I. TradeAccountant™ Setup
Download and install
Use this temporary key:
Select the Accounts Screen.
Select the Add button to display the dialog
If you don't
plan to use Sync then skip steps 3 - 6.
Name The Account:
Enter any name.
Use the number indicated in the step above.
Remember to keep the "07-" appended to your 8 digit account
Enable Sync Download: Select the checkbox.
Account Username: Account Number
See "Confirm Your Password" above.
(Note: This information is masked and retained in your local copy of TAPro
and only sent to the Clearing Firm's OFX server to authenticate requests
for data download.)
Confirm Your Account Number & Username.
The path to the Penson site and the specific services offered depends on
the retail brokerage agreement in place. Here is the general idea.
Specific instructions are available for brokers we current work with.
Log into your brokerage account.
Navigate to Penson (look for Penson, Clearing Firm or Accounting
Respond to any security questions that
appear. The process lands on the Penson site.
Select: Account Information
Review "Customer Info"
Your Account Number
begins with 07, it is near the top of the page.
Username = User ID, it is near the
bottom of the page.
III. Confirm Your Password
Your Password depends on the
type of account you have:
If User ID
begins with "AUTOGEN*"
(see near bottom of the page)
then Password = Tax ID (a Social Security Number).
If User ID
is a name
then you have a custom password. If you forgot your
password then contact support.
IV. Analysis and Reporting Tips
results, browse the "Import" information below. You may want to
limit your first download to the last tax year so there is less data to
work with. Select one of the topics below:
Videos (with voice):