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February 24, 2009 09:00 ET

Pixily Simplifies Tax Filing Process With Its Efficient Online Document Management Service

Offers Consumers and Small Businesses Special Savings During Tax Season

WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwire - February 24, 2009) - Pixily, an interactive document management service for consumers and small businesses, today announced it will offer its users special savings during tax season to help them simplify their tax filing process. This special offer, available until April 15, is designed to help small businesses and consumers affordably manage and store the hundreds of supporting documents necessary for filing taxes such as receipts, investment records, charitable donation forms, medical expenses and home improvement invoices.

"The piles of paper needed to back up yearly tax forms can be overwhelming," said Prasad Thammineni, CEO of Pixily. "There are hundreds of documents required for the process, which inevitably means scrambling to find and organize all of the relevant materials and information to complete tax forms. The Pixily team couldn't be more excited to make it cost-effective for our customers to effortlessly manage all of their paperwork for tax season online and have a faster, easier, more efficient tax filing experience."

In an effort to help taxpayers this year, new Pixily customers who sign up for a plan with the mail in option, can send in an 50 additional sheets per envelope from now until April 15th.

Pixily as a Tax Filing Tool

Pixily provides small businesses and consumers with their very own digital organization assistant to effortlessly and securely scan, file, search, organize and manage any and all of their paper and electronic documents. Pixily customers securely send their paper and electronic documents to Pixily via email, scanner or Pixily boxes or "scanvelopes," water- and tamper-resistant, pre-paid postage envelopes designed to securely mail documents to Pixily. Upon receipt, Pixily scans and uploads the documents to a customer's secure web account, where they can be safely accessed by authorized users from any location. Paper documents can then be securely shredded and recycled by Pixily or returned to customers for recycling. By accessing their Pixily account, users can effortlessly organize their documents for tax preparation with Pixily's labeling tools, quickly find necessary tax information with keyword searches and securely share documents and tax forms with others who are assisting with the tax preparation process.

Pixily's key benefits for preparing taxes include:

--  Quick Filing: Consumers and small businesses can effortlessly send tax-
    related documents to Pixily year round via scanvelope, boxes, scanner or
    email.
--  Fast Finding: Every word in a Pixily document is digitized for quick
    key word searching capabilities.  Customers can find tax information
    quickly for this year's taxes or previous years' taxes through key word
    searches.
--  Quick and Easy Sharing: With Pixily, tax forms and supporting
    documents can be effortlessly shared with accountants online so customers
    don't have to make copies and physically deliver them. This means no more
    last-minute runs to the accounting office with stacks of paperwork.
--  Comprehensive Organizing: Pixily supports ALL of the supporting
    documents to file taxes -- from receipts, to charitable donation forms, to
    bills and invoices, to tax forms and stock certificates.  Every document
    associated with taxes can be stored online in one location via Pixily.
--  Space-efficient Storage: Pixily efficiently saves completed tax forms
    and supporting documents electronically for the required seven years and is
    a great tool for clearing out the backlog of taxes from the past seven
    years.  It's all online, so consumers and small businesses can reclaim
    their storage space, kiss those boxes goodbye and press "shred" now.
    

About Pixily

Pixily is an interactive document management service that helps consumers and small businesses be more organized and efficient. For consumers, Pixily is a digital organization assistant that quickly organizes paper and electronic materials securely online so information can be found in an instant, whenever and wherever it is needed. Pixily is also an affordable on-demand document management service for businesses that saves organizations time and money and enables them to be more environmentally friendly. Headquartered in Waltham, MA, Pixily was founded in 2007. For more information about Pixily, visit www.pixily.com

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