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Exhibit 4: Filing Statistics
  Number of federal returns prepared for the 2003 tax year Percentage prepared for individuals Percentage prepared for businesses Percentage of federal returns e-filed Percentage of federal returns e-filed last year Number of state returns prepared Percentage of state returns e-filed Percentage of state returns e-filed last year Percentage who charged extra for e-filing Percentage who planned to charge extra for e-filing next year
Tax program                    
Drake Software 534 80.8% 19.2% 62.3% 40.5% 390.0 47.0% 27.2% 33.0% 6.3%
GoSystem Tax RS 1,646 58.4% 40.9% 27.7% 4.6% 1,978.9 27.2% 3.0% 13.3% 37.2%
Lacerte 771 69.7% 32.1% 34.3% 19.1% 654.5 31.0% 17.2% 20.9% 42.3%
Max Plus 373 72.0% 28.0% 32.7% 25.2% 313.4 28.8% 20.0% 35.5% 38.9%
ProSeries 448 71.4% 30.1% 25.9% 14.8% 370.8 21.5% 11.6% 30.6% 50.4%
ProSystem fx Tax 1,236 65.3% 35.3% 28.5% 15.5% 1,350.3 25.5% 13.4% 44.0% 37.0%
TaxWise 476 75.6% 24.4% 62.4% 47.8% 412.8 53.1% 35.3% 30.6% 36.4%
TaxWorks 578 75.4% 24.2% 40.9% 30.2% 518.8 49.0% 27.3% 45.5% 48.1%
UltraTax 856 71.0% 30.1% 39.6% 22.6% 734.2 37.1% 20.0% 48.1% 36.1%
Average 769 71.1% 29.4% 39.4% 24.5% 747.1 35.6% 19.4% 31.5% 37.0%

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