GruntWorx, LLC Completes SSAE 16 Type II Examination

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Completion of annual Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No.16 examination.

GruntWorx, LLC, a Drake Enterprises company and leader in SaaS-based paperless tax workflow systems, today announced that it has completed its annual Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No.16 examination.

The 2011 SSAE 16 report was compiled by the account firm BrightLine CPAs & Associates, Inc. (formerly SAS70 Solutions). The examination validates Gruntworx’s commitment to operational excellence and client satisfaction. The SSAE 16 Type II SOC I report covers the period from November 1, 2010 to October 31, 2011.

“We are very pleased to have again completed this examination, completing the SSAE 16 examination reflects our commitment to our customers security and our control standards,” said Phil Drake, CEO of Drake Software. “This reinforces to our customers that we have the highest standards of processes, controls and procedures in place and can safely manage their confidential information.”

SSAE16, which supersedes the SAS 70 audit standard, is the adopted version of the International Standards for Assurance Engagements (ISAE) No. 3402, Assurance Reports on Controls at a Service Organization, for use in the United States.

About Gruntworx
Gruntworx provides a comprehensive and integrated family of web-based products that automate client tax document retrieval, organization, data entry, and review. The GruntWorx family of products has been in use for multiple tax seasons by thousands of accounting professionals - from sole practitioners to those working in large regional firms and the Big 4. GruntWorx is the product of choice for tax professionals - with more than 4 million processed tax forms this past tax season. To date, Gruntworx products have earned multiple accolades, including back-to-back Technology Innovation Awards and a Reader's Choice Award from The CPA Technology Advisor, Accounting Today's Top 100 Ones to Watch, and a K2 Annual Quality Award. For more information, visit

About Drake Software
For 34 years, Drake Software has been committed to providing tax professionals the tools they need to build their businesses and attract new clients. Drake maintains a steady focus on value, consistent excellence in federal and state programming, and free electronic filing. In addition to tax preparation software, Drake offers real-time web reporting, preparer websites, online tax research, free bank product software, and free state software for all states. For more information, visit


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