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One of the newest products on the market, TaxAct from Second Story Software (, is also providing significant updates to its capabilities and features this year, including support for filing to all states by January 31, 2004. “Our customers can prepare their clients’ federal and state returns sooner than ever before,” said Cammie Greif, VP of Marketing for Second Story. The program will also boast an improved interface that provides “cleaner, simplified and more user-friendly” use, she said, noting that additional enhancements to the Preparer’s editions of TaxAct (1040, 1065, 1120s) will include the following:

A smarter Client Manager that allows customization of the client status field, letting users create as many status options as needed

Support for all states with income tax

e-filing to all states that accept e-filing

The customizable return status fields will enable users to create notices for waiting for information, e-filed, invoiced, or any other note. According to Ms. Greif, all new features and enhancements are driven “in direct response to the requests of our customers.”

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