Tax Tips for the Tech Savvy

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Between the endless emails, Facebook notifications and Candy Crush requests, it’s safe to say that the majority of people today are all too familiar with the different technology platforms and devices. Now that April is almost here and tax season is coming to a close, here are a few tips for you tech savvy filers.

Start by snapping a photo. TurboTax offers customers the ability to jump start their taxes by snapping a picture of their W-2 with their phone or tablet no matter what device they are filing their taxes on. With the TurboTax W-2 Snap and autofill feature, W-2 information is securely entered into the right tax forms without hassle or worry.

Keep it simple. We know you’re busy, and that’s why TurboTax asks you simple questions about your life like, “Did you get married?” or “Did you have a baby?” then personalizes your experience so you get every tax deduction and credit you deserve. Customers don’t need to know anything about tax laws or forms.

Use all of your devices. In addition to a smartphone, most of us also use a computer or tablet on a regular basis. With TurboTax you can seamlessly move across these devices, meaning you can start your taxes on your tablet or phone and finish online. Or vice versa.

Tap into the resources available.  Exclusive to TurboTax, with TurboTax SmartLook ™ you can connect via one-way video with live TurboTax experts to get personalized answers to your questions in real time for free from your phone or tablet. The TurboTax experts can highlight key fields and next steps on your screen so you can complete your taxes with confidence. In just a click, you can benefit from a second pair of eyes on your return so you never feel alone.

Keep your information secure. As part of TurboTax ongoing commitment to safeguard customer information, when using your mobile device, you get security features to verify your identity, protect your information, and notify you when changes are made to your account as you would when using your computer including:

  • Multi–factor authentication
  • Touch ID
  • Soft token technology.

Now its time to get off of social media, grab your forms and your phone, and file your taxes!

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