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2021 PPT Express Updates

Date: July 26, 2021

Program: PPT Express

Subject: PPT Express Update Version 23.4

Dear TaxTime USA, Inc. Customer,

  • This update now allows for User Names to be added to an existing or new preparer for multi-factor verification purposes when e-filing ESA returns.

  • Our 2021 software automatically checks for any updates when going into the program and if it finds any it will ask whether or not the update should be loaded. If you disabled auto update (this feature can be found in Setup/Configuration and then clicking on the General Tab; near the top right of the screen there is a check box: Always check for updates when going into program) then download the update following instructions below. If you allowed for Auto Update you can check to make sure you are now using Version 23.4 by clicking on Help and then About; if that is your version you do not need to re-download.

  • NOTE – All PPT Express customers should download and install this update even if they will not be filing any ESA returns. This update version 23.4 (and possibly any further 2021 updates) will be required to be installed in order to proforma when next year’s PPT Express 2022 is released.

  • This update contains all prior updates including ESA Update 23.3.

  • View the 2021 ESA Quickstart here


  • 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 23.4

    Click here to download & update PPT21_UPD_23_4.EXE



Prior Year PPT Express Updates

For all prior year program updates please click here