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UltraTax CS Software Hosting in the Cloud

Now with Super-Fast SSD Storage

UltraTax CS is a premium tax software used for complex tax preparations and faster tax filings. Apps4Rent can help you move your UltraTax CS software as well as other applications of CS Professional Suite including Accounting CS, Practice CS, Engagement CS, FileCabinet CS and more to the cloud. Bring your own licenses and we'll set it up for you.

User Friendly

Works just like your physical desktop

Get the same experience as using UltraTax CS software on your physical desktop. We are unique in offering our customers a choice of Windows 7, 8, or 10 look-and-feel on their Cloud Desktop.

Accessible anywhere on all popular devices

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

CS Professional Suite apps supported

Access full integrated features of your UltraTax CS software as well as CS Professional Suite as it supports all the desktop versions. Bring your own licenses and we will do a setup for free.

Works with all local devices

Need to print to a local printer from your UltraTax CS on a cloud? You can easily connect your printer and other external devices such as scanners, storage, and multiple monitors with our Cloud Desktops..

Safe, Secure, Reliable

Get UltraTax CS with 99.9% uptime

You want your UltraTax CS in the cloud available when you need it. That's why we match the industry standard service level of 99.9% uptime, the same service level guaranteed by Microsoft for Office 365.

Daily data backups on SSD storage

Your crucial data on the Cloud Desktop is backed up on a daily basis, something small businesses otherwise fail to do on their own, leaving them vulnerable just in case of a hardware or software failure.

Includes Windows Defender and firewall

We know that customer data is vulnerable to 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 redundancy and 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 UltraTax CS 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 UltraTax, 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 UltraTax CS

Install your own software subscriptions that integrate with UltraTax CS – CS Professional Suite, Onvio™, Checkpoint®. Unlike other competitors, we do not charge anything 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 UltraTax CS software, 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 cloud hosting

Since a decade, we have hosted accounting and tax applications such as UltraTax, Sage 50, and QuickBooks on our Cloud Desktop. We truly understand the needs of tax and accounting 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

CPA moves Thomson Reuters CS Suite with UltraTax to Apps4Rent

How a New York based CPA moved their CS Suite with UltraTax to Citrix Desktop

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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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Serving Over 10,000 Businesses in More Than 90 Countries

Get UltraTax CS Software on the 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 sign up, request us for add-on users


Install UltraTax

Once your Cloud Desktop is ready, install UltraTax CS and other applications you need.

UltraTax CS Bronze

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

UltraTax CS 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
  • vGPU option available
  • 1 user included in the above price
    Additional @$16/user/month

UltraTax CS 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
  • vGPU option available
  • 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 UltraTax CS Cloud Hosting Partner?

There are many cloud providers which offer UltraTax CS 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/taxation applications such as QuickBooks, Sage/Peachtree, Drake, ProSeries, Lacerte, MYOB; 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 UltraTax CS 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 provide superb 24/7 support by chat, email, and phone.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

1. Do I need to bring my own license for UltraTax CS software?

Yes. You must bring your own licenses for UltraTax CS software. We will set it up for you in the cloud.

2. Is UltraTax CS a specialized software for tax preparation? 

Yes. All the needs of tax preparation are widely addressed by UltraTax CS software including faster tax input, complete data diagnostics, and tax return filling. UltraTax CS is handy software designed to fulfill a wide range of needs for tax preparation. The software files the taxes automatically for business financial year and does not require much effort from accountants. 

3. Can I avail full features of CS Professional Suite including UltraTax CS on a Cloud Desktop too?

Yes, all the features and functions of your CS Professional Suite applications including UltraTax CS, Accounting CS, Practice CS, Engagement CS, FileCabinet CS and more are available on a Cloud Desktop. You will need more storage and resources for hosting heavy files of the CS Professional Suite, which is easily scalable on a Cloud Desktop. Our main aim is to keep you focused on tax preparation, leaving the IT to us. Getting UltraTax CS as well as all the elements of CS Professional Suite software in the cloud boosts your productivity as you are not constrained at one place while working.

4. Can multiple users access same UltraTax CS software on one Cloud Desktop?

Yes. Multiple users can simultaneously use the same UltraTax CS software on one Cloud Desktop. For multiple users, you need to have the appropriate Cloud Desktop plan, and multi-user UltraTax CS 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 does SSD storage help you with UltraTax CS hosting?

Since UltraTax CS is a resource-intensive software, 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 Drake experience on an SSD.

6. Does UltraTax CS software work the same way on Cloud Desktop as it behaves on a physical desktop/server?

Yes. Your UltraTax CS software can be installed on our cloud desktops. We offer cloud desktops with choice of Windows 7, 8, and 10 look-and-feel; the right version of the OS can be matched with your UltraTax CS CSversion. Once the installation is done, you can access your UltraTax CS software from PCs, Macs, Chromebooks, iOS, and Android devices. Local devices such as printers and USB devices work normally with the cloud desktops.

7. Which operating systems are supported for UltraTax CS software on cloud?

All the Windows OS has been primarily tested including Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10. Also, it has been tested on tablets and systems including Nexus 7, Samsung Galaxy Tablet, Chromebook, iPad Air, MacBook Air, and Microsoft Surface.

8. Why should I move my UltraTax CS software to the cloud if desktop version is working fine?

UltraTax CS software in the cloud offers you the flexibility to work anytime anywhere. You can retain all the features and functionalities of UltraTax CS software even on the go. In short, UltraTax CS on the cloud gives much boost to your productivity to be active anytime anywhere be it home, workplace, or on-the-go.

9. How can I update my UltraTax CS software in the cloud?

Some updates are automatic, while some require customer approval manually. System updates are done automatically on the cloud. For the software updates, it can be either done automatically or manually. Whenever there is an urgent need to update the software, you can contact our representative anytime. For any other questions, feel free to talk to our cloud hosting experts.

10. My financial data is very important. How can I be sure of the safety of my data?

Your data security is extremely crucial to us as well. Your data is extremely secure behind the strongest firewall in our SSAE certified data centers. We use the highest security standards used by top financial banks and institutions. Do not worry about the data security. We have robust systems in place.

11. Who has the ownership of data? Will there be a backup of my data?

The ownership of data lies solely with you. We will merely setup it in the cloud on your behalf. We abide by all the laws and policies of data protection. Also, we have daily backups of your data. We are also compliant of the GDPR policy.

12. How easy it is to migrate my UltraTax CS software to the cloud?

It is easy to migrate an on-premise installation of UltraTax CS software to the cloud. Take a backup of your UltraTax CS company files from within the UltraTax CS software Desktop. Then install your desktop UltraTax CS CSsoftware to the Cloud Desktop as you would do on a physical desktop. Finally, restore your data from the backup onto the Cloud Desktop. Different versions of UltraTax CS software may require varying efforts to migrate to the Cloud, but our experts will work with you closely until the migration is successfully implemented.

13. Who provides the Support – UltraTax CS or Apps4Rent?

We need to make this clear. For UltraTax CS Support, our team will work like your internal IT team. However, our technical team won’t be able to help customers with issues related to the taxing functionality itself. For issues related to UltraTax CS functionalities, you will have to work with UltraTax CS Support and forums. But anything related to cloud and IT infrastructure, Apps4Rent is always at your service.

14. Where will my data be stored?

Your data will be stored in our top-tier data centers located in New Jersey and New York in the United States, which meet the security and redundancy standards of top financial institutions.

15. What is Apps4Rent’s experience in hosting tax software such as UltraTax?

Yes. We have many satisfied customers using our Cloud Desktop for different accounting/taxation software such as UltraTax, QuickBooks, Peachtree/Sage, Lacerte, and MYOB on our cloud infrastructure for more than 10 years now.

16. Is there any contract period for UltraTax CS Hosting?

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

17. 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.

18. Why should I choose Apps4Rent over other cloud service providers?

Apart from our impeccable record for cloud-based services and round-the-clock support, we claim to have the lowest prices in the market. Our mission is to provide highest quality service at the lowest possible price. We also offer 15-day money back guarantee. With more than decade of experience, Apps4Rent is an established name in the industry with more than 10,000 customers Fortune 500 companies, small and medium businesses, non-profits and government agencies across more than 90 countries.

19. I want to go ahead with Apps4Rent for UltraTax CS Cloud Hosting. 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.

Joshua, Senior Tax Manager, Phoenix, Arizona

“Getting UltraTax CS on a Cloud Desktop means you can work anywhere anytime, which is a big plus for us. UltraTax CS software is our first choice as the complex tax filing process is made simple, efficient and quick. Similarly, Apps4Rent is our first choice when it comes to cloud hosting.”

Stefanie, Tax Preparer, Jackson, Mississippi

“I'm impressed with the budget pricing offered by Apps4Rent. The Support is exceptional whenever I’ve required it. Nash explained to me all the nuances of hosting UltraTax CS on cloud desktop. You get amazing service at such a low price. I wouldn’t even mind calling it a steal.”

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