UFile launches tax software for MAC users

- Tax Software Leader Increases Product Offering and Availability at National Retailers -

MONTRÉAL, Feb. 9, 2015 /CNW/ - With 14 years of experience providing tax software to Canadians, UFile is introducing a solution for non-Windows users (Apple, Linux and Android) and increasing its product availability among national retail chains Future Shop, Best Buy and Staples. This introduction means UFile ONLINE is now available across all web browsers and devices, and consumers can purchase UFile products directly through the web or at the retail level. Owned by Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, UFile is supported by a highly robust tax engine used by tax professionals across Canada.

According to the CRA, 40 per cent of Canadians file their own taxes and 83 per cent of all returns filed for the 2013 tax year, (whether personally or by a professional) were filed electronically. With the introduction of family income splitting and changes to the children's fitness tax credit and other tax provisions for the 2014 tax year, UFile offers Canadians a user-friendly, NETFILE-ready tax preparation solution for the entire family that minimizes error and maximizes the family's tax refund.

"We're excited to introduce a retail solution for users of Apple, Linux and Android. Our suite of tax preparation products has always been accessible for desktop and windows users, and now, with this increased offering, we can accommodate Canadians across all browsers and devices," says Joanne Birtch, Senior Director of Marketing and New Business Development for UFile. "A stand-out feature of our product is its ability to automatically allocate deductions, transfers and family income splitting or pension splitting amounts. For Canadians concerned about how to navigate these tax situations, our software eliminates any guesswork."

2015 UFile Pricing

UFile ONLINE

$15.95

Single person (includes any dependants)

$19.99

UFile for Mac (includes a voucher valid for returns for a couple and dependants)

$25.95

Couple (includes unlimited dependants)



UFile for Windows (desktop)

$19.99

UFile 4 (up to 4 returns, includes bonus 4 returns for taxpayers with an income of $25,000 or less)

$29.99

UFile 12 (up to 12 returns, includes bonus 4 returns for taxpayers with an income of $25,000 or less)

$69.99

UFile 20 (up to 20 returns)



UFile ONLINE offers more free returns than any other major online tax software. UFile ONLINE is free for: first-time filers, new Canadians, Canadians with a total income under $20,000, all post-secondary students (regardless of their income), seniors receiving the Guaranteed Income Supplement and all dependants.

For additional information on UFile products or for interview opportunities with a UFile spokesperson, please contact Julia@ideaworkshop.ca.

About UFile  
UFile is the Canadian consumer tax program from Thomson Reuters, located in Montréal, Québec.  It is a leading provider of tax preparation products and has served the professional tax community with tax products for more than 25 years. UFile products include UFile ONLINE (online tax software), UFile and UFile PRO. For more information, visit www.ufile.ca or join the conversation @UFile, #filesmart or at facebook.com/UFile

About Thomson Reuters 
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization. With headquarters in New York and major operations in London and Eagan, Minnesota, Thomson Reuters employs approximately 60,000 people and operates in over 100 countries. For more information, visit www.ThomsonReuters.com.

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For further information: For Media Inquiries: Julia Harper, Idea Workshop, 416-504-3977 ext. 25, julia@ideaworkshop.ca

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