ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 5, 2006--TALX Corporation
(NASDAQ:TALX), a leading provider of payroll-related and human
resources services, announced today that J. Robert Lawter has joined
the Employer Tax Services Group of TALX UC eXpress(R). Mr. Lawter is a
former partner with KPMG, LLP and was the partner in charge of the
firm's employment tax practice for the Southeast and Midwest regions.
Mr. Lawter is a CPA and CFP and holds a Masters of Accountancy from
the University of Georgia.
Lawter's diverse responsibilities at TALX include augmenting
current deliverables in the state unemployment tax arena; employment
tax planning, tax advocacy/audit defense, risk mitigation services and
best practice reviews.
"We are so pleased to have Robert on board at TALX. His
professional expertise and industry caliber enable us to further
expand and leverage our tax services into many additional areas that
will continue to benefit our clients in new ways," remarks Ed Chaffin,
president of UC eXpress(R).
Comments William W. Canfield, president and chief executive
officer of TALX, "Robert has a proven track record and solid
performance that fits within the TALX framework. His tax-related
expertise will help us maintain our steady growth in our tax services
TALX UC eXpress(R) provides unemployment claims and tax
administration services to about 9,000 clients nationally, including
approximately 2/3 of the Fortune 500 companies within the U.S. The
Employer Tax Services Group has rapidly grown revenues over the past
three years through internal growth, acquisition and service
Based in St. Louis, Missouri, TALX Corporation holds a leadership
position in two key HR and payroll-related areas -- automated
employment and income verification via The Work Number(R) and
unemployment tax management via UC eXpress(R). The TALX suite of
electronic services also includes tax credits and incentives,
paperless pay, time tracking, W-2 management, I-9 management, and
paperless new hire services. The company's common stock trades in the
Nasdaq National Market under the symbol TALX. For more information
about TALX Corporation, call 314-214-7000 or access the company's Web
site at www.talx.com.
CONTACT: TALX Corporation, St. Louis
Pam Stevens, 314-214-7235
SOURCE: TALX Corporation