One of the most dreaded times of the year is tax season, but modern technology and applications can make your life a whole lot easier. From tax apps that can help aggregate your tax information to those that can file taxes and monitor refunds, these can save you a lot of time, stress, and even money.
Collecting Tax Documents
1. Evernote – this easy to use program allows you to set up different categories for income, expenditures, and even has a spot for scanned receipts. Aggregating all of your information with this program can do wonders when it comes time to file taxes. Just plug and play!
2. Expensify – this app is particularly good for business expenditure accounts that are tax deductible, such as car and gas mileage, food, and other expenses.
Filing Tax Documents
1. TurboTax SnapTax – using the smart phone app, the Turbo Tax series allows you to file all of the accumulated documents from the year and file them together. If you have all the proper tax documents in order, this app can make taxes take less than 20 minutes.
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2. H&R Block – preparing both federal and state returns has never been easy, but the H&R Block app makes it far simpler. If you have any questions, the company offers free consultation advice as well.