Sales and Use Tax EDI Approved Software Developers

The North Carolina Department of Revenue has tested and approved software designed by the vendors listed below for electronic filing of the North Carolina Sales and Use Tax Return and breakdown schedules in an electronic data interchange (EDI) format. Please continue to visit this site for a list of the software products as they are approved and links to the developers' sites.


CORPTAX Inc. offers a comprehensive sales and use tax system with up-to-date forms, rates, and reports for every state and most local jurisdictions. The system’s database stores historical and current sales and use tax information, so you can conduct tax analyses, produce audit data and customize reports. With CORPSales, you can fully automate the sales and use tax return preparation process to produce timely and accurate returns. Electronic filing is available for all states providing that option.


Telephone: 800-966-1639.

HotSpot Tax Services

HotSpot is an internet and software services company (SaaS) solving one of the most complex and burdensome problems in the vacation rental and lodging industry: room occupancy tax compliance. HotSpot's solution manages a complex and comprehensive set of requirements for any location in the U.S., including licensing, monthly/quarterly tax filings and tax payments to various state and local tax agencies. HotSpot has an extensive database of tax rates, requirements and tax forms, as well as continually enhanced software and processes customized to meet the compliance demands of thousands of unique tax jurisdictions. In North Carolina, HotSpot provides an integrated EDI solution for state and county sales tax filing, as well as an automated filing solution for county and municipal room occupancy taxes.


Phone: 303-220-0183



KPMG LLP's Tax Remittance and Compliance System (TRACS) software combines market-leading technology with KPMG’s tax professionals' industry experience to provide one of the foremost methodologies for on-premises management of the sales and use tax processes. In addition, KPMG's Indirect Tax practice has the strength in numbers to help you manage all your indirect tax needs. With more than 500 experienced professionals in the United States serving 36 percent of the FORTUNE 500, we are one of the largest providers of indirect tax services in the marketplace.

KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, is the U.S. member firm of KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International"). KPMG International’s member firms have 145,000 professionals, including more than 8,000 partners, in 152 countries. In the US, KPMG LLP operates from 87 offices with more than 23,000 employees.

Telephone: (770) 240-8743 (Jason Carter)

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Sales Tax Datalink

Sales Tax Datalink offers businesses, practitioners and CPAs a multi-state filing solution that is intuitive, feature rich and price appropriate.

Simply upload your tax data files without file restrictions. On-screen alerts, pinpoint tax data issues with single click correcting, no more dumping and reloading. With real-time reconciliation and validation, instantly you can be assured sales or use tax was calculated correctly and filed correctly. Even manage your credits, adjustments or create overrides that your tax engine cannot handle.
Solution also includes tax rate lookup, tax calendar and modules for voluntary disclosures and reverse audits.

Telephone: 877-806-7715

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Second Decimal, LLC

Second Decimal offers a suite of tax technology products that increase the accuracy, efficiency, and control of your functions. Second Decimal products are designed and supported by developers with corporate tax advisory experience. They include an integrated suite of returns, sales and use calculation, rates, and certificate management software. Second Decimal applications enable and support a strategic approach to automating your tax processes with accuracy and efficiency. This results in the reduction of time, taxes, manual processes, and cost while improving efficiency, productivity, comprehension, and compliance.

Telephone: 781-229-0800
Fax: 603-870-3730

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Thomson Reuters

ONESOURCE Indirect Tax by Thomson Reuters is the only global solution for end-to-end indirect tax management. ONESOURCE Indirect Tax compliance software provides comprehensive return coverage, flexible data sourcing, quick return review, and the most complete support for electronic filing available. Thomson Reuters also delivers consolidated tax determination, reporting, and compliance encompassing all U.S. state, county, city and district-level sales and use taxes, as well as value-added tax (VAT), for more than 175 countries.

Our consolidated Windows®-based software solution streamlines return preparation, filing, and remittance of US, Puerto Rico, and Canadian returns and meets the electronic filing requirements mandated by 26 states, including North Carolina.

Approved Products for 2012:

  • Over 590 different sales, consumer’s use, seller’s use, rental, and leasing returns for all applicable states and the District of Columbia
  • E-file support of more than 70 electronic returns
  • Returns for tax compliance in Canada and Puerto Rico

Telephone: 888-885-0206

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Vertex, Inc.

Vertex Indirect Tax Returns is a Windows®-based desktop application that ties up all the loose ends with one click of a button. This product automates the entire returns preparation process, bringing up virtually all the tax returns, schedules, worksheets and reports you'll need right on your screen -- with your tax data automatically filled in from information supplied by virtually any financial application. EDI filing (Electronic Data Interchange) is also available for North Carolina.

Telephone: 800-281-1900




Apex Sales Tax

You've probably found that reconciling invoices and calculating sales and use taxes for North Carolina county is challenging, and entering the calculation into the NC DOR site is time-consuming. Finally, business owners and accountants can easily pay North Carolina sales and use tax: no more tedious guesswork, no more reports or calculations to anticpate the next month, no more county-by-county manual entry.

SmackTax quickly and accurately calculates, sends, and pays NC sales and use taxes. No accounting expertise required--if you can click a button, you can do this! SmackTax links automatically to the most popular business accounting online software.

Month-to-Month subscriptions are available to meet the needs of small, medium, and corporate businesses, as well as accountants. SmackTax was created by Apex Sales Tax, a software development company based in North Carolina.

Your first month of filing is FREE, you can sign up online today, and SmackTax provides any support you need to get started. Knock out your sales and use taxes with SmackTax! 

Telephone: 877-999-1171


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