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About TaxCycle from Xero

TaxCycle is suite of tax software for Canadian accountants, bookkeepers and tax professionals.

In December 2021, Xero announced its acquisition of Trilogy Software, the makers of TaxCycle. TaxCycle continues to operate as a standalone brand under CEO Cameron Peters’ leadership.

History

2010 Trilogy Software Inc. founded.
2011 DoxCycle source document management software launched.
2012 TaxCycle T1 software for professional tax preparation of personal tax returns launched. 
2013 T2 corporate tax, as well as T4/T4A, T5, and T5018 slips preparation added.
2014 T3010 charity returns and T5013 partnership returns added.
2015 NR4 slips for non-resident slip recipients. T1/TP1 for Québec personal tax return preparation added.
2016 CO-17 for Québec corporate tax return preparation. RL-1, RL-2 and RL-3 for Québec slips added.
2017 TP-646 for Québec trust tax return preparation. RL-16 slips added.
2018 TP-600 for Québec partnership tax returns. RL-15 slips added.
2020 TaxFolder electronic signatures and secure document sharing launched.
2021 Trilogy Software acquired by Xero. TaxCycle becomes TaxCycle from Xero.

Cameron Peters, CEO

Cameron has been creating software for the Canadian tax and accounting communities since 1985. Having started his first company, 'Cameron Peters Software Company' in high school, and subsequently programming his first tax software package (Cantax®), Cameron's career embarked on a successful string of companies and innovative products. He co-founded GreenPoint Software in 1995, and as CEO and chief architect, developed the ProFile® Professional Tax Software Suite that became part of Intuit Canada in 2000. After leading the Professional Tax Business at Intuit Canada for a few years, he became the Director, Consumer Tax in Intuit U.K. launching his third tax software architecture. In 2005, he returned to Canada as the CTO of Intuit Canada & U.K., leading over 250 development and support staff and helping take the QuickBooks® product from 41% to 60% retail market share. Since leaving Intuit, Cameron has been slowly but surely working towards defining the future of accounting tax services; Trilogy is the culmination of his efforts thus far.