Point & Pay and Thomson Reuters Simplify Tax Payments for Florida’s Local Government Agencies

OLDSMAR, Fla. – August 9, 2012 – Point & Pay (http://www.pointandpay.com), a wholly-owned subsidiary of North American Bancard, today announced an extension of the company’s business partnership with Thomson Reuters and its Tax & Accounting, Government business, formerly known as Manatron. This extended relationship simplifies the in-person tax payment process for Florida’s local government agencies and signals continued growth for both companies.


As part of the agreement, Thomson Reuters software collects customer information from clerks at tax payment offices, and passes the data to Point & Pay for secure processing. The new user integration is seamless, enabling clerks to handle data and process payments end-to-end within the Thomson Reuters application. This free system upgrade is available to both new and existing Point & Pay/Thomson Reuters government clients.

“Our agreement with Thomson Reuters lends an important new component to the services we provide our Florida clients,” said Kevin C. Connell, President, Point & Pay. “Thanks to this new, simplified integration with Thomson Reuters, we expect more government offices across Florida will make the switch to Point & Pay’s more flexible and customized payment solutions as we continue our remarkable progress.”

According to Al Ales, Director, Operations for Thomson Reuters, “We are pleased to continue our partnership with Point & Pay, as it helps us meet our objective of simplifying the tax management lifecycle for government agencies.”

Point & Pay enables government agencies and utilities to accept electronic payments from consumers and businesses for taxes, registrations, licenses, utility bills, and other services and fees using credit and debit cards or electronic checks - anytime, anywhere. For more information on Point & Pay, visit http://www.pointandpay.com.




About Point & Pay
Point & Pay enables government agencies and utilities to accept electronic payments from consumers and businesses for taxes, registrations, licenses, utility bills, and other services and fees using credit and debit cards or electronic checks - anytime, anywhere. Point and Pay is a wholly owned subsidiary of North American Bancard, one of the electronic payment processing industry's leading solutions providers. For more information, go to www.pointandpay.com.

About North American Bancard
Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, North American Bancard is a multi-faceted payment solutions provider dedicated to providing the latest technology as well as committing to the highest service levels. As a registered MSP/ISO since 1992, North American Bancard provides its clients with a full suite of products and services including credit, debit, EBT, check conversion and guarantee, ATM, gift and loyalty cards and online payment gateway solutions. NAB processes over $12 billion in electronic transactions annually for over 155,000 merchants nationwide. For more information, visit www.nabancard.com.

About Thomson Reuters
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for governments, businesses, and professionals, combining industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. Our integrated Government Revenue Management (GRM) suite offers end-to-end software with services to ensure revenue through land and property tax administration for governments around the world. Meeting the needs of emerging economies, OpenTitle™ is a registry and cadastre tool with an all-inclusive approach to collecting, documenting, and recording the documentary and geographic information relating to property rights.

Media Inquiries, Point & Pay: Kevin Connell, President, kconnell(at)pointandpay.com, +1-888-891-6064
Media Inquiries, Thomson Reuters: Rachel Bryant, Marketing Manager, rachel.bryant(at)thomsonreuters.com, +1-866-471-2900


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