Frequently asked questions
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frequently asked questions
Registration is FREE! Register today and view the comprehensive dashboard.
Click here to register, OR go to https://www.act80.com/ OR click on the orange REGISTER button on the bottom of this page.
Yes- You would need to purchase Act80 Automated to upload your 2021 file.
ACT80 Automated is a yearly service with one invoice sent to your school district.
No. There is nothing to install. ACT80 Automated is an online service that is accessible from a web browser.
Yes. Additional users can be added after your payment is received.
If you are checking previous years, be sure to upload the most current file from the state for that year.
All data uploaded to ACT80 Automated is encrypted. The website is secured with HTTPS.
Method Automation Services has a contact person for each district.
Yes. You now can print the step-by-step user guide. The user guide can be located within the “Learn how to” section on the Act80 Automated website
Please visit https://www.method-automation.com/act80/ to review demos.
- Email questions to act80support@Method-Automation.com
- Call our support desk @ 724.227.0711 x302
- Submit a request via the form at the bottom of this page.
There is no limit to the number of users when your invoice is paid in full. The admin for you district must first establish the account. Additional users can be added and must be approved by the admin to keep the account safe.
Please email our Director of Sales, Brian Anderson email@example.com or complete the form on this page.
We utilize five current databases; the US Census, the Penn State Census, Munstats, a Proprietary US database and an Amazon Web Service.
No. They will receive your email; however, the recipient district will need to be registered to review the 1329 that your district is sending, and they must be registered to send 1329’s to other districts.
No, the state will now email the link to login to MyPath to download the file.
No. Act80 Automated is web-based and no software would need to be purchased.
Yes! ACT80 Automated now provides registration status and contact information on incoming 1329’s. This can be viewed under Dashboard / Library / Incoming Districts.
Paid clients will always have access to the print and download buttons no matter the outgoing district’s registration status.
Registered and unpaid clients will have the ability to download and print unregistered districts.
If you are an unpaid client and the outgoing district you have selected is a registered client, then the print and download buttons are not available.
Paid clients can print a state file for the PA Department of Revenue.
Yes! This is a new feature. ACT80 Automated provides a complete list of school district addresses. The address list is located under Dashboard /District / Shipping Addresses.
Addresses in Bold signify a registered district.
NO! 1329 forms remain on an encrypted server for access by a qualified registered user of the school district. NO files are ever transferred via email. ONLY notifications are sent by email.