff and remote locations. Global fx offers flexible security that allows you to configure access rights that align with your company’s security policies and workflow.
High-Powered Processing – Get superior speed and performance when supported by the appropriate bandwidth. Calculations and data processing are performed on our powerful servers so results are sent to your computer quickly and accurately.
Uninterrupted Business Flow – In the event of a disaster, just find another PC with Internet access, and you’re back at work on your returns. With Global fx, you won’t suffer any loss in valuable time from business interruption.
Using the best technology in the market today, we provide secure data storage, backup and archiving, as well as the latest virus protection. Your data is backed up daily and is also replicated to a secure, remote location several times per day. With Global fx, your information is safe in the event of a computer failure or other unforeseen disasters, such as fires, floods, and other destructive weather conditions. No matter what happens at your office, your returns are safe with us.
Encryption – Global fx requires 128bit encryption for all communication between the client workstation and the Global fx servers. In addition to 128bit encryption, Global fx uses SSL (Secure Socket Layer) to ensure data is secure when traversing over the Internet.
Firewalls – Global fx uses firewalls to prevent unauthorized access to the Global fx network. For offices that have firewalls or routers, the only configuration needed is to have specific ports open for outbound requests and inbound replies.
Anti-Virus Protection – The latest anti-virus software is implemented with Global fx. All files are scanned using the latest virus definitions provided by the anti-virus software vendor. Virus threats are monitored to assure data is kept safe from virus attacks. The Global Time Entry module allows you to key time from any location with an Internet connection.
Password Authentication – Every user who will be accessing the Global fx applications will be provided with a unique user ID and the option to self-select personal passwords.
Access to Financial Data – Your data files and sensitive information remain secure with encryption, firewalls, and password authentication. With Global fx, your tax return data is always securely transferred from your desktop to the web-hosted system. There is no risk of misdirected data files or interception by outsiders.
Global fx provides seamless integration with your desktop application. Still working with ProSystem fx Tax on your local system? No problem! If you chose to maintain a local copy of the program, returns can be seamlessly imported and exported to and from Global fx.
Streamline your corporate tax returns and optimize your productivity with all the tools you need to tackle any corporate return and meet all corporate income tax compliance requirements. Global fx®, the ASP-based income tax compliance component of the CorpSystem suite helps you:
Speed preparation time on your corporate tax returns with seamless G/L and trial balance integration linked to related tax returns.
Manage and automate more of your existing tax workpapers for faster and more accurate results.
Eliminate tedious overrides and manual entries with full Schedule M-3 calculations and support.
Overcome staffing shortages by working smarter with the most complete integrated income tax and workflow solutions, ensuring income tax compliance.
Global fx® features include:
Speeds preparation and review time of your corporate tax returns with an intuitive worksheet interface and bi-directional Excel templates and workpapers.
Links directly to government form instructions at IRS and state revenue department websites which helps you meet income tax compliance requirements.
Enables faster on-screen reviewing with Prior Year numbers displayed in worksheet views and grids.
Provides both single and multi-tiered consolidation of corporate tax returns.
Allows simple navigation to all returns in a consolidated group through an inter-return navigation feature.
Provides both columnar and stacked consolidated supporting statements.
Includes Disregarded Entities and Single Member LLCs
Additional capabilities for corporate tax returns allow you to:
Automatically transfer partner interest using percentages or amounts. Cuts the preparation time on your corporate tax returns significantly and ensures you meet income tax compliance requirements.
Integrate with Microsoft Excel using powerful K-1 import/export spreadsheet templates.
Allocate any or all distributive share items using time segmented, effective ratio, single/multiple tier, or residual allocation, making income tax compliance simple.
Use amounts, percentages, units or any combination to allocate income, deductions, and other Schedule K-1 items.
Comprehensive State Capabilities
The 1120/Corporation module allows you to produce all estimates, extensions and amended state corporate tax returns, with comprehensive multiple state processing for any combination of state corporate tax returns. Entering and reviewing multistate allocation and apportionment data is simple, and integration with Microsoft Excel lets you import and export apportionment spreadsheets, interest and dividend details, capital transactions and more.
G/L Direct, a time saving productivity tool, is available with the CorpSystem tax compliance system. G/L Direct helps you:
Save time by handling adjusting and tax journal entries, producing trial balance workpapers, and automatically totaling and classifying information, before linking to the corporate tax returns.
Easily convert trial balance information from your accounting system or Excel spreadsheets into 1120, 1065 or 990 returns.
Discover how our integrated software and research materials can speed your corporate tax and accounting workflow, and streamline your company's processes.