Tax software

2017 tax software survey

This article offers a look at how CPAs judged their tax preparation software in a wide range of types of practices.

2015 Tax Software Survey

See how CPA tax practitioners rated the strengths and weakness of major tax preparation software products they used in 2015.

2014 Tax Software Survey

In our annual survey, thousands of tax practitioners assessed the software they used to prepare 2013 returns.

2012 Tax Software Survey

More than 6,000 CPAs assessed the software they used to prepare 2011 tax returns, revealing what they liked and disliked about their software.

2011 Tax Software Survey

This article presents results from the 2011 tax software survey. More than 10,000 CPAs assessed tax prepartion products and provided detailed information about what they liked and disliked about their tax software.

2010 Tax Software Survey

The Tax Adviser and the Journal of Accountancy conducted a survey of 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.

Newsletter Articles


Get your clients ready for tax season

With the extended 2017 tax filing season drawing to a close, now is the time to get your practice and your clients ready for the 2018 season.


2016 Best Article Award

The winners of The Tax Adviser’s 2016 Best Article Award are Edward Schnee, CPA, Ph.D., and W. Eugene Seago, J.D., Ph.D., for their article, “Taxation of Worthless and Abandoned Partnership Interests.”