The government has just released new forms as citizens gear up to begin the ITR filing process.
With the new financial year having just taken off, it’s that time when we scamper around to file our income tax return. The government has just released new forms as citizens gear up to begin the ITR filing process. However, since every individual is not well-versed with the process of tax-filing and we are in the midst of the digital era, filling in numerous forms can feel like a tedious job. We bring to you 5 mobile apps that you can use this year to save your time and file your ITR online hassle-free.
All India ITR
All India ITR, a certified government e-intermediary, offers a 100% paperless process on their Android and iOS app. 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 him 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.
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.
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.
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.
Data on the Tax Spanner app is secured with 256 bit SSL encryption. The app provides tutorials to users that are unfamiliar with the filing process on how to use the app. 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.