Third-Party Software for Partnership and Economic Development Surcharge Tax e-File Returns

Overview

Business taxpayers have the option of purchasing and using third-party software to prepare and electronically file and pay their Partnership and Economic Development Surcharge tax returns. While the Wisconsin Department of Revenue 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 the Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR). Their software products have been tested to ensure their reliability and value; however, DOR does not guarantee any aspect of the software, its features or performance. The private software vendor companies and websites are not contractually associated with DOR. Please make sure the software vendor company supports all of the forms and schedules you need to electronically file your corporation franchise or income tax return.

Product Name/Company Web Address Wisconsin Forms Supported
Agile Tax (Thomson Reuters)
Telephone (855) 244-5382
agiletax.com Form 3
ATX 2013 (CCHSFS-ATX)
Telephone (800) 638-8291
atxinc.com Form 3
Blockworks (H & R Block Inc)
Telephone (800) 473-5625
hrblock.com Forms 3, 1-CNP, PW-1
Corptax
Telephone (800) 966-1639
www.corptax.com Forms 3, 1-CNP, PW-1
Drake Software
Telephone (828) 524-8020
www.drakesoftware.com Form 3
GoSystem Tax
Telephone (800) 968-8900
cs.thomsonreuters.com/gosystem/ Forms 3, 1-CNP, PW-1
Lacerte
Telephone (800) 765-7777
www.lacertesoftware.com Form 3
ProSeries (Intuit)
Telephone (800) 945-2820
proseries.com Form 3
ProSystem fx (CCH))
Telephone (800) 739-9998
cchgroup.com Forms 3, 1-CNP, PW-1
TaxACT
Telephone (319) 373-3600
taxact.com Forms 3, PW-1*
TaxSlayer Pro
Telephone (888) 420-1040
taxslayerpro.com Form 3
TaxWise
Telephone (770) 857-5000
taxwise.com Form 3
UltraTax CS (CS Professional Suite) Thomson Creative Solutions
Telephone (800) 968-8900
cs.thomsonreuters.com Forms 3, 1-CNP, PW-1
Vertex Income Tax - Domestic
Telephone (800) 635-1120
www.vertexinc.com Forms 3, 1-CNP, PW‑1

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.

February 6, 2014