IDI Billing Solutions, Compliance Solutions, Inc. Establish Partnership for Telecom Tax and Compliance Support

Companies streamline the process of helping telecom service providers manage agency compliance and tax research, preparation, filing, disbursement and reporting

VICTOR, N.Y.  (Feb. 7, 2012) – IDI Billing Solutions (IDI), formerly Info Directions, Inc., a leading developer of billing, rating, order management, workflow and selling solutions for the telecommunications industry, today announced a joint marketing agreement with Compliance Solutions, Inc. (CSI).  CSI is a Longwood, Fla.-based professional services organization that provides tax research, preparation, filing, disbursement and reporting services in all 50 states for telecom service providers.

The alliance between IDI and CSI leverages a growing relationship with their shared clients.  IDI’s CostGuard billing and OSS solution provides an integrated tax module that makes it easy for service providers to manage taxing requirements on end user invoices.  Working with CSI, service providers are able to outsource their fulfill reporting demands related to Secretary of State, Department of Revenue and FCC/Public Utility Commission compliance.  Examples include tax preparation, disbursements and remittance; agency audit support and defense; FCC reporting; state annual PUC returns; state USF returns; tax exemptions; and more.

“We are excited about our partnership with IDI,” said Mark Lammert, a Certified Public Accountant and President of Compliance Solutions, Inc.  “Compliance and taxes are two of the most significant operational issues telecom service providers face today.  Combining the tax management capabilities of IDI’s CostGuard B/OSS solution and CSI’s reporting and compliance expertise is a powerful value proposition.”

“IDI has always felt that tax and compliance issues were paramount for service providers.  That’s why we include a tax management module as part of our CostGuard B/OSS solution and why we look for partners, like CSI, that make it easier for our clients to do business,” said Don Culeton, President and CEO of IDI Billing Solutions.  “Working with CSI offers our clients the opportunity to engage with an organization that focuses specifically on proactively addressing complex tax and compliance issues.”

About Compliance Solutions, Inc.

Compliance Solutions, Inc. provides comprehensive compliance solutions including, but not limited to, federal and state universal service and public utility reports, FCC, CPNI reporting, state/city/county sales and use/transaction tax, federal and state income tax, tax rating services and Secretary of State reporting. The company also returns files using an escrow/tax disbursement function, delivering a fully outsourced solution for telecom service providers.  For more information, go to www.csilongwood.com.

About IDI Billing Solutions

IDI Billing Solutions (formerly Info Directions, Inc.) is a leading B/OSS services provider for the telecommunications industry.  IDI’s Billing as a ServiceSM includes the award-winning CostGuard® application, expert back-office and professional services, and a cost-effective SaaS-hosted platform.  Billing as a Service helps providers engaged in mobile, MVNO, local, long distance, data and VoIP monetize their services and streamline operations related to selling, activating, managing and billing customers.  IDI maintains a Gold Hosting Competency in the Microsoft Partner Program.  To learn more about IDI, please visit us at www.idibilling.com or call 1.888.924.4110.

Compliance Solutions, Inc. contact

Phil Pedone
Director of Sales
740 Central Florida Parkway, Suite 2028
Longwood, FL  32750
407.260.1011
phil@csilongwood.com

IDI Billing Solutions contact

Stacey Michaels
Marketing Communications Manager
833 Phillips Road
Victor, NY  14564
585.924.4110
smichaels@idibilling.com

February 7th, 2012|News 2012, Press|