Account Ability

RATING:

4.8

(183)

About Account Ability

Account Ability is a compliance management software designed to help small to midsize businesses maintain SSA, IRS and State copies which can be printed or e-filed on IRS approved forms. Key features include audit management, compliance tracking, workflow automation, file storage and forms creation. Teams using Account Ability can access laser and continuous tax forms, Labor Law posters, envelopes, and income tax presentation supplies from the built-in Forms Division module. The Manifest Management and Testing dialog allows organizations to manage clients' 1094/1095 submissions from a single platform. The integrated browser stores information related to Password, User ID, TCC, EIN and PIN required by SSA Business Services Online (SSA BSO) and IRS FIRE. Account Ability...

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Account Ability Pricing

Network Ready Server License. Includes 500 concurrent users. Order before October 1 and save $100.

Starting price: 

$499.95 one time

Free trial: 

Available

Free version: 

Not Available

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Account Ability Reviews

Overall Rating

4.8

Ratings Breakdown

Secondary Ratings

Ease-of-use

4.5

Customer Support

5

Value for money

4.5

Functionality

4.5

Most Helpful Reviews for Account Ability

1 - 5 of 185 Reviews

User Profile

Dianne

Verified reviewer

Higher Education, 2-10 employees

Used more than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra

OVERALL RATING:

5

EASE OF USE

5

VALUE FOR MONEY

5

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

5

FUNCTIONALITY

5

Reviewed August 2018

Amazing Time Saver

Our programming staff no longer has to take the time to figure out the yearly tax changes, well worth the cost in distributing the AccountAbility software to our customers.

PROS

This software was incredibly helpful for keeping our customers up-to-date on processing their tax forms. All we do is tweak the output file each year that comes from our ERP software and then AccountAbility takes care of the rest - formatting, form printing, etc. All the parts that are the time consuming parts for our programming staff are handled. Couldn't be easier.

CONS

There is nothing not to like. Everything is taken care of easily and quickly.

Idelys

Non-Profit Organization Management, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used weekly for more than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra

OVERALL RATING:

4

EASE OF USE

4

VALUE FOR MONEY

4

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

4

FUNCTIONALITY

3

Reviewed May 2024

It does the job

It does the job and allows us to submit the electronic files we must submit to the IRS and states at the beginning of the year.

PROS

The easiness of running the W2 files for each state we have to remit for.

CONS

The overall appearance of the software looks antiquated. The prompts are not user-friendly nor easy to find even for those who are computer literate.

Reason for choosing Account Ability

It was introduced to us as an alternative to the current accounting software we use for our accounting that is not able to remit W2 files to the states

Vendor Response

IDMS Account Ability appreciates your review.

Replied May 2024

Laura

Accounting, 1 employee

Used monthly for more than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra

OVERALL RATING:

3

EASE OF USE

3

FUNCTIONALITY

3

Reviewed May 2024

Account Ability Review

PROS

It stays consistent from year to year. No need to learn new product every year.

CONS

Cost keeps increasing dramatically every year.

Jaye

Accounting, 11-50 employees

Used weekly for more than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra

OVERALL RATING:

4

EASE OF USE

4

VALUE FOR MONEY

4

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

4

FUNCTIONALITY

4

Reviewed May 2024

Good value for the money

PROS

We've used Account Ability for 10+ years and it's been very reliable. It pulls data from the prior year, which saves time. Overall it's a good value for the money.

CONS

Does not link to any other software, so everything must be entered manually initially. Moving around within Account Ability seems a bit cumbersome and your unable to put the entered documents in alphabetical order, once entered, for easy location.

Vendor Response

IDMS Account Ability appreciates your review.

Replied May 2024

Matthew

Computer Software, 1 employee

Used weekly for more than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra

OVERALL RATING:

5

EASE OF USE

5

VALUE FOR MONEY

5

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

5

FUNCTIONALITY

5

Reviewed May 2024

Excellent Software

Been a user since 2001. Excellent product.

PROS

Ease of Use and variety of features. The import mapper is a godsend

CONS

There is nothing I cn think of not to like about Account Ability

Reason for choosing Account Ability

Best integration with my own software, making it easy for me to provide my clients' information returns.

Vendor Response

IDMS Account Ability appreciates your review.

Replied May 2024