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SafeSend Returns Named 2017 Innovation Award Winner By CPA Practice Advisors

By June 7, 2017 October 23rd, 2019 No Comments

Los Angeles, CA – June 7, 2017 – SafeSend is proud to announce their latest achievement in the accounting and technology field as the winner of the 14th Annual Tax & Accounting Technology Innovation Award for its revolutionary cloud software. This award marks back-to-back wins for SafeSend as they continue a high standard of development and commitment to driving the industry forward.

SafeSend was presented with the award for its cutting-edge product, SafeSend Returns, during a reception and ceremony in June at the California Accounting and Business Show & Conference in Los Angeles.

“We truly had a breakout year with SafeSend Returns during the April 2017 filing season,” explained Senior Vice President of Business Development, Andrew Hatfield. “We had 150 firms deliver over 30,000 tax returns. The firm administrators were able to deliver tax returns in 2–5 minutes and the feedback from taxpayers was very positive. One taxpayer commented, ‘if you can do online shopping you can use SafeSend Returns.’”

CPA Practice Advisors seek companies and software programs that focus on workflow and automation offering innovative ways for firms and their clients to achieve maximum efficiency and profitability.

“SafeSend Returns is being embraced by firms of all sizes. In regard to the larger firms, we already have 44 of the top 300 firms in the US using the program and multiple top 100 firms used it to deliver over 2,000 tax returns each,” added SafeSend President and CEO, Steve Dusablon. “We are honored and excited to receive this award.”

SafeSend Returns is unique in that it is the only all-inclusive electronic system that automates and organizes tax return assembly and delivery. The application saves time and streamlines office workflow by increasing staff productivity with step-by-step instructions and reducing piles of paperwork.

Clients love SafeSend Returns ease of use and the clear, logical delivery of information, allowing them to process, review, approve, and deliver tax returns in four minutes or less.

Winners and finalists of the Tax & Accounting Technology Innovation Award are selected by CPA Practice Advisors editorial board and awards committee, a group of accounting thought leaders and professionals from across the country.

“As the profession continues to embrace new workflows and processes that optimize the potentials of these technologies, firms are improving their efficiency and focusing their practices on more profitable service offerings that, at the same time, are more beneficial to the small businesses that rely on them for advice and strategy,” says CPA Practice Advisor Editor-in-Chief Gail Perry, CPA.

The award honors new and improved technologies that benefit tax and accounting professionals and their clients. Focusing on technology that improves workflow, increased accessibility, enhanced collaboration or other means.

About SafeSend
SafeSend provides easy-to-use software for accounting firms and their clients. Through technological innovation, the company has redefined the way Accounting Firms complete and present tax returns. Through SafeSend Returns, SafeSend has changed the way firms process and deliver documents, while saving their clients time and money and increasing staff efficiency and overall morale. SafeSend Returns is compatible with CCH® Axcess™ and CCH® ProSystem fx®. For more information please visit

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