How to update Simple Tax 1040 with the latest program features and program updates

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How to update Simple Tax 1040 with the latest program features and program updates


 This article demonstrates how to update Simple Tax 1040.



1. From the Work In Progress Screen (WIP) click Transmit to Central Site

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2. Click Transmit

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3. Once the communication is successful, click OK,

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4. Click OK to close the Transmission window.

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5. From the Work In Progress Screen (WIP) click on Software Updates to apply the updates.

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6. Click Apply All to apply all the updates that you have.

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7. Once the updates apply to the software, click Restart, to restart the software with the new updates.

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Here’s an interactive tutorial–Downloading-and-Installing

 Transmitting Computer

 To install updates on a transmitting computer, follow these steps:

  • If on a network, close Simple Tax 1040 on all workstation computers.
  • In Simple Tax 1040, click Transmit on the toolbar.

  • On the Transmit to Central Site dialog, click Transmit.

  • When the transmission is complete, click Software Updates on the Work in Progress screen. If  the link for Software Updates is unavailable, no updates are available for install and Simple Tax 1040 is up to date with the features and tax law changes.

  • Click Apply All and Simple Tax 1040 installs all available updates.


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