TurboTax App Lets Android & iPhone Users File from Phone
TurboTax has expanded the availability of its TurboTax SnapTax application beyond the borders of California to all U.S. states. The application, for iOS 4.1+ and Android devices, allows those filing simple tax returns (1040EZ forms) to submit their taxes directly from their handset to the IRS. Users need to take pictures of their W-2 statements, which the application analyzes in order to extract the relevant income data. Once users fill out a few more text fields, they may submit their taxes. The application is free to download and use, but TurboTax charges $15 for the tax forms to be processed and delivered to the IRS.
Most Americans that can use the 1040ez form dont require anything else. They can do telephone tax if there tax is straight forward and basic. This is just a step up from that.
To put it simply, the ap...