Third-Party Software for Corporation Franchise and Income Tax e-file Returns

Overview

Business taxpayers may use third-party software to prepare and electronically file and pay their corporation franchise or income tax returns. While the Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) does not charge for electronic filing of tax returns, third-party vendors typically charge a fee for their software products and services. These products vary in price and features. Filers should keep in mind:

Approved Vendor List

These sites are approved by DOR. Their software products have been tested to ensure their reliability; however, DOR does not guarantee any aspect of the software, its features or performance. The third-party software vendors and websites are not contractually associated with DOR. Make sure the software vendor company supports all of the forms and schedules you need to electronically file your corporation franchise and income tax returns.

Product Name/Company Web Address Wisconsin Forms Supported
Agile Tax (Thomson Reuters)
Telephone (855) 244 5382
agiletax.com Forms 4, 5S
ATX 2013 (CCHSFS-ATX)
Telephone (800) 638-8291
atxinc.com Forms 4, 5, 5S
Blockworks (H & R Block Inc)
Telephone (800) 473-5625
hrblock.com Forms 4, 5, 5S, 1-CNS, PW-1
Corptax (Corptax, Inc)
Telephone (800) 966-1639
corptax.com Forms 4, 4 (Combined), 5, 5S, 1-CNS, PW 1
Drake Software
Telephone (828) 524-8020
drakesoftware.com Forms 5, 5S
GoSystem Tax
Telephone (800) 968-8900
cs.thomsonreuters.com/gosystem/ Forms 4,4 (Combined), 5, 5S, 1-CNS, PW-1
Lacerte
Telephone (800) 765-7777
lacertesoftware.com Forms 4, 4 (Combined), 5, 5S
OLTPRO DESKTOP
Telephone (816) 232-9095
oltpro.com Forms 4, 5, 5S
ProSeries (Intuit)
Telephone (800) 945-2820
proseries.com Forms 4, 5, 5S
ProSystem fx (CCH))
Telephone (800) 739-9985
cchgroup.com Forms 4, 4 (Combined), 5, 5S, 1-CNS, PW 1
TaxACT
Telephone (319) 373-3600
taxact.com Forms 4, 5, 5S, PW-1
TaxSlayer Pro
Telephone (888) 420-1040
taxslayerpro.com Forms 4, 5, 5S
Tax Series (Tax Technologies, Inc)
Telephone (678) 574-2160
taxseries.com Form 4, 4 (Combined)
TaxWise
Telephone (770) 857-5000
taxwise.com Forms 4, 5, 5S
UltraTax CS (CS Professional Suite) Thomson Creative Solutions Telephone (800) 968-8900 cs.thomsonreuters.com Forms 4, 4 (Combined), 4H, 5, 5S, 1-CNS, PW 1
Vertex Income Tax - Domestic
Telephone (800) 635-1120
vertexinc.com Forms 4, 4 (Combined), PW-1

*Testing In Progress

Benefits of Electronic Filing

For more information about vendor products, security, pricing, features, technical support, and other aspects, visit their websites or contact them by phone. It's worth repeating: these products differ in price and features. Look at the total package; investigate all your options.

July 16, 2014