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|Tax program name:||TaxACT 2010 Preparer's 1040 Edition|
|Vendor name:||2nd Story Software|
|Telephone (sales):||800-573-4287 or 319-265-6500|
|Number of users:||N/A|
|Price on Federal 1040 (new customers):||$119|
|Increase from last year?||No|
|By how much?||N/A|
|Renewal price:||$119, but renewal discounts as low as $99 are offered.|
|State price (new customers):||$19.95 per state or $79.95 for all available states|
|State renewal price:||$19.95 per state or $79.95 for all available states|
|Pay-per-return pricing:||Free unlimited printed returns|
|Additional cost for e-filed returns:|| |
Unlimited Federal e-filed returns: $350
1-25 Federal e-filed returns: $7.95 each
26-50 Federal e-filed returns: $5.95 each
51-100 Federal e-filed returns: $3.95 each
101+ Federal e-filed returns: free
Unlimited State e-filed returns: $150
1-25 State e-filed returns: $3.95 each
26-50 State e-filed returns: $2.95 each
51-100 State e-filed returns: $1.95 each
101+ State e-filed returns: free
|Do you offer an online/SaaS version?||No|
|Toll free phone:|| |
For tax help via phone, customers can add TaxACT TaxPayer Support™ for $19.95/tax year (TaxACT TaxPayer Support is included in Enterprise Editions).
Tax season (January 8–April 30)
Monday–Friday: 8am–9pm (CST)
Saturday: 8am–5pm (CST)
Sunday: 12am–5pm (CST)
After tax season (May 1–January 7)
Monday–Friday: 10am–3pm (CST)
|Do you offer organizers?||
Client Manager – View your client list and access returns from one convenient location. Customize how the list is sorted and what information is visible.
Data Organizers – Getting necessary tax information and documents you need for each client is easier and faster with TaxACT Data Organizers. Personalize an information-gathering worksheet for each client, complete with last year's data and corresponding spaces for this year’s data.
|Client letters?||Yes. TaxACT summary letters, instruction letters and invoices can be quickly and easily customized for each client.|
|Does your software integrate with other products?|| |
TaxACT Preparer’s Federal Editions seamlessly integrate with State Editions, transferring client information from federal forms into state forms.
|New features added to your software for this year:|| |
An Enterprise 1040 version is also available for $199, which includes multi-user networking features, additional security options, phone & e-mail support, Document Manager, Appointment Manager and online backup.
Users who need federal and state software as well as unlimited e-filing, can save 20% by purchasing TaxACT Preparer’s 1040 Bundle.
One-hour comprehensive training sessions are available starting in October.
TaxACT also offers federal and state 1065, 1120S and 1120 software, as well as bank products.
Preview versions of TaxACT Preparer’s Federal Editions are released in early October so that users can get a head start on next year’s client returns. Final versions of the software are released in early January. In the meantime, everyone can test drive all TaxACT 2009 Editions for free at www.taxact.com.