New River Innovation Announces Major New Release of Beyond415—SaaS Application for Tax Professionals Gets a New User Interface and Powerful, User-Requested Features

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New River Innovation, leaders in IRS response SaaS solutions, released major new update of Beyond415, complete with a new user interface, CPE-credit ready courses, and many other user-requested features.

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Our goal is to make it easier for practitioners to work with the IRS. This update to Beyond415 is foundational to our vision and future product offerings.

New River Innovation announced today the major new release of its software for post-filing issues, Beyond415 (v. 2.0). A core enhancement was the complete overhaul of the application’s interface—significantly elevating ease of use. Several new features were added as the result of practitioner feedback, including audit support, quick search navigation, and the ability to earn CPE credits via NASBA-certified courses.

“Our users like the changes we’ve made. Practitioners have especially commented on the need for practical instructions for working with the IRS, which is why we’re making CPE courses for credit available for free,” said Jim Buttonow, CPA, IRS practice and procedure expert and cofounder of New River Innovation.

Core enhancements for this release include:

  • Three free CPE credits with NASBA-certified courses on post-filing IRS practice and procedure
  • Free IRS Reference Account that features a comprehensive IRS contact directory and unlimited access to the Expert Community
  • Significantly enhanced user interface, including quick search navigation
  • Client engagement support, including engagement reporting, document management and a calendar reminder system
  • Online expert community where users can exchange information and share issues and resolutions
  • Additional issue support, including an IRS Audit section complete with hundreds of working papers

“Our goal is to make it easier for practitioners to work with the IRS,” Buttonow said. “This update to Beyond415 is foundational to our vision and future product offerings.”

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About Beyond415
Beyond415 automates post-filing practice and procedure and was developed specifically for tax professionals. The system helps firms save time, be prepared and ease client concerns by providing expert guidance for analyzing a client’s situation, options for client IRS account research, and tools for solution evaluation and comparison. Practitioners can select and customize their response to an IRS issue. Beyond415 pre-populates the necessary documents, including IRS forms, customized cover letters, worksheets, cover sheets, and document request forms — all in the IRS’ accepted format. In its first year of release, Beyond415 was honored with a Technology Innovation Award from CPA Practice Advisor and a K2 Enterprises Quality Award. For more information, visit

About New River Innovation
New River Innovation, based in Greensboro, NC, provides tax and accounting professionals with innovative IRS-support technology. The company’s flagship product, Beyond415, features workflow technology for post-filing IRS issues and notices. For more information about the company, visit


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