São Paulo, Brazil, October 1, 2014 –Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that its Brazilian subsidiary has won a contract from Brazil's Pernambuco State Department of Taxation and Finance (SEFAZ-PE) to enhance the current e-Fisco tax billing system. Unisys will be supporting the government organization in a program called "PROFISCO" (Modernization and Transparency Support to Fiscal Management in Pernambuco).
Under the terms of the 13-month contract, Unisys will enhance the system with new fraud identity capabilities, streamline workflow, and migrate legacy databases to the electronic platform.
Unisys has provided IT services to SEFAZ since 2000, when the e-Fisco system was first developed. In 2004, Unisys also started to provide SEFAZ with IT outsourcing and application support.
"IT solutions developed by Unisys have been helping SEFAZ optimize our work. With this new agreement we are aiming to continue enhancing our applications to offer a high level of quality in the services we provide to the citizens of Pernambuco," said Ana Paula Serrano, IT Superintendent at SEFAZ.
"The expansion of this project reflects SEFAZ's confidence in all the work Unisys has been doing in a mission critical area. We look forward to helping SEFAZ improve its tax billing system to the benefit of thousands of citizens," said Helcio Beninatto, President, Unisys Latin America.
Unisys has been chosen through a bid process that took into consideration technical and sales assessments.
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