Lacerte Pay-Per-Return License1

Pay-as-you-go option for preparing lower volumes of specific types of tax returns, such as individual 1040 and state returns with e-File.

MSRP: $447

per year

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Your Pay-Per-Return License Includes:

  • All forms, worksheets, schedules and capabilities of Lacerte Unlimited
  • State e-Filing is included at no additional cost where supported
  • e-File late and amended tax returns for tax years that are still open for e-Filing with the IRS
  • Live assisted technical & product support (phone, chat, email)
  • Access to training content
  • Access to Lacerte eOrganizer
  • Federal interest rate updates
  • Electronic Signature sign-offs for 6400 forms
  • Transaction downloads from financial institutions (i.e. banks, payroll)

Pay-Per-Return Pricing


1040 federal and one state $70/return
1040 additional states $42/return
Business/Trust/Estate - federal and one state $92/return
Business/Trust/Estate - additional states
Consolidated Corps
Gift Tax/Employee Benefit - federal
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"The cost of Lacerte is justified by the time savings alone and by how powerful the software is. I can go from a basic, personal recurrent return all the way up to a high-level S Corp, C Corp and use Lacerte. It is so powerful."


– Paul Lommel, Paul’s Mobile Tax Service, Chula Vista, CA



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