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Tax Preparation Software Developers in the US: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Tax Preparation Software Developers Market Research Report | Technology | Business Productivity Software | Mar 2015

Tax time: As incomes, households and computer use rise, demand will increase

IBISWorld’s Tax Preparation Software Developers market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Intuit Intuit market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 10-15
3.8%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
5,288
Businesses
57
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Tax Preparation Software Developers industry experienced growth over the past five years. When consumer incomes fell during the recession, they became less willing to pay for tax preparation software, and industry revenue fell in 2008 and 2009. But then revenue returned to growth as the economy stabilized thereafter. Growth in the next five years will come from an expanding consumer base and greater trust consumers will place in the security of tax preparation software.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Tax Preparation Software Developers industry exhibits a low level of capital intensity. Using wages as a proxy for labor and depreciation as a proxy for capital, IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on labor in 2015, $0.10 will be spent on capital. Capital investment in the industry primarily consists of computers and peripheral equipment and office space. Firms place a premium on attracting highly-skilled employees since good software is dependent on the developers who create it. This translates into a very high average wage in the industry, as firms compete for a limited supply of skilled developers... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Tax Preparation Software Developers Industry?

This industry provides software, usually hosted online, that allows individuals to file federal and state tax returns. The software is designed to guide users through their tax returns step-by-step. Additionally, firms in the industry provide software for small businesses. This industry excludes tax preparation software used by professional accountants.

Industry Products
Desktop softwareOnline tax software
 
Industry Activities
Providing federal income tax preparation softwareProviding state income tax preparation softwareProviding small business tax preparation softwareProviding professional tax preparation software


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