Your smartphone is probably full of fun apps, but we have one more app to add to help you deal with a painful task: your taxes. Did you know that the IRS has a free smartphone app to help taxpayers handle basic tax-related functions? They do, and it has been in existence since 2011.
The IRS2Go mobile app can be downloaded from Amazon, Google Play, or the Apple App Store. The latest version, IRS2Go 5.4.3, is available for Amazon and Android operating systems on virtually all devices, and on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices running iOS9.0 or later.
Why would you want to be able to access IRS information on your smartphone? You can perform a variety of useful tasks and seek tax information anywhere that your mobile phone has access to a signal. Here are a few examples of the available IRS services.
- Check Your Refund – Once the IRS has acknowledged receipt of your e-filed return, you can start checking the status of your re…