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4 Best Mobile Apps for Managing Receipts

Create Expense Reports Fast with iPhone, Android and Blackberry Apps


Looking for a fast way to organize receipts and complete expense reports quickly? Here are some great options for Smartphones, Android or iPhone.


Expensify Expense Reports That Don't Suck
The Expensify online expense report software service and mobile app provides fully automated processing by importing expenses and receipts directly from credit cards or mobile phone scan, submitting expense reports via email, and reimbursing online with QuickBooks and direct deposit. Expensify also works with Freshbooks and just about any other accounting software, and makes it possible to create and submit an expense report without lifting a finger.

Expensify is free to individuals, or $5 per month per employee (no charge for months when no expense report is processed). The mobile app works with iPhone, Android, webOS and Blackberry devices.

ABUKAI Expenses

Use Abukai Expenses on your Smartphone to simplify expense reports.
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ABUKAI Expenses creates expense reports formatted for Excel (other formats available for corporate customers) which are generated simply by taking a snapshot of receipts on an iPhone, Android or a Blackberry mobile device. Expense reports include cost categorization, date, vendor other relevant information, all filled in for you.

The ABUKAI Expenses app is a free download, which includes three free expense report submissions with up to 10 receipts per report. If you decide to use ABUKAI as your expense reporting app, an individual plan will run you $120 per year, with business solutions plans ranging in cost from $200 per year and up.


Xpenser just may be the most convenient expense reporting tool.
Xpenser just may be the most convenient expense reporting tool out there. You can use a variety of ways to get your expenses into Xpenser before generating an expense report:
  • Email
  • Texting via SMS
  • iPhone app
  • Twitter
  • A browser search box
  • A variety of IM clients
  • Calling in expenses
Use the Xpenser online app to edit and finalize expenses to generate an expense report, or export the data to Quicken, Quickbooks, Freshbooks or Excel.

Other pluses to using Xpenser are that it also tracks mileage and can do automatic currency conversions.

Xpenser is free, with premium paid plans and free options planned for the future.


Shoeboxed organizes and stores receipts you scan yourself on a free website.
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Scan your receipts and send them electronically to Shoeboxed to organize and store them online. You can also email receipts to a Shoeboxed account, or if you have a boat load of receipts, just mail them in and Shoeboxed does the scanning and data entry for you.  Shoeboxed even has an iPhone app, and accepts images from digital cameras.

Shoeboxed data exports to Quicken, Excel,CSV or PDF, and comes with its own online software to analyze spending with charts and graphs.

There are three different Shoeboxed scanning plans in addition the free trial, starting at $10 per month.

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