Computime Provides World Class eSignature Sales & Support to Users of the CrossLink® Suite of Professional Tax Software

Petz Enterprises, Inc. Extends Integration of Topaz Systems SigLite Devices to CrossLink Multi-site Online.

St. Louis, MO, July 16, 2009 --( Computime, Inc., an authorized fulfillment partner for Topaz Systems, announced today that Petz Enterprises, Inc. (PEI) now supports Topaz SigLite electronic signature pads for use with its CrossLink Multi-site Online tax preparation solution. As manager of the world’s largest and most diverse eSignature capture distribution channel, Computime will handle signature pad sales, distribution, and support on behalf of PEI.

“Support of electronic signature pads for CrossLink Multi-site Online is representative of our long history of providing professional tax preparers with the tools they need to efficiently process client tax returns,” stated Chuck Petz, CPA, Vice President of Tax Software Development for PEI. “Now both our high-volume desktop users of CrossLink 1040 and the users of CrossLink Multi-site Online can benefit from the time savings and efficiency improvements of the Topaz electronic signature pads.”

The ability to use Topaz SigLite electronic signature pads enables CrossLink Multi-site Online customers to meet government disclosure requirements, minimize errors, and begin to move toward a paperless office.

By managing signature pad sales, distribution, and support on behalf of PEI, Computime is giving high-volume retail tax professionals access to expert product consultations, direct shipping, specialized technical support, and more. In addition, Computime has assisted PEI via its broad range of eSignature marketing services, including:

· Provided official high-resolution product photos and manufacturer-approved copy for information via the CrossLink website.

· Trained PEI staff on helping CrossLink customers choose the supported Topaz pad model that will best fit their unique needs.

· Supplied PEI with demo units so that users can experience firsthand the eSignature functionality of CrossLink Multi-site Online and CrossLink 1040 during live product demonstrations at upcoming trade shows and industry events.

“Computime’s channel support services are designed to facilitate and advance quality relationships between Topaz Systems and integrators like PEI,” said Joshua Levey, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Computime. “By leveraging our capabilities, PEI is enabling CrossLink 1040 and CrossLink Multi-site Online customers to truly maximize the benefits of Topaz eSignature capture and paperless tax preparation solutions. We are proud to play a role in their success.”

More information regarding CrossLink support for Topaz electronic signature capture pads can be found online at To learn more about Computime’s broad range of eSignature sales, marketing, distribution, and support services, please visit

About Computime, Inc.
Headquartered in St. Louis, MO, Computime, Inc. has become a trusted source for Topaz Systems electronic signature capture devices by providing appropriate, cost-effective eSignature products for an ever-expanding customer base of Financial Institutions, Government Agencies, Insurance and Healthcare Providers, and the Point of Sale, Point of Delivery, Automotive, and Photo ID/Security industries. For more information on Computime’s services and industry-proven reputation for quality service and customer focus, visit

About Petz Enterprises, Inc.
Petz Enterprises, Inc., makers of the CrossLink suite of tax software solutions and services, is a leading provider of tax preparation and filing solutions for the professional and consumer markets, helping to automate and simplify federal, state and local tax compliance. Founded in 1974 and based in Tracy, California, PEI is dedicated to serving the needs of the professional tax community and U.S. taxpayers worldwide. For more information about PEI professional tax solutions and services, visit

About Topaz Systems
Topaz Systems is a leading developer and manufacturer of electronic signature software and hardware, and has been based in Simi Valley, California since 1995. Topaz provides all the hardware, software, intellectual property, and expertise to enable paperless document creation, signing, and authentication of electronic forms with digital handwritten signatures. Topaz is the recipient of multiple industry awards including six-time consecutive wins of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 award for outstanding growth, Deloitte technology Fast 500 honors, INC 500, and INC 5000 recognition.

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