CCH ® AnswerConnect

Put all the information you need at your fingertips and get answers to your tax research questions in less time. Tax research can be challenging, whether you are an experienced researcher or a new professional. Get expertly-authored answers on thousands of tax and accounting topics – all in one place.

Quick Answers

Get simpler, faster access to a broad range of information and multistate content without need to go to multiple sites.

Deep Insight

Gain foundational knowledge and insight on all areas of federal and state tax law.

Confidence in Content

Get answers instead of documents or publications.

CCH AnswerConnect Has the Answers You Need Right at Your Fingertips

CCH AnswerConnect Prime

This is our introductory tax help package. It includes:

  • U.S. Master Tax Guide and primary sources
  • Top level federal topic pages to provide explanations about tax topics
  • Basic CodeConnect to easily navigate the Internal Revenue Code
  • Tax news highlights and tax briefings to stay apprised of tax changes
  • Client letter toolkit with over 400 client letters to advise and inform your clients


CCH AnswerConnect Essentials

Need a more advanced tax research solution? Here it is! CCH AnswerConnect Essentials provides everything in CCH AnswerConnect Prime plus:

  • State topic pages
  • Tax Prep Partner 1040 for integrated line by line explanations, tools, and practice aids for preparing more accurate individual returns


CCH AnswerConnect Expert

Need more for preparing individual and business returns? You get everything in CCH AnswerConnect Essentials plus:

  • More comprehensive Federal and State topic pages for broader, more in-depth tax topics
  • The full set of calculators
  • Interactive research aids
  • Tax Prep Partner for 1040, 1120, 1120S and 1065


CCH AnswerConnect — CCH® SmartCharts

  • Get reliable, time-saving research across hundreds of critical state tax topics for all major tax types. CCH SmartCharts provide quick answers with links to primary sources and other key information.
  • With CCH AnswerConnect, your search experience is transformed! CCH SmartCharts have always been the best resource for quick answers, and now accessing them is even easier. CCH SmartCharts are now integrated directly into your search results. Simply type in your keyword search and the available CCH SmartCharts will be featured at the top of your search results. Charts are pre-configured based on your search term topics and jurisdictions.
  • Never again will you have to wonder if you're looking in the right place; simply enter the state name or abbreviation with your search term and CCH AnswerConnect will find the chart for you.


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CCH AnswerConnect Tax Prep Partner Series

Now there’s an online resource from CCH that guides professionals through the most common and complex areas of tax return preparation with line-by-line explanations, help with confusing terms, easy-to-find answers and a wide variety of practice aids. CCH® Tax Prep Partner Series™ is a set of return-focused online compliance resources that speeds the work of preparing common tax returns by providing straightforward answers to practitioners’ questions.

Tax Prep Partner



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