Use this tax app to snap a photo of your W-2, then answer a few questions and e-file your tax return, all from your iPhone device. SnapTax has the same maximum refund and 100% accuracy guarantee that TurboTax tax software does, and saves a PDF copy of your return. SnapTax isn't a tax app for all tax returns, but is a solution for 1040 EZ filers with this tax scenario:
e-File your income tax return, then download the MyTaxRefund iPhone app to track the status of your tax refund. MyTaxRefund also lets you know if your return has been rejected or accepted by the IRS and estimates when you can expect your tax refund to arrive. MyTaxRefund is from Intuit, the TurboTax people, and is free to any iPhone users who e-Files their return, whether they use TurboTax or not.
More info: MyTaxRefund in the iTunes Store
Use the IRS2Go tax app before filing your tax return to get daily tax tips written in plain English to help you with your tax planning and preparation.
More info: IRS2Go from IRS.gov
Enter all sources of income, then plug in your tax deductions, then 1040 Tax Calculator does the math and comes up with the amount of your tax refund, or what you owe the IRS.
This app is offered by Ijaz & Associates of Springfield, VA, and requires your name and phone number. You may be contacted regarding income tax return preparation services.
More info: 1040 Tax Calculator in the iTunes Store
Use TaxACT income tax preparation software to file your federal and/or state tax return, then use the TaxACT Mobile site to check the status of your tax return. Even if you don't use TaxACT, direct your smartphone browser to TaxACT Mobile to read Daily Tax Tips from J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax Guide or view a tax calendar, IRS e-file refund cycle chart, income tax preparation checklist, and state tax contact information.