Tax Software Survey: ATX 1040 Office

August 3, 2009

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Tax program name ATX 1040 Office
Vendor name CCH Small Firm Services
Telephone 800-728-9776
E-mail address sales@atxinc.com
Web site www.atxinc.com
Price on Federal 1040 $635.00

Is this an increase from last year? By how much?

No
Renewal price $571.50
State price Includes all states and local individual forms.
State renewal price Included
Pay-per-return pricing

$425.00

Additional cost for E-filed returns

100 free, then $3.00 federal, $2.00 state, or $200 unlimited.

Online version? Cost? No
Support

Included

Toll-free telephone

800-638-8291

Hours

Tax Season :
Monday – Friday  7:30 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Saturday  8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday  1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (first 4 Sundays)

Off-Season:

Monday – Friday  8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

E-mail support? Yes
IM/chat? No
Other? Please specify

Fax and online knowledge bases articles.

Do you offer organizers? Yes
Client letters Included
Client portals Yes, Site Builder for $695.00
Does your software integrate with other products?
Which ones?

Yes, ATX Client Write-Up, Trial Balance, Fixed Asset Manager, Document Manager, Scan & Fill

New features added to your software for this year

New research platform: IntelliConnect. Automatic updating of software and forms, import for stock transactions for scheduled D, form level help, additional mini-organizers, and much more.

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