What is Free / Open Source software?
What is Streamlined Sales Tax?
Streamlined Sales Tax provides a method of registering for and submitting returns for state sales tax. It also allows tax payers to securely submit payment information electronically.
Please refer to the Streamlined Sales Tax project website for additional information.
What is Modernized eFile?
Modernized eFile is the next generation electronic filing system being developed for income tax. It utilizes XML, web services, and strong authentication to securely transfer tax data between the IRS and the state tax department.
Please refer to the Modernized eFile website for additional information.
The Gateway Project and Open Source
Why is the Gateway free / open source software?
Who develops the Gateway software?
There are two states currently involved with the development of the Modernized eFile package, Vermont and Oklahoma. There is one state currently developing the Streamlined Sales Tax package, Vermont.
Who uses the Gateway software?
There are two states that plan on using the Modernized eFile package, Vermont and Oklahoma. There is one state currently using the Streamlined Sales Tax package, Vermont.
How can my state begin using and/or developing the software?
E-mail Shawn Kasulka.
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