The Status Bar
The status bar, shown below, is displayed at the bottom of the Desktop
The status bar consist of 10 information panels,
System Date Panel
Displays the system date in the format MM/DD/YYYY.
Active Client Panel
Until a client has been selected for processing, this panel displays a NO CLIENT message. Otherwise, the selected Client ID is displayed. In the illustration above, client IDMS has been selected for processing.
CAPS Lock Status Panel
Displays the status of your keyboard's Caps Lock key.
NUM Lock Status Panel
Displays the status of your keyboard's Num Lock key.
TIN Status Panel
- TIN is ready to be tested against IRS records.
- TIN matches IRS records.
- TIN does not match IRS records.
- TIN Matching is not available for the specified form.
Displays the type of licensing installed on this computer.
- Indicates that a server license is installed.
- Indicates that a concurrent user license is installed.
- Indicates a BAD installation.
The IRS Instructions icon is visible if, and only if, a tax form is open on the Desktop.
Click this panel for assistance locating and ordering tax forms and envelopes online.
Total Returns Panel
This panel displays the total number of returns recorded for the form on which you are currently working. In the illustration above, there are 7426 returns recorded.
Logged User Panel
In the illustration above, RON is logged on. Click this panel to display all users currently working in Account Ability