2010 Tax Software Survey: CrossLink 1040

August 1, 2010

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General Information
Tax program name: CrossLink 1040
Vendor name: Petz Enterprises, Inc.
Telephone (sales): 800-345-4337
E-mail (sales): sales@petzent.com
Website: www.CrossLinkTax.com
Number of users: N/A
Pricing
Price on Federal 1040 (new customers):

$995 

     Increase from last year? No
     By how much? N/A
Renewal price: Based on several factors
State price (new customers): Call for details
     State renewal price: Based on several factors
Pay-per-return pricing: N/A
Additional cost for e-filed returns: Call for details
Web/SaaS Version
Do you offer an online/SaaS version? Yes
     Name: CrossLink Multi-Site Online
     Cost: $2,500
     Number of users: N/A
     When introduced: 2005
Support
Toll free phone: 800-345-4337
Hours: 24/7 during tax season
E-mail support? Yes
IM/Chat? No
Other? N/A
Features/Functionality
Do you offer organizers? Yes
Client letters? Yes
Client portals?

Yes. Introduced in 2009.

Call for pricing details.

Does your software integrate with other products? N/A
New features added to your software for this year:
  • 2D Barcode Scanning of W2s and K1s(1041,1120S,1065)
  • Secure Offsite Storage (S.O.S.)
  • Secure email of PDF returns
  • Itemized billing

Additional Comments

  • TextLink™: SMS text notification
  • Scan & Store: Scan taxpayer documents directly into the tax return
  • Electronic Signature Pads to capture taxpayer, preparer and ERO signatures

 

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