Contents of the READ.ME file
An easy to use tax preparation system suitable for both individuals and
paid tax preparers. Features pull-down menus, mouse support, on-line help
and automatic installation. Enter data in any order at any time, and
instantly see the effect of changes on your tax due. Each return is
automatically stored in a separate file to facilitate copying and
archiving. A sample return is included to get you off to a fast start.
Prints IRS-approved high-quality graphic Form 1040 on LaserJet, DeskJet,
IBM ProPrinter and Epson FX and LQ printers. Prints IRS-approved
substitute forms for all other forms on any printer.
Includes the following Forms and Schedules: 1040, A, B, C, D, E, EIC, F, R,
SE, 2106, 2119, 2210, 2441, 3903, 4137, 4562, 6251, 8606, 8615, 8829.
Includes the following worksheets: W-2 forms, Schedule of Other Income,
Pensions and Annuities, Taxable Social Security Benefits, IRA contributions,
Supplemental Schedules and Client Invoice.
The optional professional utilities provide for updating last year's tax
files to this year, printing labels and list of taxpayers, and exporting
taxpayer name/address information (for example to print personalized
form letters with a word processor).
This is the final version ready to use to file your 1994 Form 1040 tax
Minimum requirements: IBM PC or compatible with 390K avaliable RAM and 1
SOFTWARE LICENSE (See complete details in program)
Share-TAX/1040 is provided on the basis of the "Shareware" concept.
This means you may freely copy it and distribute it in complete,
unmodified form (you are encouraged to do so); but, it is not free nor
is it in the public domain.
This is copyrighted material and you are granted permission to copy
it freely for evaluation and distribution purposes without paying a fee.
You are granted permission to copy Share-TAX/1040 for use in preparing
and reviewing actual tax returns only if you pay promptly as follows:
Right to use Share-TAX/1040 for 1994 on one computer....... $19.00
Add $2.00 S/H to automatically receive next year's version.
(Texas residents please add 7.25% ($1.52) sales tax)
EVERYONE WHO PAYS this SHAREWARE FEE and $2.00 SHIPPING & HANDLING WILL
RECEIVE (in early January, 1996) the 1995 Share-TAX/1040 as a FREE
This fee is due when you start using it on actual tax returns, payable to:
Bammel Software 24-hour order line: 214/296-8518
P.O. Box 382194 (automated voice and FAX)
Duncanville, TX 75138-2194 (for FAX press your SEND key)
(C) Copyright 1987 - 1994, Bammel Software
PRODUCT SUPPORT and ORDER LINE
Voice and FAX are provided at 214-296-8518.
The voice system will guide you through placing an order or leaving a
If you are having a problem and there is no one to personally answer your
call, please leave your name and phone number. Someone will get back to
you as soon as possible. Please also briefly DESCRIBE your PROBLEM. Many
times a quick reply to your answering machine is all it takes, thus
avoiding telephone tag.
To send a FAX, just press your SEND key. If for some reason that does
not work, then press "77#" anytime after the voice answer to activate
Share-TAX/1040 will be uploaded (under file name "STAX\Y.ZIP") to
Compuserve, America-Online, etc., and to one or more nationwide BBS
networks. It will also be distributed to all ASP (Associan of Shareware
Professionals) shareware dealers and BBS's. Therefore, it is likely
that you can purchase a diskette locally, or can download the program
from a BBS local to you.
Using the INSTALL Program
If you received the program from a shareware distributor in "packed" form,
you must first "unpack" it according to their instructions (the fact that
you are reading this means either that you must have already done so, or
you did not receive it in packed format).
Place the original diskette (or diskette containing unpacked files) in drive
"A:" or "B:". Then at the DOS prompt, type "A:INSTALL" or "B:INSTALL",
respectively, and answer the questions.
IF YOU HAVE A MONOCHROME SCREEN
If you have a monochrome screen and you have difficulty reading it, start
the program in monochrome mode by running with the /B option (run it by
typing "STAX94 /B" at the DOS prompt). This may not be necessary with all
monochrome screens, but is likely to be quite necessary with some laptops.
You should then select "monochrome" on the COLOR screen, and next time you
run the program it will remember your preferences without typing the "/B".
OLDER COMPUTERS WITHOUT A MOUSE
If your DOS is 3.0 or later, then the program checks to see if you have a
mouse. If you want the program to assume that you do not have a mouse, and
to not even check for one, run it with the /N option (Example, at the DOS
prompt type: "STAX94 /N").
For DOS earlier than 3.0, the program assumes that you do not have a mouse
and will not even check for one. The reason is that some older computers
will hang with a blank screen when the program checks for a mouse. If in
this case you do have a mouse, run the program with tne /M option (Example,
at the DOS prompt type: "STAX94 /M").
Complete documentation is in file STAX94.MAN, which is best viewed or
printed while running the program. Select the "About/View Manual" or
"Print/Print Manual" pull-down menu functions.
Bammel Software 24-hour order line
ORDER FORM P.O. Box 382194 (for FAX press your SEND key)
Duncanville, TX 75138-2194 214/296-8518
Name: ___________________________________ Date ___/___/___
City: ___________________ State ____ Zip ____________
NOTE: UNLESS OTHERWISE REQUESTED, EARLY ORDERS FOR 1994 TAX PRODUCTS
WILL BE HELD UNTIL FINAL VERSIONS ARE READY IN EARLY JANUARY, 1995.
Qty Price Ea Total
a. Diskette containing latest version of 1994
____ Share-TAX/1040................................ $7.50 ______.__
____ b. 1994 Share-TAX/1040 shareware fee for use on one
computer. EVERYONE WHO PAYS this SHAREWARE FEE and
S/H WILL RECEIVE (in early Jan, 1996) the 1995
Share-TAX/1040 diskette as a FREE THANK-YOU GIFT.
(If you pay just this, we assume that you have
obtained a copy elsewhere, and so will not send
you a diskette for 1994.).....................$19.00 ______.__
____ c. Both a. and b. above..........................$23.00 ______.__
____ d. Both a. and b. plus professional utilities,
and automatic updates as needed during
1994 tax season (especially for paid tax
e. Need to file an ammended return?
Previous years: [ ]1991 [ ]1992 [ ]1993 ea $20.00 ______.__
Shipping and handling per order................$2.00 _____2.00
If to Texas address, please add 7.25% sales tax ______.__
[ ] 5 1/4" diskette [ ] 3 1/2" diskette Total $______.__
[ ] Check [ ] Money Order [ ] MasterCard [ ] Visa No C.O.D. please.
(We prefer payment by check or money order, but will gladly accept
MasterCard or Visa. No other credit cards accepted.)
Credit card no.: ___________________________________ Exp. Date: __/__
Signature of cardholder: ______________________________________________
(Name of cardholder should be same as at top of form)