ATX Pay-Per-Return System

A cost-effective option for one of the industry’s most trusted professional tax solutions.

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ATX Pay-Per-Return System

ATX Pay–Per–Return System (PRS) is designed for professional tax preparers who file a lower volume of 1040 and business returns. For a nominal per-return fee, ATX Pay-Per-Return allows you to easily complete any combination of returns that you need – federal or state forms, including business, specialty and sales & use forms (even W-2s, 1099s and 941s).

Ideal for Tax Professionals who:

  • Prepare a limited number of federal and state individual, business, or specialty returns.
  • Need a cost-effective solution without compromising on quality and accuracy.
  • Need an additional program that works in conjunction with our 1040-based tax preparation solutions.
  • Need quick access to industry-leading tax research and education options.

The ATX Advantage

  • Robust Compliance Formset Handle your clients' unique tax needs with access to more forms than other competing products.
  • Forms-Based Interface Work within the familiarity of a traditional return.
  • Leading Research Integration Ensure seamless workflow by leveraging an all-in-one suite with practice management and tax law research integrations.
  • U.S. Based Support Get unlimited access to U.S.-based phone support or online chat.

Low Per-Return Price:

  • Individual Return (1040) E–filing of federal and companion state - $32
  • Business Return E–filing of federal and companion state - $57
  • Payroll Return 94x: $12/per filing with a maximum of $60 per TIN (4 quarterly + 1 annual); includes E–filing. All other federal and state payroll returns: $12 per filing
  • $297 Annual License Fee
  • $300 deposit to be used towards your prepared returns
  • ATX eSignature Capabilities
System Requirements

System Requirements

Get the most out of your professional tax preparation software by aligning your work environment to the recommended system requirements. View the ATX and TaxWise System Requirements below and make sure your systems meet our minimum requirements.

TaxWise Online

TaxWise Online is entirely web browser based

Browsers Supported:

  • Google Chrome (54+)
  • Microsoft Edge (38.0)

For the best experience, we recommend using the latest versions of Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge.


We offer tools and services to help you convert from many other tax software products to ATX and TaxWise. More details available on the software conversions page.

Software Conversions

Current ATX customers click here and current TaxWise customers click here for a list of downloadable Conversion Programs.


With over 7,000 forms available in ATX and 3,000 forms in TaxWise, you will likely find the form you need to complete even your most complex returns. View a complete list of the forms and schedules available below.


TaxWise is designed to complete 1040s quickly and accurately, but also includes the business forms you need to complete 1120, 1120S, 1065, 1041, 990, 706, 709, and 5500 returns. View a list of forms and schedules available in TaxWise.

TaxWise Forms and Schedules

ATX has all the forms you need to complete anything from a simple individual 1040 to a complex business return. View a list of forms and schedules available in ATX.

ATX Forms and Schedules

See ATX in Action

Give ATX a test drive with a no-obligation free trial or attend a demo webinar led by a Wolters Kluwer Solutions Consultant.

ATX Advanced Calculations and Compliance is now available for all ATX tax packages ala carte. Automate complex tax scenarios by adding advanced calculations to your filing process today!

"It is important for any professional tax preparer to use a solution...that can grow right along with their practice. ATX has been that solution for me."

- Robert H. Bowers, EA, MBT Bowers & Associates Inc.

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