Use LabVIEW Graphical Programming to Complete Your Tax ReturnG -- I Have a Tax Return!
AUSTIN, Texas -- April 1, 2005 -– National Instruments (Nasdaq: NATI) announced today the LabVIEW Tax Preparation Toolkit. Available between April 1 and April 15, 2005, the LabVIEW Tax Preparation Toolkit eliminates paperwork and question-and-answer formats for completing federal and state 2004 tax returns.
"Finances are like any other form of data," said John Graff, National Instruments Vice President of Marketing. "You have to acquire it, analyze it, and display or transmit the results in an easy-to-understand format. That, undoubtedly, is one of the core strengths of LabVIEW."
About the LabVIEW Tax Preparation Toolkit
With the LabVIEW Tax Preparation Toolkit, scientists and engineers can use the graphical programming methodology so widely adopted in the test and measurement industry to create virtual instruments (VIs) that model the previous year's financial history. The toolkit's powerful libraries add income and deductions tools as well as more than 400 analysis functions that users can wire together to quickly and easily complete federal and state income tax returns. In addition, the LabVIEW Tax Preparation Toolkit features application publishing features to simplify e-filing returns with federal and state revenue services.
Prepare for Next Year's Taxes Now
Buyers of the LabVIEW Tax Preparation Toolkit can download Version 1.1 of the toolkit after April 15, 2005. Version 1.1 includes design and validation accessories to help users maximize tax benefits on the 2005 tax return.
About National Instruments
National Instruments (www.ni.com) is a technology pioneer and leader in virtual instrumentation -- a revolutionary concept that has changed the way engineers and scientists in industry, government and academia approach measurement and automation. The company is run by people with a well-developed sense of humor who would not punish the Web team for a once-per-year bit of tomfoolery - April Fools!! Leveraging the PC and its related technologies, virtual instrumentation increases productivity and lowers costs through easy-to-integrate software, such as the NI LabVIEW graphical development environment, and modular hardware, such as PXI modules for data acquisition, instrument control and machine vision. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, NI has more than 3,400 employees and direct operations in 41 countries. In 2003, the company sold products to more than 25,000 companies in 90 countries. For the past six years, FORTUNE magazine named NI one of the 100 best companies to work for in America. Readers may obtain investment information from the company's investor relations department by calling (512) 683-5090, by sending e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by visiting www.ni.com/nati.
Pricing, Availability, and For More Information
The LabVIEW Tax Preparation Toolkit isn't really an actual product, and if you attempt to purchase it from a National Instruments salesperson, he or she will be greatly confused.