UltimateTax Online 1040

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UltimateTax Online 1040 is for Tax Professionals who prepare tax returns for clients. Enter your info below to begin your trial.

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UltimateTax Online 1040 has these great advantages:

  • No need to update your software
  • Works on Mac and PC
  • Use it on a desktop, laptop, and tablet
  • Allows you to prepare returns anywhere with real-time tax return query
  • Paperless solution, file and store returns securely online
  • Spanish and English forms available

UltimateTax General Settings

Preparing a tax return

Speed up your turnaround time with its easy software interface

Understanding UltimateTax Online 1040s tools and features take up no time at all!
Designed with the simplest user interface, new users can start using the professional tax software from Day 1.

  • Interview Mode Data Entry
  • States included
  • Extensive knowledge base and training videos to help new and seasoned tax preparers
  • Access customer data anywhere using a web browser
  • Unlimited e-filing for federal and state returns
  • Ensure 100% accuracy with UltimateTax tools to make sure you don’t make errors on your client’s tax returns
  • Customize available buttons in your Launch Pad
  • Guide your client when providing data using the Interview Mode feature
  • Expand more service through the Prior Year Software and W-2/1099 Business Returns Add-ons!
  • Use templates to maximize your efficiency
  • Generate detailed reports

Hassle-free and Easy-to-Use
Online Professional Tax Software

UltimateTax Online 1040 is the cloud-based professional tax software that enables you to do business anytime, anywhere. Pull up your clients’ data anytime via a secured data storage. Provide access for up to 10 users. File your clients’ returns with more confidence using Online 1040’s Smart Diagnostics, Automatic Prior Year Carry Forward, and Form-Linking; all of which lessens errors for each prepared return. Online 1040 is inclusive of templates from all States that lets you work faster. Transitioning from other tax software? No need to worry, you can get ree data conversions from your previous software to Online 1040.

all inclusive tax software

Work faster and better because of
Ultimate Tax Online 1040’s features.
See How.

  • Navigate easily with Launch Pad
  • All State Modules Included
  • E-File unlimited returns without added costs
  • Comprehensive E-Filing Diagnostics
  • Easily fill-in data with Interview Mode
  • Automatically input data from one form to another with the Form-Linking feature
  • Find immediate answers to FAQs with Context-Sensitive Help
  • Generate Detailed Reports
  • Get rewarded with our Ultimate Cash program
  • Earn more with Bank Products & Rebates
  • Access to Online Check Printing
365 Service Seal

Trust your Business with 365 Customer Service

Wasting time means wasting money. Get answers to your questions immediately through phone, chat, or email. UltimateTax’s 365 Customer Service is available all-year round and not just on peak tax months. Alternatively, you can have access to the extensive knowledge base to find the answers you need anytime, anywhere.

Online 1040
Desktop 1040
Desktop 1040 + Corporate
Unlimited 1040 Program
All States Included
Free Unlimited E-Filing
Bank Products Rebates
Interview Mode
Context Sensitive Help
Smart Diagnostics
365 Customer Service
Online Check Printing
Prior Year Tax Programs Available
Auto Back Up of Returns (every hour)
Interactive Dashboard
Comprehensive Reporting
Corporate Tax Software

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Prepare taxes anywhere, anytime

File your client’s tax returns better with:

No Confusing Software Installation

UltimateTax Online 1040 works on Mac, Windows & Chromebook. Get your professional tax software online.

Less Cost

Fund 30 or more bank products each season and receive our online professional tax software FREE. Get more savings and grow your tax business!

Faster Turnaround Time for Tax Preparation

UltimateTax Online 1040s easy user design helps tax preparers finish your clients’ tax returns in a matter of minutes. All States included!

Secured Data

Regular automatic back-ups secure your data and store them in an online database.

Paperless Filing

File as many 1040s as you want electronically.

Increased Mobility

Up to 3 users can access the program on different devices. Additional users can be added up to a total of 100. Additional cost per user. Additional cost per tax preparation professionals beyond the first three.

Real-time Progress Status of Filed Returns

Receive status on work-in-progress or filed tax returns, acknowledgments, rejects, and printed checks.


Add convenience to your clients with the e-Signature feature. Let your clients sign their tax returns electronically in compliance with the IRS standards.

Effective Tax Preparation Support

With our 365 Support, you will receive excellent support. Your questions can be answered via the support site, email, chat, and phone all year round.

Conduct business with
easy-to-use professional tax software

Spend less time figuring out the installation of your professional tax software. No more manual tax software updates! UltimateTax Online 1040 can be accessed with any internet browser. No need to worry about your device’s compatibility. Use it on a PC, Macbook, or Chromebook. Access it with a desktop, laptop, or a 7″ tablet.

System Requirements:

Google Chrome (54+)

Internet Explorer 11 (11.0+)

Microsoft Edge (38.0)

Apple Safari (10.x)

For the best experience, we recommend:

Google Chrome (54+)

Screen resolution of at least 1024×768 / 768×1024

Device screen size of at least 7″ (tablet size)

Smarter Help System

Need help but don’t want to contact customer service? A built-in help box is available with a comprehensive and context-sensitive feature. Let the software finish the thought you’ve started typing. Smart Diagnostics ensures that you won’t skip any data input.

Smarter Help System

Worry less with automatic back-ups stored online

Forgot to hit the save the button? No need to feel frustrated. UltimateTax Online 1040 automatically back-ups your work. Tax preparers won’t lose hours of data entry.

Seamlessly manage multiple tasks all at once and improve your tax preparation process. Consult your client via phone or look at your client’s documents without worrying about losing all the work you’ve done.

Update your clients faster with real time tax return query

The work-in-progress screen shares the status of returns you’ve filed. Give immediate updates to your clients if their returns were accepted or rejected.

Share the statuses of your customers’ tax refunds, acknowledgments, and printed checks.

Comply with the IRS' paperless initiative

UltimateTax Online 1040 is a professional tax software equipped with e-File features. Unlimited e-filing of tax returns without additional fees. Take on more clients with a faster and more efficient way of filing returns (all states included).

E-Signature Available, use in office or remote, sign on customers device, or on the signature pad in office.

Work Seamlessly and Get Any Question
Answered with 365 Service

Questions never go unanswered with UltimateTax’s 365 Service. Call, chat, or email for any technical and customer support needed. Need extensive help with the professional tax software? Show your screen and let’s investigate how to fix any problem. All UltimateTax agents are professionally trained and knowledgeable on both the software and the tax industry.

Reach more clients through mobile access

Expand your tax preparer business by being available to your clients no matter where you are. As long as you have your laptop or tablet and an internet connection, you can access your client’s tax forms on-the-go. Be ready for tax season!

the perfect professional tax software
If you’re starting your tax preparer business, this is the perfect professional tax software for you!

No need to rent out an office space yet, instead meet clients in co-working spaces or cafes. Bring your whole office with you wherever you go.

Expand your tax preparer business
Offer convenience to your clients.

State Forms are available. Tax forms are available in English and Spanish. Let your clients sign their tax returns electronically. All e-signatures comply with the IRS standards.

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UltimateTax is a leader in providing tax professionals with quality tax software and year-round assistance. Since 2006 we have secured relationships and contracts with vendors that we respect. UltimateTax sells tax software to fit your needs because no two businesses are exactly alike. Contact us at 866-686-7211 to consult us about our products.