Press Release 10-07-2015

RSI Awarded Contract for the Cook County, Illinois Integrated Tax Processing System Project

October 7, 2015. Pembroke, MA – Revenue Solutions, Inc. (RSI), a company that specializes in providing revenue and compliance management products and services to federal, state and municipal government revenue, labor and child support agencies, is pleased to announce a contract with the Cook County, Illinois Department of Revenue to provide Revenue Premier®, RSI’s software solution designed specifically for the tax and revenue industry, and implementation services for a new Integrated Tax Processing System (ITPS).  Cook County, home to Chicago, is the 2nd largest county (in population) in the US.

The County’s goal was to select a reputable external partner for a Commercial-off-the-Shelf (COTS) ITPS to provide a full suite of processing and administration functionality for the County’s home rule taxes. The ITPS project is part of the County’s overall technology modernization strategy and to make it simpler/easier to live in and do business with Cook County, as well as a critical piece of their objective to realize significant productivity gains and real revenue improvement.

Designed specifically for the tax and revenue industry, RSI’s Revenue Premier provides Cook County a comprehensive tax processing solution that has a fully integrated accounting system, a full case management, workflow management and registration system, an integrated correspondence generation and tracking system, a robust e-Filing and e-Payment web portal, and much more.

The ITPS project will consist of two Tax Processing releases and two Compliance releases, implemented over 33 months. Key features of the project include:

  • Implementation of the County’s “Home Rule” tax types:
    • Release 1: Full integrated tax processing for primary business taxes
    • Release 2: Full integrated tax processing for special taxes
  • Implementation of Revenue Premier’s comprehensive Compliance and Audit solution:
    • Release 1b: Enhanced compliance program
    • Release 2b: Additional compliance initiative including Decision Analytics
  • Integration of a new web portal, enabled by the Revenue Premier Taxpayer Portal

“The comprehensive nature of RSI’s software and services solution, their willingness to truly partner with my staff, their highly satisfied client base, and their professional, knowledgeable & enthusiastic staff made RSI the clear winner.”

Zahra Ali
Cook County, Illinois – Director of Revenue

About Revenue Solutions, Inc.
RSI’s mission, since incorporating in 1996, is to assist government agencies realize their business objectives and achieve significant results from information technology investments. RSI partners with clients on information technology initiatives to improve customer service, increase operational efficiency and maximize compliance. Federal, State and Municipal government agencies rely on RSI’s extensive expertise in business and technical domains. With a dedicated team of full-time business and information systems consultants and a suite of software solutions, RSI is one of the largest organizations of its kind dedicated exclusively to tax, labor and child support agencies.

Revenue Premier®, RSI’s flagship product, provides an integrated, functional and advanced technical solution to support the processing, tax accounting and compliance functions of a revenue agency. Revenue Premier is comprised of four (4) primary modules – Integrated Tax Processor, Collections Manager, Portfolio Warehouse and Audit Manager. Revenue Premier boasts an open technical design and a set of shared services which provide vast flexibility for reusing services, integrating other products and a variety of supporting technical infrastructure options.