The new financial year has just taken off and now is the time to file our income tax return (ITR). New forms have been released by the government to file the ITR.
However, not many are familiar with the process of tax-filing, and since we are in the digital era, the procedure to fill up the ITR forms has been made easy. We bring to you 5 mobile apps that you can use to save your time and file your ITR online hassle-free.
All India ITR: All India ITR is a certified government e-intermediary. It offers 100% paperless process and is available on Android and iOS. Users can simply upload images or PDFs of their Form-16 and other documents, after which the system auto-reads the inputs and the forms are filled automatically making it easy to file your ITR on the go. In case the system is unable to read the document, a tax expert is assigned to the user who will assist them in the entire process through chat, voice and email support. All India ITR’s app uses bank-grade security with SSL certification and advanced encryption to ensure that your data is safe and offers ITR filing in 7 minutes. They offer additional free tools to users such as Income Tax Calculator, HRA Calculator and Rent Receipt Generator.
Clear Tax: The Clear Tax app asks users basic questions and selects an appropriate form to file the IT return on the basis of the answers. It allows details from users Form 26AS and Form 16 to be imported to the app which facilitates filing an IT return. This app permits users to enter tax details while being offline. These details are automatically synced with the Clear Tax server once the user goes online.
H&R Block: The H&R Block app secures users documents using high grade 128 bit SSL bank-grade security and gives users 24/7 year-round access to their documents. Tax experts are assigned after judging the complexity of an IT return. H&R Block offers a secure tax vault, tax savings, a hassle-free filing experience, accuracy, and transparency.
Tax Smile: The Tax Smile app is designed to provide self-help. It frames intuitive questions that have been created considering tax law details in-depth. Data stored on Tax Smile is inaccessible to third parties as the app uses 128-bit encryption when transmitting data. Tax Smile provides tax knowledge, accuracy, speedy filing, security, and post-filing support. The app calculates taxes due for free and charges only when income tax is filed.
Tax Spanner: Data on the Tax Spanner app is secured with 256 bit SSL encryption. The app provides tutorials to users who are unfamiliar with the filing process. It starts the process of filing a return by asking for users email address and Form 16. Users without a Form 16 can also file ITR by using their PAN directly.