Tax Software Survey: TaxWorks


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Tax program name TaxWorks
Vendor name RedGear Technologies Inc.
Telephone 800-230-2322
E-mail address sales@taxworks.com
Web site taxworks.com
Price on Federal 1040 $1,095.00

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

No
Renewal price $1,095.00
State price $260.00
State renewal price $200.00
Pay-per-return pricing

$400 usable deposit - $20 per 1040 federal w/ one state, $35 for any Business federal w/ one state

Additional cost for E-filed returns

No charge. Electronic filing is free.

Online version? Cost? No
Support

No charge. Support is free for customers.

Toll-free telephone 800-843-1139
Hours

7 a.m. to 8 p.m. M-F, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. During tax season (MT time). Regular work hours off-season.

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

Fax

Do you offer organizers? Yes
Client letters

Yes, defaulted to our design, or customizable to client’s design.

Client portals No
Does your software integrate with other products?
Which ones?

Yes, ArkWorks, most paperless office products, as well as bridging to most accounting packages.

New features added to your software for this year

Audit checks on many fields, and migration over to .Net format.

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