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Exhibit 7: Tax and International Processes
  Carillon eEnterprise E by Epicor MK Manufact'g Enterprise IQ Progression ERP Plus Scala 5.1 Solomon Traverse
Tax                    
Evaluation of international tax support Average Below average N/A Average Above average Above average Average Average N/A N/A
Can an it handle cash to/from different countries? No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes, with configuration Yes, with configuration No No
Can it handle intercompany receivables/payables? Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes, with configuration Yes, with configuration No No
Does it provide coding for deductibles and nondeductibles by country? Yes No No No No Yes Yes, with configuration Yes, with configuration No No
Are there standard reports based on country deductibles/nondeductibles? No No No No No Yes, in local package Yes, with configuration Yes, with configuration No No
Tax bases supported:                    
VAT Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
U.S. sales tax Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Canadian GST/PST Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Other None Australian GST None None None None No Many other tax bases None None
International capabilities:                    
Evaluation of international capabilities Above average Average Average Excellent Below average Average Below average Excellent Average Below average
Can each vendor and customer set a native currency? Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Can it automate foreign currency translation? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Is user interface language easily changed? Yes No No Yes No No No Yes No Yes
Are customer and vendor language easily changed? Yes Yes No No No No No Yes No Yes
Can you track currency exchange rates? Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No
Do graphics indicate what currency is being used? Yes No No No No No No No Yes No
Is it EMU (euro) compliant? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Can it do parallel reporting for local GAAP and U.S. GAAP? Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No
Can it be localized for many countries? No No No No No No No Yes No No
Available in the following languages:                    
Chinese No No Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No
Czech Yes Yes 3rd-party vendor No No No No Yes Yes No
Dutch Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes No No
English Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Finnish No No No Yes No No No No No No
French Canadian Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes No
German Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes No No
Japanese No No No No No Yes No No No No
Korean No No 3rd-party vendor No No Yes Yes No No No
Mexican No No No Yes No No No No No No
Polish Yes Yes 3rd-party vendor Yes No Yes No Yes No No
Portuguese Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes No No
Russian No No Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No
Spanish Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes 3rd-party vendor Yes Yes Yes
Swedish No No Yes Yes No No No No No No
Swiss No No No Yes No No No No No No
Taiwanese No No No No No Yes No No No No
Thai No No No Yes No Yes No Yes No No

N/A = not applicable

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