Blucora Inc was founded in 1996 and incorporated in the state of Delaware. The Company was named InfoSpace, Inc. prior to a name change in June 2012.The Company provides technology-enabled financial solutions to consumers, small business owners, and tax professionals. It offers products in wealth management and tax preparation services and helps individuals manage their financial lives. The Company's operating business segments are Wealth Management and Tax Preparation. The Wealth Management business distributes products and services through financial advisors who affiliate with HD Vest's subsidiaries as independent contractors. HD Vest provides financial advisors with an integrated platform of brokerage, investment advisory and insurance services to assist in making each financial advisor a financial service center for his/her clients. The Tax Preparation business provides digital do-it-yourself (DDIY) tax preparation solutions for consumers, small business owners, and tax professionals. This segment provides its online service at www.TaxAct.com. TaxAct's professional tax preparer software allows professional tax preparers to prepare and file individual and business returns for their clients. TaxAct offers flexible pricing and packaging options that help tax professionals save money by paying only for the service needed. In addition, the professional tax preparer software includes valuable features that tax professionals. The Company's business is subject to laws and regulations relating to how it conducts operations and anticipate that additional applicable laws and regulations will be enacted in the future.
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