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


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 Form 3
Telephone (800) 638-8291 Form 3
Blockworks (H & R Block Inc)
Telephone (800) 473-5625 Forms 3, 1-CNP, PW-1
Telephone (800) 966-1639 Forms 3, 1-CNP, PW-1
CrossLink (Petz Enterprises, Inc.)
Telephone (800) 345-4337 Forms 3
Drake Software
Telephone (828) 524-8020 Form 3
GoSystem Tax
Telephone (800) 968-8900 Forms 3, 1-CNP, PW-1
Telephone (800) 765-7777 Form 3
ProSeries (Intuit)
Telephone (800) 945-2820 Form 3
ProSystem fx (CCH))
Telephone (800) 739-9998 Forms 3, 1-CNP, PW-1
Telephone (319) 373-3600 Forms 3, PW-1*
TaxSlayer Pro
Telephone (888) 420-1040 Form 3
Telephone (770) 857-5000 Form 3
UltraTax CS (CS Professional Suite) Thomson Creative Solutions
Telephone (800) 968-8900 Forms 3, 1-CNP, PW-1
Vertex Income Tax - Domestic
Telephone (800) 635-1120 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.

March 5, 2015