Thursday, January 24, 2013

3 Awesome Tax Apps for Android

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When it gets closer and closer to tax time, stress comes into play more and more. Everyday nearer to the deadline just means more paper work, more digging up financial records and receipts, more hassle from the man. Sometimes it gets to be too much. Some people even bypass all the stress by hiring tax preparation professionals to do all the work for them, but unfortunately some people do not have the money to do that. But, with the way technology has advanced, preparing taxes has perhaps not been any easier than it is now. With the use of an inexpensive, or even entirely free, tax app that is compatible with your smart phone and personal computer, preparing taxes can be a breeze- no professional help needed. 

The best tax apps are intuitive and easy to learn and use. Some offer a no frills approach, while others go deep into the information and get you the best results. In the end, it all really depends on what kind of taxes you are looking for- whether you are going for a complicated tax filing, or whether you are just looking for the simplest solution available to you. The Android phone in particular offers a wide variety of tax apps that can ease the stress of tax season and make your life a much more enjoyable experience in the process. Here are some of the most awesome tax apps available on the Android: 

Awesome Tax App #1. TaxAct Central 

This app will transfer information automatically from your personal computer to your Android phone, and vice versa. Versatility is the name of the game when it comes to the TaxAct Central app for the Android. It provides you with a checklist of everything you need to get done before the tax return deadline, lets you check the status of you return, has a tax calendar with live updates and reminders, a tax glossary that defines terms for you and many more very useful features. 

Awesome Tax App #2. TurboTax SnapTax 

TurboTax is one of the leading names in the tax preparation business, and for good reason. This app allows you to take a picture of your w2 form and submit it electronically without all the hassle. Then it just asks you a few questions, and just like that your tax return is filed. 

Awesome Tax App #3. H&R Block Tax Central 

This app will pretty much answer any and all questions you have in regards to your personal taxes, tax law and tips on how to prepare your taxes properly and efficiently. 

Calvin H. works as a full-time freelance writer. His work can be read on numerous news and arts blogs, community newspapers in the Pacific Northwest region of the country, lifestyle magazines and on various web forums. The freelance lifestyle makes for a messy tax season, which is why he uses these apps as much as possible when the deadline looms largest. Click here to learn more about what software solutions Powered by Sharefile can do for you.

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