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


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 Forms 4, 5S
Telephone (800) 638-8291 Forms 4, 5S
Blockworks (H & R Block Inc)
Telephone (800) 473-5625 Forms 4, 5S, 1-CNS, PW-1
Corptax (Corptax, Inc)
Telephone (800) 966-1639 Forms 4, 5S, 6, 1-CNS, PW 1
CrossLink (Petz Enterprises, Inc.)
Telephone (800) 345-4337 Forms 4, 5S
Drake Software
Telephone (828) 524-8020 Forms 4, 5S
GoSystem Tax
Telephone (800) 968-8900 Forms 4, 5S, 6, 1-CNS, PW-1
Telephone (800) 765-7777 Forms 4, 5S, 6
Telephone (816) 232-9095 Forms 4, 5S*, 1-CNS*, PW-1*
ProSeries (Intuit)
Telephone (800) 945-2820 Forms 4, 5S
ProSystem fx (CCH))
Telephone (800)739-9998 Forms 4, 5S, 6, 1-CNS, PW 1
Telephone (319) 373-3600 Forms 4, 5S, PW-1
TaxSlayer Pro
Telephone (888) 420-1040 Forms 4, 5S
Telephone (770) 857-5000 Forms 4
UltraTax CS (CS Professional Suite) Thomson Creative Solutions Telephone (800) 968-8900 Forms 4, 4H, 5S, 6, 1-CNS, PW 1
Vertex Income Tax - Domestic
Telephone (800) 635-1120 Form 4

*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.

March 11, 2015