2010 Tax Software Survey: GoSystem Tax


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General Information
Tax program name: GoSystem Tax
Vendor name: Thomson Reuters
Telephone (sales): 800-968-8900
E-mail (sales): CS.Sales@ThomsonReuters.com
Website: CS.ThomsonReuters.com
Number of users: More than 60,000 individual users
Pricing
Price on Federal 1040 (new customers): Starting at $2,900
     Increase from last year? None
     By how much? N/A
Renewal price: Starting at $2,900
State price (new customers): Included
     State renewal price: Included
Pay-per-return pricing: Not available
Additional cost for e-filed returns: Included
Web/SaaS Version
Do you offer an online/SaaS version? Yes. GoSystem Tax RS is web-based.
     Name: GoSystem Tax RS
     Cost: See above
     Number of users: More than 60,000
     When introduced: 1994
Support
Toll free phone: 800-968-0600
Hours: Varies based on business need, but generally 7am6pm
E-mail support? Yes
IM/Chat? No
Other? N/A
Features/Functionality
Do you offer organizers? Yes
Client letters? Yes
Client portals? No
Does your software integrate with other products?
  • GoFileRoom®
  • Accounting CS™
  • Planner CS®
  • Practice CS®
  • File Cabinet CS®
  • Checkpoint®
  • BNA: Depreciation modules and 1040 Planning
  • Copanion®: GruntWorx suite
  • SurePrep: Express, 1040Scan
  • Intacct: Trial Balance interface
  • Caseware: Trial Balance interface
  • Deskbooks (a Thomson product)
New features added to your software for this year:

Combined and composite states.

We will also be expanding:

Monitoring tools
This will help increase efficiency (on both sides).

Offering more products as web services
As our larger clients see the benefits of a web service, we integrate more of our product line.

 

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