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TaxAct Software on a Cloud Desktop

Now with Super-Fast SSD Storage

Host TaxAct software in the cloud with Apps4Rent to manage your taxes wisely anywhere anytime. Besides attractive pricing in the industry, we offer 24/7 Support via phone, chat, and email. Start your risk-free trial now!

User Friendly

Works just like your physical desktop

Get the same experience as using TaxAct on your physical desktop. We offer our customers a choice of Windows 7, 8, or 10 look-and-feel on their Cloud Desktop.

Accessible anywhere on all popular devices

Access TaxAct from your home, office, or even on-the-go from Mac, PC, Chromebooks, Linux, Android, and iOS devices. Keep your accounts up-to-date from everywhere!

Supports all the versions of TaxAct

Our Cloud Desktops support all the versions of the TaxAct software offered by TaxAct Holdings. Bring your own licenses for TaxAct software. We will set it up on cloud for you.

Works with all local devices

Need to print to a local printer from your TaxAct on cloud? You can easily connect your printer and other external devices such as scanners, storage, and multiple monitors.

Safe, Secure, Reliable

Get TaxAct with 99.9% uptime

You want your TaxAct in the cloud available when you need it. Thus, you get it with 99.9% uptime, the same service level offered by Microsoft for Office 365.

Data backup on SSD storage

Your data on the Cloud Desktop has incremental backup daily and full backup weekly on a super-fast SSD storage, which protects them in case of hardware or software failure

Includes Windows Defender and firewall

The customer data can be at risk of hackers, malware, and viruses. Our Cloud Desktops are protected by a best-of-the-breed firewall and anti-virus software Windows Defender.

Based in top-tier data centers

Our cloud infrastructure is based in SSAE 16 certified data centers in New York City and New Jersey, meeting the security standards of top banks and financial institutions.

Flexible as per Requirements

Add/subtract users as per your needs

With time, your business requirements change. We have very flexible plans that are designed according to your requirements. Upgrade users, storage, RAM, vCPUs at any point in your subscription.

No lengthy contracts. Pay monthly

We do not tie our customers with lengthy contracts. We adopt a 'pay-as-you-go' model which means you pay monthly. It includes free setup and comes with a 15-Day Money Back Guarantee.

Add third-party apps on same desktop

In addition to TaxAct software, you can add several third-party Windows applications on your Cloud Desktop. Your Cloud Desktop comes pre-installed with many free applications and tools.

24/7/365 expert support

If you face any technical problems on Cloud Desktop related to TaxAct , contact us 24/7/365 via chat, email or phone. We respond within 15 minutes with a quick resolution thereafter.

Inclusive of All the Features

Pre-installed free applications and tools

Your Cloud Desktop has pre-installed free applications: IE, Firefox, Chrome, Windows Media Player, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Remote Desktop, MS Paint, Notepad, Notes, Open Office.

Apps that integrate with TaxAct

Install your own software subscriptions that integrate with your TaxAct. For instance: Everlance, Expensify, and SafeSend. Unlike competitors, we do not charge extra for additional applications.

Office 365 ProPlus available

Office 365 ProPlus includes Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher, Access, Skype for Business, 1 TB space/user on OneDrive for Business. Get Office 365 ProPlus at $13/user/month.

Secure data connection with SSL

Your data connection is safe with "Secure Sockets Layer" (SSL) certification. Whenever you connect to our Cloud Desktop with TaxAct , all your details are encrypted in a safe environment.

Quality Service at Low Price

Competitive prices in the market

We have always been known in the industry for high quality service at low prices. Our mission is to proliferate the cloud business among the masses, and our low pricing reflects just that.

Experienced player in hosting tax apps

Since a decade, we have hosted accounting and applications such as QuickBooks, Drake, UltraTax CS, Lacerte, TaxAct on our Cloud Desktop. We truly understand the needs of tax professionals.

Microsoft-certified CSP

We are a Microsoft-certified Tier-1 Cloud Solution Provider with Gold certification. Our key team members have worked for Microsoft in the past. Therefore, we know the cloud business very well.

Over 10,000 customers served

We have served over 10,000 customers, including all kinds of businesses, over the last 15 years across more than 90 countries. We are not just any other cloud hosting company, we are Apps4Rent.

Case Studies

CPAs Benefitting from Cloud Desktops, Colorado

How Denver-Based CPAs Benefitted from Cloud Desktops in a Crunch Tax Season

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Accounting Firm Having Special Security Requirements, Maryland

How an Accounting Firm With 28 Users Secured Authentication with a Cloud Desktop

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Bistro Owners Using QuickBooks Cloud Hosting, California

How Bistro Guys Used Cloud Desktops to Manage Their Working Hours Effectively

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Serving Over 10,000 Businesses in More Than 90 Countries

CCH TaxAct Software on Cloud in 3 Easy Steps:


Select the Right Plan

Based on the number of users, buy the recommended plan from the table below.


Add Users

During signup, request us for add-on users


Install TaxAct

Once your virtual desktop is ready, install specific TaxAct and other applications
you need.

TaxAct Hosting Plans

Dedicated TaxAct Bronze

Save 10% on annual payment
  • Install custom applications
  • 1 user only
  • 2 GB RAM and
    2 vCPUs
  • 40 GB SSD disk space
  • 1 user included in the above price
    No add-on users
Most Popular

Dedicated TaxAct Silver

Save 10% on annual payment
  • Install custom applications
  • Ideal for 2-5 users
  • 4 GB RAM and
    2 vCPUs
  • 50 GB SSD disk space
  • 1 user included in the above price
    Additional @$16/user/month

Dedicated TaxAct Gold

Save 10% on annual payment
  • Install custom applications
  • Ideal for 6 or more users
  • 8 GB RAM and
    4 vCPUs
  • 65 GB SSD disk space
  • 1 user included in the above price
    Additional @$16/user/month
Note: Each add-on user gets additional 1 GB RAM.

Why Apps4Rent as Your TaxAct Cloud Hosting Partner?

There are many cloud providers which offer TaxAct hosting services, but only a few can claim our following achievements:

  • We have served over 10,000 businesses - from small and medium businesses to Fortune 500 companies.
  • We have over 15 years of experience in Cloud hosting business, including accounting and applications such as Drake, Sage/Peachtree, QuickBooks, UltraTax, MYOB, ProSeries, Lacerte; business applications such as Office 365, and cloud infrastructure such as virtual desktops, servers, and private cloud.
  • Our storage disk space comprises of Solid-State Drive (SSD) devices which improves efficiency, reduces workloads for technical admins, and boosts performance. With TaxAct data stored in the SSD devices, you enjoy a seamless, high-quality cloud experience.
  • We have Microsoft Gold Certification in Application Development, Collaboration and Content, Datacenter, Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions, and Cloud Productivity. We also have Microsoft Silver Certification in Cloud Platform.
  • We are a Tier-1 Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider for Office 365 and Azure. We are also an authorized Citrix Partner as well as Intuit Authorized Standard Host.
  • We provide superb 24/7 support by chat, email, and phone.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

1. Do I need to bring my own licenses for TaxAct software?

Yes. You bring your own licenses for the TaxAct software. We will set it up on our Cloud Desktop.

2. Are all the versions of TaxAct software supported on Cloud?

Yes. If you can use the TaxAct version on your local Windows computer, you can use it on our Cloud Desktop as well. You get the same look-and-feel of Windows 7/8/10 on our Cloud Desktop.

3. How does getting the TaxAct software on your Cloud Desktop help my business?

Being able to access your TaxAct and other installed software applications from anywhere anytime is the biggest advantage of Cloud Desktop. Cloud hosting proves to be cost-effective and sustainable in the long run. Also, you can access TaxAct software from any device be it Mac, Windows, Android or iOS devices, or Chromebooks. Your data is safe and backed up regularly, your applications are available 24/7, and our team is protecting your infrastructure 24/7. Apart from the obvious benefits of cloud hosting, it saves a lot of time as most of the process are automated that cut down man hours for internal jobs.

4. Can multiple users access the same TaxAct software on a single Cloud Desktop?

Yes. Multiple users can simultaneously use the same TaxAct software on a single Cloud Desktop. For multiple users, you need to have the appropriate Cloud Desktop plan, and multi-user TaxAct licenses. Each user gets his own desktop environment with dedicated and shared space. Account administrators can control access to applications for individual users.

5. How is SSD storage beneficial for hosting the TaxAct software in the Cloud?

Since the TaxAct files can be heavy, it can consume a lot of cloud computing resources. Thus, hosting it in a Solid-State Drive (SSD) works better. SSD storage is more responsive than a non-SSD storage device. With SSDs, your Cloud Desktop navigation is much improved. Enjoy a faster, seamless hosted TaxAct experience on an SSD.

6. Is my critical business data secure with Apps4Rent? Will there be a backup of my data?

Apps4Rent truly understands the criticality and sensitivity of your data. Our Cloud infrastructure is based in SSAE-certified top-tier data centers that meets highest security standards. We have Windows Defender and firewall in place to protect your data. We have incremental data backups daily and full backups weekly.

7. Is it easy to migrate the TaxAct software to the Cloud?

It is easy to migrate an on-premises installation of the TaxAct software to the Cloud. Take a backup of your TaxAct company files from within your local desktop. Then install your desktop TaxAct version to the Cloud Desktop as you would do on a physical desktop. Finally, restore your data from the backup onto the Cloud Desktop.

8. Who provides support – TaxAct Support or Apps4Rent Support?

For TaxAct Support, our team will work like your internal IT team. However, our support staff will not be able to help customers with issues related to the accounting functionality itself. For accounting-related issues, you will have to work with TaxAct Support and forums. Anything related to cloud IT infrastructure, Apps4Rent is always available.

9. Is there any contract period for TaxAct hosting?

No. We do not like to tie our customers with any lengthy contracts. You are billed monthly.

10. What are the software solutions that I get free over the hosted platform?

IE, Firefox, Chrome, Windows Media Player, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Remote Desktop, MS Paint, Notepad, Notes, Open Office are some of the pre-installed software that come free with our Cloud Desktop.

11. Why should I choose Apps4Rent over other providers for TaxAct hosting?

With more than a decade of experience, Apps4Rent is an established name in the industry with more than 10,000 customers including CPAs, accountants, and auditors using our hosting services for tax and accounting software. Our other clients include Fortune 500 companies, small and medium businesses, non-profits, churches, and government agencies across more than 90 countries. Our mission is to provide highest quality service at the lowest possible price. We also offer 15-day money back guarantee.

12. I am interested in Apps4Rent's TaxAct hosting services. I want to proceed. What do I need to do?

You can click on the "Buy Now" button above and you will be shown the step to proceed further. Do not hesitate to contact our support desk if you have any questions. Thank you for choosing Apps4Rent

Olivia, Accounts Executive, Lincoln, Nebraska  

“I work at a tax firm and our requirements of TaxAct software changes as per our client portfolio. Previously, it was a bit tricky to manage the preparation with such humongous and complex data. With the combined power of TaxAct software and Apps4Rent’s cloud technology, we have surpassed our own expectations."

Ben, Independent Contractor, Hartford, Connecticut  

"As an independent contractor, TaxAct software works very nicely for me. Be it tax preparation, e-filing, automated processes, everything fits in so well. The power of cloud has given me opportunities to take more clients than before. With Apps4Rent’s 24/7 Support, my problem gets solved in no time."

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