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2019 PPT Express Updates

Date: July 23, 2019

Program: PPT Express

Subject: PPT Express Update Version 21.7

Dear TaxTime USA, Inc. Customer,

  • This update includes the following E-File validation changes we are making to accommodate new State of Michigan requested payment date rules for E-Paying ESA returns. Please note the due date and timely payment dates remain August 15.
    1) Payment date can never be greater than 90 days from today’s date for all cases below.
    2) If the file is being E-Filed between May 1 and August 15 then the greatest requested payment date is August 15.
    3) If the return is being e-filed between August 15 and February 29 the greatest payment date can be March 1
    4) Returns field between March 1 and March 31 greatest requested payment date is March 31
    5) Returns filed between April 1 and April 15 greatest requested payment date is April 15

  • NOTE – Any users who have not already allowed the Auto Update inside of PPT Express to update their program should download and install this update, even if they will not be filing any ESA returns. This update version 21.7 (and possibly any further 2019 updates) will be required to be installed in order to proforma when next year’s PPT Express 2020 is released.

  • ESA Quickstart

  • This update includes all prior updates.


  • To install update:

    After clicking the below link, a File Download window will open.

    Click Open or Run. If a Security Warning message opens, Click Run. *Please Note*: some browsers require you to save the file rather than run it. If your file was saved you will have to run it from wherever your downloads save to.

    An Installation Folder window will open.

    You will need to accept our License Agreement to continue the download. Click Next after you have done that.

    Change installation drive and folder to match where you originally installed the software

    Click Next.

    The window will then show you where the update is being installed to. Click Next to continue.

    A message: Installation Successful will open when update is completed.

    Click on Finish.

    You may re-enter the software. Click Help from the main menu bar and then click: About. The software should now say Ver 21.7

    Click here to download & update PPT19_UPD_21_7.EXE



Prior Year PPT Express Updates

For all prior year program updates please click here