Best iPhone and iPad apps to file your taxes and get your refund faster

It's tax time the United States and Canada and for a lot of people, that means... refund checks! If you're looking for the fastest way to get your money back, there are lots of iPhone and iPad apps that can help you figure out what you're getting back and in some cases, even help you file your taxes for you instantly. But which ones are the very best?

TaxACT and TaxACT Express

TaxACT is available for both iPhone and iPad and lets you file simple federal turns for no fee. This typically means you're filing a 1040EZ form, not itemizing any deductions, and only have a couple W-2 forms. For that, you'll pay nothing. If you have a more advanced federal return you can pay $9.99 as an in-app purchase to file it. You can also choose to file your state return with TaxACT at the same time for $14.99. For less than $30 your taxes are done and taken care of. You then access your return and its status from iPhone, iPad, or online. 

TurboTax SnapTax

SnapTax by TurboTax is one of the most intuitive tax apps I've seen since you can import photos of your W-2 documents. Once that's done SnapTax will import all the information off of them. After that just enter some basic information and you're good to go. Federal taxes cost you nothing with SnapTax as long as you're filing short form. If you'd like to file state with your federal return, you can do so for a one time purchase of $14.99.

TaxCaster by TurboTax

If your taxes are a little more complicated than what most tax apps can handle, or you just don't trust them, TaxCaster is a good tool that can help you estimate how much you are entitled to get back. Or if you're the other way around, it can tell you what you owe. Just give it your information and TurboTax provides an estimate of what it thinks you'll owe.

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