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Why the Tax is Our Unsung COVID Hero
Using GenTax, Fast Enterprises’ tax processing software, New Zealand Inland Revenue has been quietly and efficiently helping to support the economy and assisting thousands of businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic. Inland Revenue staff and their FAST colleagues were able to quickly make changes in their GenTax implementation to provide wage subsidies, issue loans to small businesses, and implement tax relief measures. These changes were put in place while Inland Revenue still carried on its business-as-usual. The inbuilt flexibility of GenTax has enabled New Zealand to repurpose its tax system to meet both immediate and future economic challenges resulting from COVID-19.
Governor Lamont Announces Launch of Connecticut’s New Online State Tax Filing System
Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont announced the launch of the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS) multi-year IT modernization initiative through a partnership with Fast Enterprises that will improve the customer’s experience and deliver additional, user-friendly features such as mobile device-friendly design, secure web messaging, and advanced tax filing reminders.
FAST Recognized as One of PEOPLE's 50 Companies That Care
Partnering with Great Place to Work, PEOPLE identifies the top U.S. companies supporting their employees and their communities during COVID-19. Fast Enterprises is among the 50 companies highlighted for the great work they have accomplished in their communities year-round.
Nebraska VicToRy and Georgia DRIVES Recognized for Excellence in Government Partnership
AAMVA’s awards program recognizes those who have committed their time and resources to safety initiatives, outstanding customer service, and public affairs and consumer education programs throughout North America. In 2020, two Fast Enterprises projects received awards in Excellence in Government Partnership. The Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles Vehicle Titling & Registration Modernization project was honored as both an international and regional winner and the Georgia Department of Revenue's DRIVES Project was recognized with regional honors.
Excellence in Technology Award
After the successful launch of their new integrated tax system, the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue’s (DOR’s) modernization project received an Excellence in Technology Award at the Pennsylvania Digital Government Summit. In partnership with Fast Enterprises, the DOR implemented the GenTax software to produce major upgrades that include the launch of the Pennsylvania Tax Hub (PATH), as well as the online filing system, myPATH. The award recognizes stellar achievement in the public sector throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.