Roundup of tax software reviews
by AccountingWEB on
Are you disappointed with the tax software you've been using? Have you outgrown your program? Have your needs changed? For whatever reason, are you in the market for new tax software? Here's a small collection of tax software reviews from around the 'net – the results of these reviews might make your decision easier.
The list provided here shows the results of a survey of CPA Technology Advisor readers in December, 2010. Favorite programs are listed in order of reader preference.
This review includes side-by-side rankings as well as descriptive information about individual programs. Nine products are reviewed – these are the consumer products, ranging in price from $7.95 to $49.95. A comprehensive summary about the advantages of using online software is included.
Last September, The Journal of Accountancy joined forces with The Tax Adviser to survey AICPA members who prepared 2009 tax returns for a fee to determine which tax preparation software products were the most popular, what aspects of those products preparers liked, and what they disliked. Seventeen software products were surveyed, Drake and UltraTax CS got the highest marks.
The last time AccountingWEB offered a tax software review was in the fall of 2009. Fourteen products were analyzed to determine what features distinguish the programs from one another.
You may like these other stories...
It's not a reality—yet—but accounting software is poised to eliminate accountants. We are at a tipping point for many similar professions: online education replacing professors, legal software replacing...
Whenever I speak to accountants about creating a cloud practice, the most common question is, “How do I charge my clients?” Ten years ago, maybe even five years ago, if I would’ve posed this question...
While reputational risk is the No. 1 nonfinancial concern among corporate directors, cybersecurity/IT risk is gaining steam. In fact, both private companies and organizations with more than $1 billion in revenue felt they...
Upcoming CPE Webinars
In this session Excel expert David Ringstrom helps beginners get up to speed in Microsoft Excel. However, even experienced Excel users will learn some new tricks, particularly when David discusses under-utilized aspects of Excel.
FRF for SMEs Series--Measurement and Disclosure Principles for various Consolidations and Business Combinations, Part 4B
This webcast will focus on accounting and disclosure policies for various types of consolidations and business combinations.
In this session we'll review best practices for how to generate interest in your firm’s services.
Meet budgets and client expectations using project management skills geared toward the unique challenges faced by CPAs. Kristen Rampe will share how knowing the keys to structuring and executing a successful project can make the difference between success and repeated failures.