Android App of the Week: TaxCaster

Maximum PC Staff

If you weren't aware of it already, and we're sorry to be the ones to remind you, but it's that time of year to pay our dues to Uncle Sam. Paying taxes isn't anyone's idea of fun but the pain can be reduced by having an idea of what to expect, which brings us to this weeks Android App of the Week, TaxCaster by TurboTax.

Many of you will be familiar with TurboTax, Intuit's tax preparation software. TaxCaster doesn't allow you to do your taxes from your Android device, but it does allow you to enter in your information and come up with an estimate on your tax return or what you may still owe the government. TaxCaster will also suggest which version of TurboTax is best suited for your needs based on sources of income, deductions, and credits. Even if you're not a TurboTax user, TaxCaster is a useful tool for getting a general idea of your income tax situation, a useful tool for anyone who doesn't want to be surprised in April.

TaxCaster by TurboTax is available as a free download from the Android Market, and is also available for other platforms such as iOS and Windows Phone 7.

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