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Use Modernized e-Filing (MeF) for City taxes

The City of Philadelphia participates in the IRS Modernized e-Filing (MeF) Program. You can file Business Income and Receipts Tax (BIRT), Net Profits Tax, and School Income Tax (SIT) returns electronically.

Vendors who want to substitute or replicate a City of Philadelphia tax form should reference the Department of Revenue’s Tax return design specifications.

Approved modernized e-Filing providers

Use the following vendors to file returns electronically.

Drake Software

2020 and 2021 tax years

  • BIRT No Tax Liability (NTL)
  • Corporate: BIRT and BIRT – EZ
  • S corp: BIRT, BIRT – EZ, and NPT
  • Partnership: BIRT, BIRT – EZ, and NPT
  • Individual: BIRT, BIRT-EZ, NPT, and SIT

ProSystem fx

2020 and 2021 tax years

  • BIRT No Tax Liability (NTL)
  • Corporate: BIRT and BIRT – EZ
  • S corp: BIRT and BIRT – EZ
  • Partnership: BIRT, BIRT – EZ, and NPT
  • Individual: BIRT, BIRT – EZ, NPT, and SIT

Ultra Tax

2020 and 2021 tax years

  • BIRT No Tax Liability (NTL)
  • Corporate: BIRT and BIRT – EZ
  • Partnership: BIRT, BIRT – EZ, and NPT
  • Individual: BIRT, BIRT – EZ, NPT, and SIT

ATX Software

2020 and 2021 tax years

  • BIRT No Tax Liability (NTL)
  • Corporate: BIRT and BIRT – EZ
  • S corp: BIRT and BIRT – EZ
  • Partnership: BIRT, BIRT – EZ, and NPT
  • Individual: BIRT, BIRT – EZ, NPT, and SIT

Crosslink Professional Tax Solutions

2020, 2021, and 2022 (approved 1/31/2023) tax years

  • No Tax Liability BIRT (Individual, Corp, Partnership)
  • Corporate forms: BIRT
  • Partnership: BIRT and NPT
  • Individual forms: BIRT and NPT

TaxSlayer Pro

2020, 2021, and 2022 (approved 1/31/2023) tax years

  • Individual: BIRT, BIRT-EZ, NPT, and SIT

GoSystem/ONESOURCE Tax

2020 and 2021 tax years

  • Corporate: BIRT, BIRT – EZ, and BIRT – NTL
  • Partnership: BIRT, BIRT – EZ, BIRT – NTL, and NPT
  • Individual: NPT

Lacerte Software / ProConnect Tax

2020 and 2021 tax years

  • Corporate: BIRT, BIRT – EZ, and BIRT – NTL
  • Partnership: BIRT, BIRT – EZ, BIRT – NTL, and NPT
  • Individual: BIRT, BIRT – EZ, BIRT – NTL, NPT, and SIT

Corptax

2020 and 2021 tax years

  • Corporate: BIRT, BIRT – EZ, and BIRT – NTL
  • Partnership: BIRT, BIRT – EZ, and NPT

On-Line Tax

2020 and 2021 tax years

  • Individual: BIRT, BIRT – EZ, BIRT – NTL, NPT, and SIT
  • Wage: (2020 & 2021 only)

OLTPro Desktop

2020 and 2021 tax years

  • Individual: BIRT, BIRT – EZ, BIRT – NTL, NPT, and SIT
  • Wage: (2020 & 2021 only)

ProSeries Software

2020 and 2021 tax years

  • Individual: BIRT, BIRT – EZ, BIRT – NTL, and NPT

Tax Technologies Inc.

2020 and 2021 tax years

  • Corporate: BIRT, BIRT – EZ, and BIRT – NTL
  • Partnership: BIRT, BIRT – EZ, BIRT – NTL, and NPT

TaxAct

2021 tax year

  • Individual: BIRT, BIRT – EZ, BIRT – NTL, and NPT

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