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Setting up the Beta test version
In order to set up the Beta test version, you need to transfer a backup from your live system onto another computer to ensure that you have data to work with. The instructions required to do so are listed below. Live System Ensure all TaxCalc users are logged off of the software. Network...
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How do I upgrade my TaxCalc practice software?
To understand some of the terms used on this page please read What is the difference between renewing, upgrading and updating my TaxCalc practice software?. You can upgrade your TaxCalc Tax Return Production or Accounts Production package to a different one at any time. If you're within 30 days...
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What's the difference between renewing, upgrading and updating my TaxCalc software?
At TaxCalc we use the same terminology that's used across most software markets. Some of these expressions can seem similar so to avoid confusion, this page gives an explanation of each. Renewal If you're a user of our Accountancy Practice software, you'll be invited to renew your package 30...
rating 23 Oct, 2019 Views: 1315
How do I create a new report?
There are two ways to create a new report: Use an existing report as a starting point – if you just want to add a few additional columns to a report already provided. Create a new report from scratch – if an existing report doesn't cover what you require at all. To create a new report,...
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How do I use TaxCalc's Encrypted PDF tool?
Encrypted PDF is an add-on product provided by TaxCalc, that allows a return to be saved as a PDF document and then encrypted with a password. This encrypted PDF document will not open until the correct password has been entered. As the password is hard coded into the document itself, it will be...
rating 23 Oct, 2019 Views: 1223
Contacts - getting started
With the release of our April 2017 update, we have introduced the concept of Contacts to Practice Manager. You can use Contacts to set up non client individuals and companies that your firm may not currently act for. These could include prospects, spouses, company secretaries, directors and so...
rating 27 Jul, 2020 Views: 1218
GDPR Checklist - Data sharing and subject access checklist
DATA SHARING AND SUBJECT ACCESS CHECKLIST Step 1 of 5: Data sharing governance 1.1 Data sharing policy Your business has communicated policies, procedures and guidance to all staff that clearly set out when it is appropriate for them to share or disclose data. Your policies, procedures and...
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Standard Security Roles
Practice and CloudConnect versions of TaxCalc support multiple user logins. These user accounts can have their permission levels set to specific 'user roles', which allows the TaxCalc Administrator (the admin user) greater control over what users can see and are allowed to edit. By default,...
rating 07 Feb, 2020 Views: 1123
The TaxCalc Hub Setup Wizard
When starting TaxCalc for the first time you will be prompted to go through the TaxCalc Hub Setup Wizard. This article will walk you through this first time Wizard to ensure the program is correctly configured. You do not need to complete the information in the wizard and can simply click...
rating 23 Oct, 2019 Views: 1104
GDPR Checklist - Records Management
RECORDS MANAGEMENT CHECKLIST Step 1 of 4: Management and organisational records management 1.1 Records management organisation Your business has defined and allocated records management responsibilities. You should assign lead responsibility for records management at a senior enough level to...
rating 31 Oct, 2019 Views: 1094
How do I use Custom Fields?
TaxCalc allows you to create your own fields to appear within a client's record. Getting Started with Custom Fields To start using custom fields, you first need to create them within Admin Centre. Follow these steps to create a custom field: Select Admin Centre from the home screen. Click...
rating 17 Oct, 2019 Views: 1092
Practice Manager Plus: Collateral
Practice Manager Plus provides additional functionality to Practice Manager including advanced workflow and work management, dashboards and multiple offices. Within these three key areas of functionality there is plenty of flexibility to cater for the differing requirements in every practice. ...
rating 04 Nov, 2020 Views: 1067
How do I use the Client Summary screen?
TaxCalc includes a Client Summary screen that allows you to manage and view your clients at a glance. This is a quick guide on how you can use this screen effectively. Open Practice Manager from the TaxCalc home screen and then double click on the client you wish to edit. Editing what you see ...
rating 17 Oct, 2019 Views: 1050
How to archive or delete a Client/Contact
This article will go through the steps on archiving and deleting a client or contact in your TaxCalc database. Should you wish to restore an Archived Client/Contact please refer to our Knowledge Base article on: How do I restore an archived or deleted client? Please note: Deleting a...
rating 02 Mar, 2021 Views: 1040
TaxCalc display is too large after update.
In the late 2017/early 2018 update, TaxCalc utilised a new component which more closely adheres to the Microsoft usability guidelines for display purposes. However, we have found that due to the wide variety of hardware and software in use (and tweaked user settings) this may not always display as...
rating 27 Dec, 2019 Views: 1025

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