2010 Tax Software Survey: Intuit ProLine Tax Online Edition


Click here for detailed survey responses for Intuit ProLine Tax Online Edition. (Opens in new window; click once to enlarge.)

General Information
Tax program name: Intuit ProLine Tax Online Edition
Vendor name: Intuit, Inc.
Telephone (sales): 888-236-9501
E-mail (sales): APD_Sales@intuit.com 
Website: http://proadvisor.intuit.com/product/more-products-solutions/tools/tax-online-edition.jsp
Number of users: Not disclosed
Pricing
Price on Federal 1040 (new customers):

Tax Year '09: The pay-per-return model has no upfront licensing fees. Regular pricing is $19.95 per return and promotional pricing is $9.95 per return.

Tax Year '10 pricing still to be determined.

     Increase from last year? N/A
     By how much? N/A
Renewal price: N/A
State price (new customers): Pricing includes e-filing and states.
     State renewal price: N/A
Pay-per-return pricing: See above.
Additional cost for e-filed returns: No. Pricing includes e-filing and states.
Web/SaaS Version
Do you offer an online/SaaS version? Yes. This is a SaaS-only offering.
     Name: Intuit ProLine Tax Onliine
     Cost:

$9.95 per return promotional pricing.

$19.95 per return regular pricing.

     Number of users: Not disclosed
     When introduced: August 2009 for Beta; November 2009 for launch.
Support
Toll free phone: N/A
Hours: N/A
E-mail support? Yes
IM/Chat? Yes
Other? Intuit provides free U.S.-based technical support via a wide-range of convenient options, which include online knowledgebase, Live Community, e-mail and online chat.
Features/Functionality
Do you offer organizers? No
Client letters? No
Client portals? No
Does your software integrate with other products? No
New features added to your software for this year:
  • As ProLine Tax Online is SaaS-based, additions and improvements to the product can be made seamlessly – no software add-ons or downloads required. ProLine Tax Online users only need a computer and Internet connection for anytime, anywhere access.
  • Data Entry Improvements
  • Complete 1040 tax content with all states
  • Status & Notes
  • Multi-user support
  • And more to come
  • The Pay-Per-Return model has no upfront licensing fees, allowing tax practitioners to enjoy the benefits of a robust solution that scales as their business grows.

 

SPONSORED REPORT

Click-through nexus: Pushing the boundaries of sales tax compliance

Sales and use tax compliance has been complicated by nexus expansion. In this report, we provide an overview of this issue and include a handy state-by-state summary of click-through nexus or notification requirements.

QUIZ

News quiz: Making allowances for the kids and the economy

Recent news gives CPAs insight into Americans’ attitudes about children and money and gauges outlook on the economy. See how much you know about recent news and reports with this quiz.

CHECKLIST

Auditing risks in culture

Cultural flaws can seriously damage an organization. Here’s how internal auditors can reduce risks by embedding culture audits into existing audit programs.