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If you're considering Drake Tax as your tax preparation software, you may benefit from attending one of our Software Seminars. Our knowledgeable presenters give you an up-close look at Drake products and capabilities, and answer all your questions. Or visit Drake's booth at one of the many popular industry Trade Shows we'll be attending in 2022.
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- Drake Brochure (PDF)
- Dare to Compare (PDF) – See how Drake’s value compares to your current provider.
- Desk Reference (PDF) – Preseason checklist, tax law changes, plus all the latest rates and figures for the new tax year
- Quick Start Guide (PDF) – Installation and setup, finding help in the program, opening returns, entering data, e-filing, viewing and printing returns, and more. Spanish version (PDF)
- Quick Reference Guide – Keyboard shortcuts for Drake Tax
- Drake User's Manual (PDF) – Your encyclopedic reference for Drake Tax
- Drake Tax System Requirements (PDF)