Desktop tax prep software

UltraTax CS Express High-powered tax software that fits your budget.

Huge savings on advanced technology for small firms

Looking for robust, time-saving tax software at a price you can afford? Thomson Reuters UltraTax CS Express provides all the power of the award-winning UltraTax CS platform — packaged specifically for firms who prepare up to 250 client tax returns per year. This professional tax software powers your entire tax workflow, delivers time-saving tools, and ensures you are adding value for your clients.

For a limited time, UltraTax CS Express subscriptions include a Checkpoint Learning Professional CPE subscription at no additional cost! You’ll also have the option to package Onvio workflow and Checkpoint research tools with your subscription, giving you everything you need to grow or maintain your practice.

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Get UltraTax Express plus Checkpoint Tax Returns Compliance Solutions, Onvio Workpapers and Onvio Firm Management Essentials. To take advantage of this special offer, you must contact us directly.

What you get with our advanced tax software for smaller firms

Advanced e-filing

Checkpoint Learning Professional CPE package

Access to simple 1040s and complex 1120, 1041, 1065 and 990 returns

Multiple monitors

Streamlined return review

Flexible client collaboration

What’s the difference between UltraTax CS and UltraTax CS Express?

  UltraTax CS UltraTax CS Express
Number of client tax returns Unlimited Up to 250
Multiple users One user only
Number of states All available states Up to 10 states
Tax forms available All applicable forms 1040, 1120, 1065, 1041 and 990 forms
Oil & Gas Module available  
Works with Virtual Office CS  
Available to current UltraTax CS customers New customers only
Scalable pricing  
Includes Checkpoint Learning Professional CPE package  
Available to purchase online  

See UltraTax CS Express in action

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View client information all at once

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Get powerful, comprehensive analytical diagnostics

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Avoid entering the same information multiple times

Plans and pricing

Choose the package you need to serve your clients

1 user access

UltraTax CS Express 100

$2,500/year*


E-file returns for 100 clients, including:

  • Federal and state tax returns
  • Up to 25 business clients
  • Filing in up to 10 states
  • Checkpoint Learning Professional CPE package

Save $1,295 off market value now!

*The initial purchase price will be locked in for 3 years and subject to list price thereafter. This offer is available to new tax software customers and for non-current UltraTax CS customers only.

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After adding UltraTax CS Express 100 to your cart, come back here to create the package that's right for you.*

* applies to UltraTax CS Express 100, 150 and 250 menus

1 user access

UltraTax CS Express 150

$3,500/year*


E-file returns for 150 clients, including:

  • Federal and state tax returns
  • Up to 50 business clients
  • Filing in up to 10 states
  • Checkpoint Learning Professional CPE package

Save $1,795 off market value now!

*The initial purchase price will be locked in for 3 years and subject to list price thereafter. This offer is available to new tax software customers and for non-current UltraTax CS customers only.

Package and save

After adding UltraTax CS Express 150 to your cart, come back here to create the package that's right for you:

1 user access

UltraTax CS Express 250

$4,500/year*


E-file returns for 250 clients, including:

  • Federal and state tax returns
  • Up to 100 business clients
  • Filing in up to 10 states
  • Checkpoint Learning Professional CPE package

Save $2,195 off market value now!

*The initial purchase price will be locked in for 3 years and subject to list price thereafter. This offer is available to new tax software customers and for non-current UltraTax CS customers only.

Package and save

After adding UltraTax CS Express 250 to your cart, come back here to create the package that's right for you.

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Thomson Reuters UltraTax CS is rated 5 stars by CPA Practice Advisor

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No other tax software compares to UltraTax CS

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