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For Immediate Release

For Immediate Release

Franklin, NC (December, 2011) -- The CPA Practice Advisor has announced their 2012 Readers’ Choice Awards and Drake Software has taken the lead, once again.  Drake received top honors in the areas of:

  • Federal/State Income Tax Compliance
  • Tax Planning Systems
  • Website Builders for Accounting Firms (1040.com)
  • Document Management and Document Storage
  • Other Workflow Tools

 Drake Software has won in the Federal/State Income Tax Compliance category since the Readers’ Choice Awards first began. In fact, as a result of a loyal, satisfied customer base, Drake received 42 percent of the votes this year.  The CPA Practice Advisor states, “We attribute this to the company’s service, which customers frequently commend, as well as the ease-of-use of the program and its everything-included offering.”  

 Drake’s Tax Planner, part of the all-inclusive package, is a run-away winner in the Tax Planning Systems category with50 percent of the votes.  Also included, Drake’s website builder, www.1040.com, topped the charts in the Website Builders for Accounting Firms category.  “Since Drake gives a free basic website to all of the firms that use their tax package, it’s no surprise that their users heartily voted them in the number one space again…”

 Drake also made a strong showing in the Document Management and Document Storage category with its Document Manager.  Of the 47 products represented, Drake’s Document Manager received the most votes overall.  Drake’s Document Manager swept the votes in the Other Workflow Tools category as well.   

 Drake Software CEO, Phil Drake, remarked, “We love our customers.  We are very appreciative of their support and are honored to receive such high marks in the Readers’ Choice Awards.  We work hard to earn the confidence our customers place in us year after year and will continue to do so.”  

 About Drake Software

For over 30 years, Drake has provided tax preparers with fast, reliable software to prepare and file both federal and state tax returns. Today, over 34,000 customers use Drake Software. Using product evaluations, feedback from customers, and state-of-the-art programming, Drake continues to achieve its goals of consumer satisfaction and product refinement. For more information, visit DrakeSoftware.com or call 800.890.9500.


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