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Terms & Conditions
Prices
All prices and offers are subject to change without notice. Prices do not include shipping charges.
Volume Discounts (Tax Return Supplies)
Volume discounts only apply to items of the same type and color.
Payment Options
Orders may be paid by Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, Check or Money Order. We do not bill.
Sales Tax
All orders are subject to applicable sales taxes. Orders placed by California customers are subject to Ventura County sales tax rate. Orders placed at a seminar are subject to sales tax rate at that location. However, customers who opt to download their software and not get a CD are not subject to sales tax.
Shipping
Most orders are processed within 48 hours. Products that are on hand will be shipped right away. CFS does not hold orders to be shipped later. Software orders are shipped via USPS 1st class mail; forms and tax supplies are shipped via UPS ground. UPS NEXT DAY and 2ND Day are available at an additional cost. Discrepancies must be reported as soon as possible (no more than 14 days).
CFS will not forward mail. An extra fee may be assessed if incomplete or inaccurate shipping information results in the redelivery of a shipment. Call for shipping rates to Alaska, Hawaii, or foreign countries.
Shipping Charges
Software shipping is $7 per order, sent via 1st class mail. You may avoid shipping charges by downloading the program. You also have the option to purchase the Update CD Service for $25.
Refunds/Returns
Refunds, less shipping, will be accepted no later than 30 days after delivery of the product(s). Additionally, tax forms will not be accepted for refund after December 15th. Products must be returned in undamaged condition.
Licensing

A. PROGRAM LICENSE

A Program License entitles you to run the Single User Version of the Software on one or more computers at one Location operating under one Firm Name, but not on a LAN or WAN. Businesses with multiple Locations operating under one Firm Name running the Single User Version of the Software at more than one Location may purchase additional Program Licenses at a discount. (See "C. MULTIPLE LOCATIONS," below.)


B. NETWORK LICENSE

A Network License entitles you to run the Network Version of the Software on one or more computers on a single LAN or WAN. Businesses with multiple Locations operating under one Firm Name running the Network Version of the Software on more than one LAN or WAN may purchase additional Network Licenses at a discount. (See "C. MULTIPLE LOCATIONS," below.)


C. MULTIPLE LOCATIONS

CFS Tax Software, Inc. licenses its software on a per-Location basis. If you are using the Software at multiple Locations operating under one Firm Name: a) You must purchase a Program License for each Location where the Software is used. b) You must purchase a Network License for each Location where the Software is used on a separate LAN or WAN (excluding backups). (NOTE: although a single Network License will allow you to install CFS software on a WAN for use at multiple Locations, only one address can be used for the Firm Information in the program setup.)


Examples:


Example 1: You have two offices. You wish to run TaxTools on all computers at both locations, but not on a network. You must purchase two TaxTools program licenses. You are eligible for a multi-program discount.


Example 2: You have two offices, each of which has its own LAN. You wish to run the network versions of TaxTools and Payroll System at each location. You must purchase two TaxTools program licenses and two Payroll System program licenses. You must also purchase two TaxTools network licenses and two Payroll System network licenses. You are eligible for discounts on both the multiple program licenses and the multiple network licenses.


Example 3: You have three offices. You wish to run the network versions of TaxTools and Payroll System at all three locations, connected to a single server via a WAN. You must purchase three TaxTools program licenses and three Payroll System program licenses. However, you need only purchase one TaxTools network license and one Payroll System network license, as you are running the programs on a single network. You are eligible for a multi-program discount.

End User License Agreement (EULA)
NOTICE TO USER

This is a contract. By indicating your acceptance below, you accept all the terms and conditions of this End User License Agreement ("Agreement"). You must read this Agreement carefully before indicating acceptance at the end of the text of this Agreement. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions of this Agreement, you MUST decline where instructed, and you WILL NOT be able to use the Software.


This copy of the Software is licensed to you as the end user. CFS Tax Software, Inc. grants to you a nonexclusive license to use the Software, provided that you agree to the following:


1. DEFINITIONS

"Agreement": This CFS Tax Software, Inc. End User License Agreement.


"Firm Name": The name under which you conduct business.


"Local Area Network (LAN)": A network of personal computers at a single Location that are linked together, can communicate directly with other devices in the network, and can share resources.


"Location": A place where you use the Software.

"Network License:" License allowing you to run the Software on a Local Area Network, Wide Area Network, or by Remote Access.


"Network Version": Version of Software designed to be run on a LAN or WAN, allowing multiple computers to access the same database.


"Program License": License allowing you to run the Software.


"Run": Use, access, display, run or install the Software, regardless of the medium of access.


"Single User Version": Version of Software designed to be run on a stand-alone computer.


"Software": The accompanying CFS Tax Software, Inc. software product, including any upgrades, modified versions or updates.


"Wide Area Network (WAN)": A computer network that covers a broad area (i.e., a network whose communications links cross metropolitan, regional, or national boundaries). This includes, but is not limited to, remote access using "PC Anywhere," "Carbon Copy," "Terminal Server," "Citrix Metaframe," "Virtual Private Network," "Remote Access."


2. USE OF THE SOFTWARE

A. PROGRAM LICENSE

A Program License entitles you to run the Single User Version of the Software on one or more computers at one Location operating under one Firm Name, but not on a LAN or WAN. Businesses with multiple Locations operating under one Firm Name running the Single User Version of the Software at more than one Location may purchase additional Program Licenses at a discount. (See "C. MULTIPLE LOCATIONS," below.)


B. NETWORK LICENSE

A Network License entitles you to run the Network Version of the Software on one or more computers on a single LAN or WAN. Businesses with multiple Locations operating under one Firm Name running the Network Version of the Software on more than one LAN or WAN may purchase additional Network Licenses at a discount. (See "C. MULTIPLE LOCATIONS," below.)


C. MULTIPLE LOCATIONS

CFS Tax Software, Inc. licenses its software on a per-Location basis. If you are using the Software at multiple Locations operating under one Firm Name:
a) You must purchase a Program License for each Location where the Software is used.
b) You must purchase a Network License for each Location where the Software is used on a separate LAN or WAN (excluding backups).
(NOTE: although a single Network License will allow you to install CFS software on a WAN for use at multiple Locations, only one address can be used for the Firm Information in the program setup.)


Examples:


Example 1: You have two offices. You wish to run TaxTools on all computers at both locations, but not on a network. You must purchase two TaxTools program licenses. You are eligible for a multi-program discount.


Example 2: You have two offices, each of which has its own LAN. You wish to run the network versions of TaxTools and Payroll System at each location. You must purchase two TaxTools program licenses and two Payroll System program licenses. You must also purchase two TaxTools network licenses and two Payroll System network licenses. You are eligible for discounts on both the multiple program licenses and the multiple network licenses.


Example 3: You have three offices. You wish to run the network versions of TaxTools and Payroll System at all three locations, connected to a single server via a WAN. You must purchase three TaxTools program licenses and three Payroll System program licenses. However, you need only purchase one TaxTools network license and one Payroll System network license, as you are running the programs on a single network. You are eligible for a multi-program discount.


3. COPYRIGHT

The Software is owned by CFS Tax Software, Inc. and its structure, organization and code are the valuable trade secrets of CFS Tax Software, Inc. The Software is also protected by United States Copyright Law and International Treaty provisions. You agree not to modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise attempt to discover the source code of the Software. You may use trademarks only to identify printed output produced by the Software, in accordance with accepted trademark practice, including identification of trademark owner's name. Such use of any trademark does not give you any rights of ownership in that trademark. Except as stated above, this Agreement does not grant you any intellectual property rights in the Software.


4. TRANSFER

You may not rent, lease, loan, or sublicense the Software.


5. NO WARRANTY

The Software is being delivered to you "AS IS" and CFS Tax Software, Inc. makes no warranty as to its use or performance.


CFS Tax Software, Inc. does not and cannot warrant the performance or results you may obtain by using the software or documentation. CFS Tax Software, Inc. makes NO WARRANTIES, express or implied, as to noninfringement of third party rights, merchantability, or fitness for any particular purpose. In no event will CFS Tax Software, Inc. be liable to you for any consequential, incidental or special damages, including any lost profits or lost savings, even if a CFS Tax Software, Inc. representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages, or for any claim by any third party.


Some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental, consequential or special damages, or the exclusion of implied warranties or limitations on how long an implied warranty may last, so the above limitations may not apply to you.


6. SUPPORT

CFS Tax Software, Inc. provides free technical support for licensed Software. Support is limited to providing assistance and correction of issues related to CFS product performance, installation, and configuration. Support may be provided by telephone, online chat, or e-mail, at the discretion of CFS. CFS may limit or terminate support service if customer uses the services in an irregular, excessive, abusive, or fraudulent manner.


7. GOVERNING LAW AND GENERAL PROVISIONS

This Agreement will be governed by the laws of the State of California, U.S.A., excluding the application of its conflicts of law rules. If any part of this Agreement is found void and unenforceable, it will not affect the validity of the balance of the Agreement, which shall remain valid and enforceable according to its terms. This Agreement shall automatically terminate upon failure by you to comply with its terms. This Agreement may only be modified in writing signed by an authorized officer of CFS Tax Software, Inc.

Firm Name & Address Changes
In order to protect our customers, CFS does not take firm name and/or address changes over the phone. There are several ways to notify us of a new firm name/address change:
  1. Log in to your MyCFS account. Select [Firm Name/Address/Email Change] under the MyCFS menu and click Send after entering the appropriate information.
  2. Email custserv2@taxtools.com. Please include your customer number.
  3. Fax to (805) 522-0187. Please include your customer number.
  4. Mail to: CFS TAX SOFTWARE, INC., P.O. Box 879, Simi Valley, CA 93062-0879. Please include your customer number.