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EG Systems, Inc. — The W-2/1099 Filer




2011 Overall Rating 4.75

Best Fit

Professional practices with large client rosters for whom they provide year-end reporting.


  • Excellent multi-client management functionality.
  • Comprehensive state, federal & local form support.
  • Multiple batch filing & printing options.
  • Good integration capabilities.
  • Barcoding of W-2s & SSN masking.
  • Automated, free web-based data backup.

Potential Limitations

  • No built-in client billing utility.

Summary & Pricing

The W-2/1099 Filer system has broad compliance capabilities that extend to all 1099, 1098 and W-2 needs, along with 940, 941 and 943 filing, and free integrated e-filing to federal and all states. It offers great customization options and form output capabilities, including document storage and PDF generation, and the new web-based backup utility is an excellent addition. The program is comprised of various modules, starting at $109 for the base package, plus $40 for a laser engine that supports most common forms and allows for plain-paper printing. Non-common laser forms are $10 each, and the Payroll bundle (940/941/943) is $10. The QuickBooks import utility is $35, and the universal import function for importing from legacy applications is an additional $25. An all-inclusive package, then, is priced at $209 per year. Renewal customers receive reduced pricing.

Product Delivery Methods

_X_ On-Premises

___ SaaS

_X_ Hosted by Vendor


Basic System Functions 5

Reporting 4.75

Import/Export Capabilities 4.5

Help/Support 5

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