Tax software partners with credit checkers

Acorah Software Products, the suppliers of tax software, has signed a deal
with credit checkers Equifax to help accountants comply with anti-money
laundering verifications.

Acorah has released TaxCalc AML Search and Verify Service which allows
accountants to access Equifax’s database looking up, existence checks and proof
of identity.

Tracy Ebdon-Poole, CEO of said: he depth and accuracy of this
data provides our customers with a detailed and reliable verification of the

‘Further anti-money laundering products will be available in the coming
months and we will be offering all customers of TaxCalc AML Search and Verify a
refund of their initial registration fee when they buy these additional
programmes’ she added.

The company spent three months developing the software, which costs
approximately £1.50 per search, with Equifax expressing an interest in entering
the anti-money laundering verification space.

Firms are able to cross reference date all information found on the electoral
roll, CCJ records as well as receive alerts from Royal Mail redirections and the
Bank of England sanctions list.

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