United States

McGladrey LLP and Vertex SMB Announce Strategic Partnership

Collaboration provides sales & use tax solutions for middle market leaders



McGladrey LLP, the nation's leading provider of assurance, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, today announced a strategic partnership with Vertex SMB, the primary sales and use tax solutions provider for small and medium-sized business. This collaboration will strengthen McGladrey's ability to solve its clients' complex sales tax challenges by using an automation solution based on a proven platform and which adapts to fit each client's distinct needs. 

McGladrey is the first full service accounting, tax and consulting firm and value-added reseller to deliver this unique, cloud-based automation platform designed specifically for the middle market. Built on industry-leading Vertex software, TaxCentral offers small and medium-sized businesses a proven, accurate and simple solution that integrates directly with mid-market enterprise resource planning systems and leading ecommerce platforms.  

The relationship between Vertex SMB and McGladrey LLP will provide the middle market with a first-class, scalable solution that requires no upfront software investment by business owners.

"As the first full service firm to align with Vertex SMB, McGladrey is elated with our new partnership," said Steve Parish, principal and national sales tax automation leader for McGladrey. "In the sales and use tax automation arena, one size doesn't necessarily fit all. As our clients' trusted advisors, we are focused on providing the right services and solutions to meet simple and complex sales and use tax compliance needs. Helping bring a new, robust solution such as Vertex SMB TaxCentral to our middle market tax and consulting clients is an important part of providing overall value and the scalability to address those needs." 

 "We're extremely excited that McGladrey is partnering with Vertex SMB," said David Henkin, vice president and general manager at Vertex SMB.  "Combining their expertise with our unique tax calculation solution will bring unprecedented value to McGladrey, as well as Vertex SMB's current and future clients. We're looking forward to working closely with McGladrey's consulting team and sales force to provide their clients with our best-in-class solution."

About Vertex SMB
Vertex SMB is the business division of Vertex Inc. dedicated to providing sales and use tax solutions for small and medium-sized businesses.  Vertex SMB runs on the most advanced calculation and returns software platform in the industry, used by thousands of the largest corporations in the world.

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.

About McGladrey
Effective Oct. 26, 2015, McGladrey will unite with fellow members of our global network under the common brand name RSM. McGladrey LLP is the leading U.S. provider of assurance, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, with 8,000 professionals and associates in 80 cities nationwide. A licensed CPA firm, McGladrey serves clients around the world through RSM International, a global network of independent accounting, tax and consulting firms. For more information, join our Facebook fan page at McGladrey News, follow us on Twitter @McGladrey, and connect with us on LinkedIn, and/or on YouTube.


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