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2018 FloppyTax
Electronic Filing Service

We’ll take it from hereHorizon Software will upload your 1099-series information return to the IRS Electronic Filing System on your behalf.

There is a $99.00 charge for each submittal that we file on your behalf. If you wish to take advantage of this service, please read the terms and conditions at the bottom of this page, then use the following procedure to prepare your submittal:

1.  Enter and verify all of your information as usual.

2.  When it is time to prepare your submittal, choose Transmittal from the Main Menu.

3.  Examine the Payer and Transmitter information, and edit as needed.  Be sure to include your Transmitter
Control Code (TCC) assigned by IRS and your e-mail address.  You are still the ‘Transmitter’, we are simply delivering your file to IRS after you prepare it.

4.  Choose Original as the Submittal type (unless otherwise required).

5.  Click on the Begin button.

6.  When asked whether to print the transmittal report, click Yes.  You may print more copies of the report by clicking the Print Report button. 

7.  Contact us to schedule an appointment to securely transfer the output file from your computer to ours.  You may send an e-mail to e-file@horizon-sw.com or simply call us at 800-950-4829 and let us know when you are available.  It will only take a few minutes for us to connect to your computer and download the file.

8.  Payment is due in advance for this service.  Send a check in the amount of $99.00 payable to "Horizon Software, Inc." (in Connecticut please add $0.99 computer services tax) to the address below.  If you wish to pay using a credit card, you can give us that information over the telephone.

9.  We will upload the information to IRS and save a copy of the file upload page. Within 3 business days of uploading the file, we will verify with IRS whether the file was accepted or rejected and e-mail a copy of the report to you.

10. If for any reason the file is rejected (i.e. invalid data in the file) you must correct your FloppyTax data and generate a "Replacement" file. Please note that the $99.00 charge applies to each submittal, including replacement files and multiple files for the same payer.


Electronic Filing Service Terms & Conditions

1.  Scope

Customer hereby contracts for and Horizon Software, Inc. (HSI) hereby agrees to furnish data delivery services wherein Customer shall supply to HSI a data file that Customer wishes to deliver to the Internal Revenue Service F.I.R.E. system (IRS-FIRE).  HSI will electronically transmit the data to IRS-FIRE and provide customer with a printed copy of the acceptance/rejection notice issued by IRS-FIRE with respect to that data file.

2.  Term

This agreement pertains solely to services relating to returns for tax year 2018.

3.  Fees

The fee for this service is $99.00 for each data file delivered, plus any applicable taxes, payable in advance by company check or credit card accepted by HSI.  This fee must be paid even if the data file to be delivered is a correction or replacement for a previously delivered file. 

4.  Accuracy of Data

Customer acknowledges that it has sole responsibility for the accuracy, authenticity, completeness and format of the data it supplies to HSI for delivery to IRS-FIRE and Customer agrees that it is solely responsible for any errors, delays, penalties, fines, or any other consequence arising from its submission of inaccurate, unauthentic, incomplete or improperly formatted data to HSI.

5.  Indemnification

Customer agrees to indemnify HSI and to hold it harmless from all loss, cost, liability and expenses, including reasonable attorney’s fees, arising from or attributable to inaccurate, unauthentic, incomplete or improperly formatted data supplied to HSI by Customer, or from Customer’s failure to supply data to HSI.

6.  Disclaimer of Warranties

HSI makes no representations or warranties, express or implied, including, without limitation, any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, other than the express representations contained in these terms and conditions.

7.  Limitation of Liability

In no event shall HSI be liable for indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages arising from HSI’s performance or otherwise pursuant to this Agreement.  HSI’s liability with respect to its performance or otherwise pursuant to this Agreement shall not exceed the fees paid by Customer to HSI for such services.  The remedy of damages specified herein is exclusive.

8.  Delays

HSI agrees to provide service as promptly as possible, provided, however, that HSI not be liable for any delays, penalties or other consequences arising due to circumstances beyond HSI’s control including, but not limited to interruptions occasioned by order or requisition of the Government of the United States or any state or territory thereof, or of any subdivision thereof, or any government or war activity or embargo, fire, riot, epidemics, floods, accidents, acts of terrorism, restraining orders or decrees of any court or Acts of God.

9.  Governing Law

This Agreement and performance hereunder shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Connecticut.

10.  Acceptance

Customer’s submission of data to HSI for delivery to IRS-FIRE shall constitute acceptance of these terms.

Horizon Software, Inc.
P.O. Box 735
Glastonbury, CT 06033-0735


Contact Information:
800 950-4829
PO Box 735, Glastonbury, CT 06033-0735
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