Tax software

2018 tax software survey

To get through the rigors of tax season, CPAs depend on their tax preparation software. Here’s how they rate the leading professional products.

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


Tax reform changes are now in effect

With all the recent tax law changes, this year it’s more important than ever to make sure your clients’ tax situations are squared away before year end. This report provides necessary guidance to ensure 2019 starts without a hitch.


Understanding the new Sec. 199A business income deduction

The new deduction allows certain business owners to keep pace with the significant corporate tax cut provided by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.