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The 14th Annual American Business Awards Honors BizFilings with a Bronze Stevie for Launch of Incorporation Wizard

New York, NY (Marketwired - May 23, 2016)

Wolters Kluwer’s BizFilings Wins American Business Award for Company of the Year

Wolters Kluwer’s BizFilings announced today that it has been honored with a Bronze Stevie award for Company of the Year in the 2016 American Business Awards (ABA) competition. The American Business Awards, one of seven Stevie Awards competitions, are considered the premier business awards program in the U.S.

BizFilings was recognized for its Incorporation Wizard, an online tool that helps business owners understand entity type options (corporation, LLC, S Corp., etc.) for structuring their business. Incorporation is an important first step in launching a business and offers many benefits to business owners such as asset protection and enhanced credibility.

"It’s an honor to be recognized for the success of the Incorporation Wizard," said Jennifer Friedman, Vice President of Wolters Kluwer’s BizFilings. "Over the past 20 years, BizFilings has incorporated thousands of businesses. The Incorporation Wizard is a key tool in helping entrepreneurs to understand and choose the best entity structure for their business."

The ABAs are judged by more than 200 executives across the U.S., including many of the world’s most respected entrepreneurs, innovators and business educators. Submissions are judged based on the overall quality of the entry, including the merits of the claims to innovation, integrity, effectiveness, creativity and growth.

BizFilings helps small business owners form a corporation, an LLC, or other business structure quickly and efficiently online or by telephone. BizFilings also offers business filing and compliance products, such as registered agent services, to help businesses remain in compliance with regulations in various states and nationwide.

About The Stevie Awards

The Stevie® Awards are the world's premier business awards. They were created in 2002 to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals worldwide.

About Wolters Kluwer Governance, Risk & Compliance

Wolters Kluwer Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) is a division of Wolters Kluwerwhich provides legal, finance, risk and compliance professionals and small business owners with a broad spectrum of solutions, services and expertise needed to help manage myriad governance, risk and compliance needs in dynamic markets and regulatory environments. The division's prominent brands include: AppOne®, AuthenticWeb™, Bankers Systems®, BizFilings®, Capital Changes, CASH Suite™, CT Corporation, CT Lien Solutions, Corsearch, ELM Solutions, Tymetrix® 360, Passport® and LegaVIEW®, and GainsKeeper®, OneSumX®, TyMetrix®, Uniform Forms™, VMP® Mortgage Solutions and Wiz®.

Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. Wolters Kluwer reported 2015 annual revenues of EUR 4.2 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide.


Charles Miller
Director, Business Unit Communications
Corporate Marketing Communications
Wolters Kluwer Governance, Risk & Compliance

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Senior Account Executive
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