Save time and go paperless – now you and your customers can sign digitally.
Drake E-Sign – Online
To offer your customers the ability to sign documents remotely, check out Drake E-Sign – Online. You can send the customer documents via Drake Portals (SecureFilePro), and the customer can sign them on their mobile device or computer. (Requires a Drake Portals (SecureFilePro) account, plus additional fee for e-signature events.)
Drake E-Sign – In Person
- Drake E-Sign – In Person is fully integrated
inDrake Tax, making it easy to incorporate into your existing workflow. Simply review the return on screen, allow the taxpayer to sign each signature document using a signature pad, and apply your digital signature to complete the process.
- E-signatures are authentic, tamper-proof, and securely bound to your customer’s return.
- E-signatures eliminate the need to print, sign, and scan back into the Drake Documents, saving valuable time.
- A preparer’s digital signature can be created one time and applied to each return on-the-fly.
- Choose Sign Now and complete the e-signing process immediately. Or choose Sign Later and the document is stored in the client’s Document Manager folder. Initiate the e-signing process from the Document Manager when ready to sign. Either option, Sign Now or Sign
Later,will automatically save the PDF document in the client’s Document Manager folder.
- Standard PDF printing options are available, such as watermarking and password protection.
Recommended Signature Pads from Topaz Systems
- SigLite 1x5 (Model T-S460-HSB-R) – Available below for $98. This widely-deployed pad with rugged touch-screen surface and natural signing action is a workhorse of the Topaz eSign Ecosystem®. Signature is shown on computer screen as it is captured.
- SigLite LCD 1x5 (Model T-L(BK)460-HSB-R) – Available below starting at $175. Integral LCD display shows signature on both pad and computer screen as it is captured. A very popular and widely-used model with natural signing action and fast capture.
- SigGem LCD 1x5 (Model T-L(BK)462-HSB-R) – Available below starting at $275. Integral LCD display and tempered glass signing surface with active digitizing pen carries a longer warranty. Very popular, high-performance model that is universally supported in many applications.
All pads are available with either USB connection, or a virtual serial connection that works in a hosted environment.
Recommended Signature Pads from Scriptel
- Scriptel Slimline LCD SC-ST1570 – $269 – $289*. The standard, full-sized signature pad, commonly used on counters and desktops.
- Scriptel Slimline 1×5 (NON-LCD) SC-ST1475 – $119 – $139*. A full-sized model, but without the built-in LCD signature display.
- Scriptel Compact LCD SC-ST1550 – $269 – $289*. A smaller signature pad that’s more convenient for carrying or storing when not in use.
- Scriptel Magstripe LCD SC-ST1526 – $369. Includes a built-in reader for debit and credit cards.
- ScripTouch Remote – $30. Optional add-on software tool to enable USB plug-and-play of any Scriptel signature pad in a hosted environment, no virtual serial connection involved.
*Prices vary depending on length of USB cable selected.