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File From Anywhere: Try One of These Four Tax Apps in 2019

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If you’re one of the 15 million self-employed Americans, then you’ll know the pain of filing your taxes. Historically, you’d have to spend hours in front of a computer screen. However, these days are long gone.

There are tons of mobile apps that help handle your taxes all from the convenience of your iOS device.

As long as your tax situation isn’t too complicated, you should be able to use any of the tax apps below. Let’s dive in!

1. H&R Block Tax Prep and File

As the name suggests, this app’s fantastic for prepping and filing your taxes. You can import your tax info by uploading your previous year’s tax return, by just taking a photo of your W-2 form.

From there you’ll receive a customized tax preparation checklist. You can also enjoy updates on the status of any tax refunds you’re entitled to.

The app also estimates your tax refunds, and it should explain why these refund sometimes vary.

Last but not least, If you want more info on your tax situation, use their handy help center. This resource is definitely worth perusing.

2.  TaxAct Express

It doesn’t matter which of the TaxAct packages you opt for; you’ll get free customer support. They also offer a personalized product recommendation depending on your unique tax needs.

Plus, it’s incredibly straightforward to check the status of your tax refunds and capture the info from your W-2 form using your device’s camera.

Not to mention, you can securely log into this app using either Touch ID or Face ID. So, there’s no need to fret about anyone seeing your sensitive info.

3. TaxSlayer

If you need help estimating, preparing, and filing your taxes, then TaxSlayer might well be for you.

You’ll get estimates on the tax refunds you’re due by uploading either your paychecks or W-2 form. You can also check the status of your tax returns and receive notifications on the subject.

Users are kept informed on all the latest tax laws and advised on how these updates affect their tax refunds.

4. Credit Karma Tax

Not only does Credit Karma Tax help you keep on top of your taxes but you’ll also get an idea of your overall credit profile.

The features explicitly concerning tax enable all the following:

  • Filing federal and state taxes
  • Importing last years’ tax return
  • Uploading a snap of your W-2 form, which allows your tax forms to be auto-filled.
  • You can keep up to date with your credits, deductions, and refunds, which are organized into a handy checklist for you.

There’s so much more about finance and tax-related topics out there, this is just the tip of the iceberg! So be sure to continue researching the subject to find out all your options.

Did You Like These Tax Apps?

We hope you have an idea of the kind of tax apps available to you. So, what are you waiting for? Pick one that works for you and start sorting your taxes!

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