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Drake Software 1040.com Preparer Websites

www.1040.com

 

Best Fit

Drake’s 1040.com preparer websites are exclusively for Drake Software users. and have gone through a full modification in layout, look, color scheme, enhanced ease of use and full edit capabilities.

Strengths

  • Free for Drake Software users.
  • Unlimited pages.
  • Built-in counter for measuring site traffic.
  • Reporting tools allow users to monitor visits, clients using the site, as well as any income generated by the site.
  • The prep-site template offers linking to social media platforms.
  • Users receive free subdomain (prep.1040.com/yournamehere), but can upgrade to a unique domain name.
  • Blog portals may be linked to site, and syndicated news content is provided by Taxingsubjects.com; additional content available for a fee.
  • Firms can offer do-it-yourself online tax preparation through their websites.

Potential Limitations

  • Only seven customizable layouts.
  • No client portal integration or compatibility with Google Analytics is available at this time.

Summary & Pricing

Drake’s 1040.com preparer websites have gone through a full modification in layout, look, color scheme, enhanced ease of use and full edit capabilities. Drake’s 1040.com has a dynamite premise: preparers helping clients do their taxes online easily and inexpensively. And the long-established Drake Software seems like the logical provider to move this good idea ahead. Setup is free for existing Drake Software customers with no recurring costs for users of the full package.

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