At Drake, we know that providing you top-notch tax
software isn’t enough — you also
need individual and group training, staff development,
and continuing education.
Our clients know they can rely on us to keep them
informed and up to date about
taxes and tax preparation, and about Drake Software's
updates and enhancements.
We strive to meet all your training needs, leaving
you with more time to concentrate
on your business.
e-Training Center (ETC) –
Providing training for your
Drake ETC offers
a variety of interactive tax courses, from basic 1040
preparation to corporations
and partnerships — all with available CPE credits.
View tutorials on the basics
of Drake Software, and use practice returns to familiarize
yourself with entering
data in Drake. Both student and administrator can
view the student’s progress using
our handy report card feature.
Drake Passport to Success –
Get ready for a great tax
season with Drake by completing an itinerary of important
pre-season tax and software
topics. We’ll stamp your Passport along the way to
track your progress, and you’ll
receive a special certificate at the end of your journey.
Passport to Success is
available at support.drakesoftware.com.
Tutorials – Learn the
basics of Drake Software through
short instructional videos, including setup, navigation
and e-filing. Available
at Drake ETC.
Practice Returns – Become
familiar with the basics of
data entry and e-filing in Drake Software. Use the
supplied information to practice
data entry and create returns in the program, and
to practice e-filing returns and
correcting rejects. Access the practice returns on
the Drake Software install CD,
here, at Drake ETC
Webinars – View recorded
and live webinars to get an
overview of customizing, navigating and e-filing with
Drake Software. Also covered
practice management tools
that are part of Drake Software. Also available in
Spanish. Available at Drake ETC
Classroom Training – Drake
customers can look forward to a wide array of live
held across the U.S. and at Drake headquarters in
Franklin, NC. Find dates and locations
Software Seminars – Attend
a Software Sales Seminar
for an up-close introduction to Drake Software.
Update Schools – EEach
fall, Drake Software hosts Update Schools to review
the latest tax law changes, present new software enhancements,
and provide the opportunity to earn CPE credit while
networking with other users. You can also purchase
a video if you’re unable to attend an Update School.
Las Vegas, NV – Dec. 16, 2015
Dealer Update Schools are located in AR, KS, KY, MO,
NE, OH, OK, & TN. School details, deadlines and fees
for Dealer-hosted Update Schools vary. For more information,
Evaluation Guide – Introduces
you to navigation, setup,
and e-filing. It walks you through preparing 1040,
1120, and 1065 returns. You also
earn CPE credits just for completing the evaluation
guide. Evaluate Drake Software
Drake User’s Manual –
Includes detailed information
on topics such as program navigation, electronic filing,
federal packages, banks,
and state returns. You can access the manual on your
Drake CD, from within the software,
or online. You can also
purchase a printed copy. User’s Manual
On-Screen Help – Drake
contains a full program-wide
help system, covering the most commonly asked questions
and help topics. Also provided
are screen and field help, explaining how to complete
data entry for the given screen.
FAQs are also provided for all federal and state packages.
Quick Reference Guide –
Includes data entry tips and
other helpful hints for preparing returns with Drake
Software. Quick Reference Guide
Internet Support – Drake’s
customer support website,
is the go-to place for all matters related to your
software and your Drake account.
Knowledge Base – Advises
how to fix problems, offers
specific data entry solutions, and makes available
updates for specific problems.
Accessible from within support.drakesoftware.com.