Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU) today opened the voting polls to complete the final phase of its Global Firm of the Future contest. In this final stage, the public votes for the firm they wish to see crowned the 2017 Global Firm of the Future Grand Prize Winner. Starting today and ending October 29, 2017, Intuit invites the public to visit the Firm of the Future contest page and vote for one of the top four Global Firm of the Future Finalists: AIS Solutions, AllThatCounts, Business Cents, and Business Works UK Ltd.

AIS Solutions, AllThatCounts, Business Cents and Business Works UK Ltd represent the best firms from Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States that embody the spirit of being a Firm of the Future.

"These four firms represent the best of the best," said Rich Preece, global leader of Intuit's Accountant Segment. "They use online technologies, like QuickBooks Online, QuickBooks Online Accountant and apps to not only manage their firm but to excel at meeting clients' needs. They also use innovative processes and take advantage of powerful social media platforms to grow their brand globally and reach prospects. I can't wait to unveil the winner on stage at QuickBooks Connect in November."

Before voting, the public can view a video of each firm that highlights how it embraces the attributes of being a Firm of the Future. The videos are available in an online gallery, where votes can also be cast.

To help these four firms in their video submission process, Intuit provided a videographer and film producer to work directly with each finalist to create a high-quality video showcasing what makes his or her firm a Firm of the Future. Voters can watch these videos and register to cast their votes for the following finalists at https://intuit.promo.eprize.com/firmofthefuture2017/:

Anyone wishing to vote must first register, and all registrants will only be permitted to vote once per day during the open voting period. The top four finalists will each receive a $5,000 USD cash prize and two tickets to Intuit's fourth QuickBooks Connect, November 15-17, in San Jose, California. The finalist whose video receives the highest number of votes will be named the Grand Prize Winner at the conference and receive $25,000 USD.

Register for QuickBooks Connect and meet the finalists and grand prize winner in-person in November. Additionally, the conference offers a dynamic lineup of speakers, including, Nate Berkus, American interior designer and best-selling author; Dave Gilboa, entrepreneur, philanthropist and co-founder of Warby Parker; and Julie Rice, entrepreneur and co-founder of LifeShop and SoulCycle.

To cast votes through October 29, visit the firms' entries here. To join the conversation, share on Facebook and Twitter using #QBFirmOfTheFuture.

About Intuit Inc. Intuit Inc. is committed to powering prosperity around the world for consumers, small businesses and the self-employed through its ecosystem of innovative financial management solutions.

Its flagship products and services include  QuickBooks® and  TurboTax®, which make it easier to manage  small businesses and  tax preparation and filingQuickBooks Self-Employed provides freelancers and independent contractors with an easy and affordable way to manage their finances and save money at tax time, while  Mint delivers financial tools and insights to help people make smart choices about their money.

Intuit's  ProConnect brand portfolio includes  ProConnect Tax OnlineProSeries® and  Lacerte®, the company's leading tax preparation offerings for professional accountants.

Founded in 1983, Intuit serves 42 million customers in North America, Europe, Australia and Brazil, with revenue of $4.7 billion in its fiscal year 2016. The company has approximately 7,900 employees with major offices in the  United StatesCanada, the  United KingdomIndiaAustralia and other locations. More information can be found at  www.intuit.com.

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