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Doing taxes on a smartphone. TurboTax SnapTax.

Techstination feature for Tuesday, March 25, 2014

How do you do your taxes?  More and more of us are just using a smartphone.   I’m Fred Fishkin with technology BootCamp, a report on gadgets and gear.   It’s getting down to crunch time for those who haven’t already filed their income taxes.   Intuit’s TurboTax has been the top selling software for do it your selfers for years.   And the company’s app for filing right from a smartphone has been growing fast.   VP Bob Meighan….

“One of the things that we’re seeing is just a tremendous increase in the number of people filing their tax returns on mobile devices.  For those people who have simple returns, and we’re talking about sixty million Americans today have a relatively simple return which would include a wage statement from their employer and perhaps a bank statement.  Using SnapTax, you can actually snap a photo of your W-2 and all that information is scanned and optically read into the tax return.”

SnapTax is  available for iOS and Android and the basic version is free.  You can find us at  I’m Fred Fishkin.

Categories: Mobile Devices