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Vertex Honors Corporate Tax Innovators at Annual Conference


Vertex Inc., the leading provider of corporate enterprise tax solutions, today announced that it recognized seven companies for technology innovation at its annual Exchange Conference held in Las Vegas, NV this year.

Vertex named the winners of the company's Corporate Tax Innovation Awards on October 29th in front of over 600 tax colleagues and peers at the Bellagio Hotel. Honorees included FCC Environmental, Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG), Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG), Qualcomm (NYSE: QCOM), QVC (Nasdaq: LINTA), Weatherford (NYSE: WFT) and Nestlé USA (NYSE: NSRGY), who was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

“There is a lot to celebrate this year, including the numerous achievements and innovations of all our recipients, as well as the 10-year anniversary of Vertex's Corporate Tax Innovation Awards,” said Jeff Westphal, President and CEO of Vertex Inc. “The awards are significant because we're recognizing forward-thinking companies who understand the relationship between tax and technology, who also create the products, services and jobs that help to drive the local and global economies.”

Vertex honors innovative organizations that have leveraged tax technology from Vertex to solve their toughest challenges. Winners are selected based on their inventive ways of using Vertex tax technology and services.

From VAT compliance audit procedures to the implementation of a tax data warehouse to allow more focus to be spent on strategic planning, this year's winners represent the elite in thought leadership for corporate tax technology, in addition to implementing the best practices for corporate tax.

Innovation Award winners are honored each year at Vertex Exchange, the company's annual conference for corporate tax and technology where the industry's leading tax and technology experts go to learn, share innovative ideas and network.

About Vertex

Founded in 1978, Vertex Inc. is the leading provider of corporate enterprise tax software and services worldwide.

Vertex helps corporations realize the full financial and strategic potential of corporate tax, offering a variety of solutions that streamline, integrate and automate corporate tax processes. Vertex solutions serve multinational corporations in every major line of business tax including; income, sales, consumer use, value added, communications and payroll.

The company's offerings are showcased by Vertex® Enterprise, a data-driven, open-architecture approach to tax technology that integrates all direct and indirect tax processes and technologies with host financial system applications on a single platform. The result is increased efficiency, control, transparency and strategic decision making for Tax and Finance departments.

Vertex is a privately held company that employs over 800 professionals across the globe, at its headquarters in the U.S. (Berwyn, Pa.) and offices in Europe (London), Brazil (São Paulo), Dallas, Fort Collins, Naperville, Phoenix and Sarasota.

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Company contact:
Vertex Inc.
Tricia Schafer-Petrecz, 484-595-6142
Press contact:
Bravo Group
Noelle Lorine, 610-263-8300

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