zaro_ex5


Exhibit 5: Special Client Services
  Percentage offering tax-refund advances Percentage of filings that included such advances Percentage that planned to offer that service next year Percentage that offered online organizers this year Percentage of clients that used them
Tax program          
Drake Software 11.8% 6.0% 11.8% 17.6% 60.0%
GoSystem Tax RS 0.0% N/A 0.0% 14.3% 4.7%
Lacerte 0.2% 10.0% 0.3% 27.0% 15.6%
Max Plus 9.1% 12.0% 13.6% 20.5% 9.8%
ProSeries 3.4% 3.3% 2.7% 13.0% 23.7%
ProSystem fx Tax 0.6% 2.0% 1.1% 28.3% 13.7%
TaxWise 8.3% 15.0% 8.3% 8.3% 1.0%
TaxWorks 10.3% 3.0% 10.3% 14.3% 4.0%
UltraTax 1.8% 6.3% 2.0% 28.6% 11.5%
Average 5.1% 6.4% 5.6% 19.1% 16.0%

SPONSORED REPORT

Cybersecurity threats proliferating for midsize and smaller businesses

This report details how SMBs can properly protect private information from breaches, design and implement a cybersecurity policy, and create safeguards for training and education.

QUIZ

Test yourself on these often confused words

The spelling checker on your word processing program can do only so much to flag problems. Your best insurance is to learn the troublesome words that trip up writers and use them correctly by the standards of formal, written English.