City of Fort Collins, CO Becomes MS Govern's Newest Customer on the Business Tax Suite
June 5, 2013

Fort Collins, CO and St. Louis, MO - Management Solutions for Government (MS Govern), a division of Harris Computer Systems, is pleased to name the City of Fort Collins, Colorado as its newest customer. The City purchased the Govern Business Tax Suite with its field Audit Mobile module and the eGovern Public Self Service Portal Suite.

“Our Colorado Customer list keeps growing and it is very exciting to add the City of Fort Collins as our newest Colorado Customer to implement the Govern Business Tax Suite. The Govern Software will provide the City with a configurable, innovative and comprehensive “Sales and Use Tax” Administration, Billing, Collection, and Audit system with a future implementation of the Business License Module. Using the eGovern Suite, the City will extend its eGovernment services to businesses where they could file their tax returns and pay for the taxes online. With its configurability, the Govern Software will enable the City to control its needs and evolve them as driven by internal and external needs. We look forward to a successful project implementation and ongoing partnership with the City of Fort Collins,” says Richard Beaini, VP of Sales and Marketing.

“The City of Fort Collins was looking for a dynamic, secure and user friendly system that would meet the high standards expected from both our internal users and our tech savvy business community. In addition, the City was seeking a system with robust online capabilities to allow vendors to complete sales tax returns and remit the sales tax electronically. We selected Govern because of its “world-class” capabilities. The system is highly configurable and the functionality exceeded our expectations. Govern will allow the City of Fort Collins to continue to accomplish its vision of providing world-class municipal services” stated Jessica Ping-Small, Sales Tax Manager, City of Fort Collins.

Located in northern Colorado, Fort Collins is home to Colorado State University and an outstanding public school system. Nestled at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Fort Collins offers exciting recreational opportunities, unique cultural offerings, and is a regional center for employment and shopping. Throughout the year, live music and entertainment, as well as great local dining, can be found throughout the historic downtown area. Fort Collins offers the convenience of a small town with all the amenities of a larger City. If you are seeking the Colorado lifestyle and a community in which you can reinvent and reinvigorate yourself then Fort Collins is your City.

Fort Collins was founded as a military fort in 1864 and referred to as "Camp Collins." The post was given the name in honor of Lt. Col. William O. Collins, the popular commander of Ohio Cavalry troops whose headquarters were at Fort Laramie. Fort Collins was incorporated as a town in 1873. Fort Collins is a home rule City with a Council/Manager form of government. This rapidly urbanizing community operates under a sophisticated and comprehensive development plan and is a full-service City. Fort Collins is home to Colorado State University.

Fort Collins is nestled against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and alongside the banks of the Cache La Poudre River. The City lies approximately 5,000 feet above sea level.

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