To increase the efficiency of the tax compliance process by building software that facilitates the flow of information between tax professionals and taxing authorities using electronic media. An electronically submitted tax return that is acknowledged and accepted by a taxing authority provides at a minimum, assurance that the return has been properly prepared using the required formats, has been properly signed, and has been delivered at an agreed upon date and time.



Edge Computing Center, LLC is a software development firm located in western Pennsylvania. The company was formed in New Jersey in 2012 and was contracted to a large pharmaceutical and medical equipment company to develop software to track uncertain tax positions from 2014 until 2016 when the owner retired and moved to Pittsburgh. The company was reformed in 2020 when the owner came out of retirement in response to the economic uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

In June 2021 Edge Computing Center, LLC registered with the IRS as a Software Developer, an Electronic Return Originator, and Transmitter. Work commenced on the development of software to electronically file Quarterly Employment Tax return form 941. Upon completion of the employment tax project in December 2021, the firm commenced development of Trust and Estate Tax software for electronic submission of Form 1041. The software has passed IRS testing and is now in production.



ECC941 –IRS Form 941, Employer’s Quarterly Federal Tax Return

UPDATE FOR 2022 Q4 This software was developed for payroll firms and Reporting Agents who file multiple returns each quarter. For 2022 Q4 the software will accomodate filings for practioners and payroll departments that only file a single return. Edge Computing Center, LLC will act as the ERO and Transmitter but firms can use a desktop or mobile device app to submit their data. RAs will still submit their data for batch processing. For single users the steps to file a return will be:

  • 1. Download the desktop or mobile app.
  • 2. Set up a user account.
  • 3. Obtain a signature pin.
  • 4. Submit a test return using actual numerical data, but mock company data
  • Send us an email at the address below if you would like to be notified when the apps are available for download. Please indicate the platform you will be using. Available platforms will be Android and IOS for mobile and any OS that supports JAVA for desktop.

    The pricing will be based on the number of data lines needed to prepare Form 941:

  • $6.00 - Returns with no line items other than Federal wages, Social Security/Medicare wages and associated taxes.
  • $9.00 - Returns for monthly depositors with same items as above.
  • $15.00 - Schedule B filers.
  • Other - add $1.00 per line input. Calculation lines are not counted as line items.
  • For single users there is no charge for the first quarter that is filed. For the second quarter accounts are billed upon IRS acceptance of the return.
  • Reporting Agents will receive a 50% discount per return that has no refund or balance due.
  • ECC1041 –IRS Form 1041, Income Tax Return for Estates and Trusts

    Edge Computing Center, LLC will work with attorneys, accountants, enrolled agents, banks, and trust companies to act as a tax processing center for Form 1041 and its related forms and schedules. The federal return can be filed electronically and the state return, if any will be filed on paper.


    Edge Computing Center, LLC
    P.O. Box 241
    Leetsdale, PA 15056
    Ph: (412) 326-8140
    Email: bbunnell@edgecpctr.com