Helpful Hints to Make Taxes Stress-Free

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Whether you filed months ago or are scrambling today to turn in everything before the deadline – chances are you could benefit from some helpful hints to keep the process pain-free.

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Let’s be honest. When it comes to taxes, everyone can use a little help with organization and saving money. Whether you filed months ago or are scrambling to turn in everything before today's deadline – chances are you could benefit from hearing some helpful hints to keep the process pain-free.

From a refund calculator to free CPA advice – check out this list of apps to get you started on the right track.

  • TaxCaster – Let’s cut to the chase. Most people just want to know the total amount of their refund. TaxCaster is a free, easy-to-use refund calculator. The app asks you a few questions, shows you your refund amount and then recommends which product is best to file your taxes. 
  • iDonatedIt – For $2.99, this app will help you comply with the IRS charitable contribution requirements and help to monitor your tax deductions. The app tracks all of the fair market value, condition and quantity of items and it also allows you to attached photos for the various tax deductible donations you make throughout the year. Note the cost of the app is not tax deductible.
  • My Pocket CPA – What better than to have a handy financial assistant you can access anytime, anywhere? If you’re looking for a second opinion on your financial choices, My Pocket CPA can be helpful – from answering questions on taxes and investing to retirement and college planning. The app is available for $2.99, and questions start at $9.99 for answers from a team of certified public accountants.

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