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Important Tax Season Reminders

CS Tax & Asset Management Solutions January 7, 2015

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Extended Support Hours for Tax Season 2014 (January 2 – April 15, 2015)

Here is the extended customer service and tax product support schedule for the CS Professional Suite

Note: You can also find the full 2015 Support Department operating hours, as well as methods for contacting product support, in the Help, Support, & Ideas section of the UltraTax CS home page.

All times are Eastern.


January 2 – February 27 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
March 2 – March 13 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m
March 16 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
March 17 – April 14 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
April 15 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.


January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
February 7, 14, 21, 28 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
March 7 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
March 14 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
March 21, 28 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
April 4 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
April 11 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.


March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
April 5 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
April 12 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

More Information
Keep checking the Support Hours page of our website for the latest updates.


Chat Live with Product Support and Customer Service for Fast Answers

Our customer service and support departments are standing by to answer your questions – and not just on the phone. We’ve also implemented online chat technology to better assist you.

To access online chat, log in to your web account. If you don’t have one, click the Log In > Register button and follow the instructions to create an account.

Once you’ve logged in, choose My Account and then the Let’s Chat button in the Live Chat box. You’ll be prompted to enter your name, email address, and the department you want to contact. Depending on the nature of your question, you can contact Customer Service, Product Support, or e-Filing Assistance.

Chat is available weekdays (except holidays) from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET.

We hope you’ll check out this fast and ultra-convenient service today!


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Contacting  Customer Service

Chat with Customer Service to get quick answers to questions on your account, including how to renew a product or where to change your firm.

Contacting Product Support

  • Downloading and installing the new 2014 software
  • Retrieving software licenses
  • Proforma’ing your clients and client documents
  • Form availability in 2014 UltraTax CS
  • E-file availability and start-up dates for 2015
  • Processing 1040 Organizers


Use our Help & How-To Center to Find Solutions

Want to find an answer quickly when you’re working in an application? The Help & How-To Center provides extensive information about the use of our products. 

To access the Help & How-To Center from UltraTax CS: 

Press F1 to view help relevant to the current screen or dialog.

Press CTRL+Y from anywhere in the application. 

Click the drop-down arrow next to the Help UltraTax CS toolbar help button button on the toolbar and use the search field UltraTax CS toolbar search field to search for relevant topics.

Choose Help >Help & How-To  or click the Help UltraTax CS toolbar help button button to open the Browse subjects for UltraTax CS topic, which you can use to browse Help categories for a specific entity.

Once in the Help & How-To Center, enter the desired keywords in the Search field and press Enter to find relevant information. You can also click the Browse Subjects link to access a list of categories, then select a category to view a list of related topics, or choose the Index link to view an alphabetical list of keywords. 

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For more information about using the Help & How-To Center, including some sample searches, see Finding answers in the Help & How-To Center.