Filing Your Taxes Just Got Easier…With Your Android!
Jan 25, 2011 11:00 AM –
It’s tax season! I’m sure you are all excited about that, right? Well you may be excited if you receive a refund on your taxes but filing taxes isn’t fun. H&R Block and Intuit have made it easier by estimating and filing your taxes through your Android device! The IRS stated that there was an 8% increase of self-prepared E-files. I suspect with help like the apps below this number will only continue to increase.
Tax Central by H&R Block
Tax Central gives answers to the most popular questions that most consumers ask about filing their taxes. You can estimate your refund, create a custom checklist for yourself and even test yourself with a quick 30 second quiz! Tax Central will also help you locate your locate H&R Block office.
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SnapTax will allow you to file your taxes simply by taking a picture of your W-2, answering a few questions, and then submitting it through the app! This includes a free E-file and $14.99 for the Federal Tax Return. Download the app for free and get started right away. You pay the $14.99 at the end of the process which that price is good through March 25th. If you have a lot of information to put on your taxes, this solution may not be for you. This method is best for people with:
- Income of $80k or less ($100k if married)
- Income only from W-2s, interest, or unemployment
- No dependents
- No home or real estate ownership
- Android version 2.1 and above
Magically do your taxes on your phone with the snap of a photo. IT’S SO SIMPLE: 1 – Snap a photo of your W-2 2 – Answer a few simple questions 3 – Review, pay, and e-file securely!
TaxCaster is a app developed by Intuit to help you estimate how much you may receive back on your refund this year. Remember, this is a just an estimation and your final refund amount may differ so only use this as a tool but not a definitive answer.
Want to know how big your tax refund will to be? TaxCaster 2010, from the same folks that bring you TurboTax, is a free app that makes it easy and quick to find out how much you’re going to get back from Uncle Sam this year or how much you’ll owe.
What do you think about these apps? Do you feel that they are useful? Post your comments below!