Best Tax Preparation Software Starting a Business

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    Ryan
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    Hi Everyone,

    I am planning to start a tax preparation business to work on the side of my corporate 9 to 5. What is the best tax preparation software out there for a small business/start up? Any recommendations on resources for novices getting started or even what some seasoned pros refer to? I ordered the 2022 US Master Tax Guide (used at a great price) to start. Any other insights or advice would be greatly appreciated!

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    Sharpone
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    I think Lacerte is the best. The only other software that I have worked with is ProSeries, which did not seem as robust as Lacerte. Although Lacerte may seem not as “user-friendly” as ProSeries if you are just starting out…. You really have to know what you are doing when using Lacerte.

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    monikernc
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    I concur with Lacerte. Support is adequate and software is easy to learn and comprehensive. For a startup use their pay as you go. Factor in the software cost to your fees. Can get expensive but it is a passthrough expense. I have been using it for many years and it does everything I need for federal and state, individual, trusts and estates. I do not do business returns as I work solely for an estate planning law firm. Others will mention Drake which is more affordable and their support, I hear, is excellent. Have you started your application for your EFIN yet? You need to get that going now for the upcoming tax season. Applications take awhile.

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