DOWNLOAD-software is downloaded and installed and made available. ONLINE-software is also downloaded; it just resides in a temporary folder. Software is not installed; Browser and JAVA prgrams already exist on the taxpayers computer.

UDS software is downloaded, installed and is run within the WINDOWS operating system environment. The software download makes it easier to access the tax forms. You can also display forms, worksheets and dialogboxes and confirm that you populated the dialogboxes correctly. Online software is designed to be used by only one person. If other people in the family need to use it, they must register separately and pay again. After you install the UDS software, you can freely use it for multiple returns. It can be for a married couple filing separately. Or it can be for filing returns for children or parents.