Technically-handy accountants—or those hiring savvy programmers—can extend and integrate TaxCycle and DoxCycle into their tax office programs using our flexible API (application programming interface).
An "application programming interface" or API is a set of rules and specifications that allow different software programs to talk to each other. Programmers can write code that accesses an API to facilitate the sharing of data, calculations and other functionality between programs.
You must join our Developer Network to access the API (contact us for pricing).
This gives you:
Once built, you can install your creation on computers in your office.
But, if you want to process a large number of returns or resell your extension, you must apply for a special licensing that includes either a per-return fee or royalty payments. Please contact us for details.
Here are a few ideas of how you could extend TaxCycle or DoxCycle or integrate them into your existing programs or your workflow: