The main purpose of the digital certificate is to ensure that the application belongs to the entity to which the certificate was issued. The Intuit digital certificate does not guarantee that a signed application is safe to run, but rather informs the user that the software was digitally signed by Intuit and verified by a trusted Certificate Authority (CA).
Intuit Inc. develops financial and tax preparation software and related services for small businesses, accountants and individuals. Intuit makes the personal finance programs Quicken and TurboTax (and its Canadian counterpart, QuickTax), as well as the small business accounting program QuickBooks. In addition, they produce QuickBooks Point of Sale solution for small retailers, professional tax solutions ProSeries and Lacerte, and the Web-based corporate workgroup productivity solution QuickBase. www.intuit.com
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“Our flagship products - QuickBooks, TurboTax and Quicken - define our commitment to revolutionize the way people manage their personal finances, run small businesses and pay employees. Our lineup of tax preparation products helps individuals and small business owners easily and accurately file their own taxes. And working with accountants, we've become a staple of American small business, with a widespread and deep-rooted presence that's second to none.”