CS Professional Suite Review - why 4.2 stars?

CS Professional Suite Review
ITQlick Score: 83/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.2/5)
Pricing: 5.6/10 - average cost
Category: Professional Services Automation -> CS Professional Suite
Ranking:Ranked 11 out of 108 Professional Services Automation systems
Company: Thomson Reuters
Pricing: starts at $3,000 per license
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop
Links: CS Professional Suite pricing, CS Professional Suite alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Nov 28, 2020

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What is CS Professional Suite?

CS Professional Suite is a tax and accounting software built to help accounting professionals or firms automate their workflow and collect electronic signatures for tax documents. The software is also responsible for tracking assets and controlling inventory. Apart from organizing files and automating processes, CS Professional Suite also enables tax and accounting firms to process client payroll and improve client relationships.

Among the numerous features of this software are accounting & auditing, payroll solutions, tax & asset management, and document management. The software is powered by Thomson Reuters, a public company founded in 2008 with its headquarters in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The company now has over 10,000 employees. Thomson Reuters has won numerous awards, including the BI Worldwide Livex™ Awards in 2016.

What is CS Professional Suite rating? ()

The rating of CS Professional Suite is 4.2 stars out of 5 and the total score is 83 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are CS Professional Suite's typical customers?

The typical customers include the following business size: Small, medium and large size businesses.

Is CS Professional Suite the best Professional Services Automation?

CS Professional Suite is ranked 11 out of 108 software in their category (Professional Services Automation systems).

What are CS Professional Suite's pros? (3 Pros)

  • CS Professional Suite makes sending out tax organizer very easy
  • With this software, clients are able to retrieve data with ease
  • The software has a user-friendly interface with a responsive customer service

What are CS Professional Suite's cons? (2 cons)

  • CS Professional Suite does not integrate with other calendar apps as of yet
  • Some users once experience slow responsiveness from the software

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to CS Professional Suite: Elite 3E, TSheets Time Tracking & Scheduling, ArchiOffice, Q-Flow Appointment Management, NetSuite Services Resource Planning (SRP), Factumsoft, Unanet Professional Services Automation, AXIO for Professional Services, Hydra PSA, Metis Software. The full list of competitors can be found here.

What is the cost of CS Professional Suite?

The cost of license starts at $3,000 per license. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 5.6 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for CS Professional Suite

What should you ask Thomson Reuters during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with CS Professional Suite and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching CS Professional Suite in action. Visit the vendor's website here.

Is it the right software for you?

CS Professional Suite fits into small, medium and large-sized firms in the accounting industry. It is particularly beneficial to accounting professionals, tax managers and accounting firms. Some of this software users include Alfermann, Gray & Company LLC, Integrity tax and accounting, and Robert Palmer and Associates.

CS Professional Suite's list of categories:

Accounting & Finance
Document Management

CS Professional Suite Vs. Alternatives

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CS
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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83/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
5.6/10
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$3,000 per license
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Elite
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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92/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
4.8/10
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TSheets
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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91/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$8 per user/month
Functionality
5
ArchiOffice
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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90/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
3.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$7.95 per month
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18
Q-Flow
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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87/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
5.6/10
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