Latest & Best 3 Tax mobile Apps to File Returns Online In India
Year End is over and it’s the time to file your Income Tax Return. This year there are plenty of changes which has been made by Income Tax Department like a) AADHAAR Number mandatory for filing the return b) Cash Deposit of over 2 Lakhs should also been included c) A single page simplified return filing format.
We thought it’s the right time for us to introduce you to the Top 3 Best mobile apps for filing return online.
TaxChat – Income Tax e-Filing App has been released by H&R Block (India) Private Limited Finance. The app description in Google Play read as “H&R Block India Pvt. Ltd. largest individual tax Services Company in India is revolutionizing the individual tax-filing arena with the launch of ‘TaxChat’ app. This futuristic app is built using a revolutionary, intuitive & interactive methodology to simplify tax filing for a do-it-yourself filers. Perfectly designed keeping our love for chatting in mind, this app enables filers to e-file their tax returns by simply chatting to a tax buddy, named Birbal.”
The app aims to enhance the overall customer experience in income tax filing, by offering a chat-based feature with personalization and ease. “Taxchat” is innovated and developed collaboratively in house with inputs and expertise of highly qualified tax advisors of the company. It integrates seamlessly if you start with the app and wish to complete the tax filing process on a web platform or vice versa.
Chatting ability found in our new app helps users e-file their taxes as easily as they chat online
Income Tax Filing completion status to show e-filing progress Calculate your income tax liability, understand tax deductions Claim, explore, plan and track your income tax investments Access your “My Account” if you are an existing client Income Tax Calculator to help you calculate your tax liability
TaxChat – Income Tax e-Filing has been installed between 50,000 – 100,000 times by users at the time of this review and has an average rating of 4.1 in Google apps store. TaxChat – Income Tax e-Filing app has been reviewed by 335 Users and 215 users have rated 5 stars. TaxChat – Income Tax e-Filing app size varies from device to device and can be installed on any Android device running version 3.0 and up.
ClearTax App has been released by ClearTax Finance. The app description in Google Play read as “ClearTax is the best app to e-File your income tax returns in India”
e-File you tax returns in minutes.
- Check your Income Tax Refund Status with just your PAN number & Date of Birth
- Calculate Income Tax for current and next financial year (as per the new Budget changes)
- Invest in mutual funds
- Generate beautiful and functional rent receipts to claim HRA benefits
- Your privacy and data is completely safe and secure with bank grade HTTPS security
ClearTax has been installed between 50,000 – 100,000 times by users at the time of this review and has an average rating of 4.2 in Google apps store. ClearTax app has been reviewed by 1106 Users and 668 users have rated 5 stars. ClearTax app size varies from device to device and can be installed on any Android device running version 4.1 and up.
Income Tax eFiling and Saving App has been released by TaxSpanner Finance. The app description in Google Play read as “E-file India Income Tax Return. Salaried taxpayers can eFile ITR1 seamlessly. All Indian taxpayers can view the status of their income tax returns using this app. You can also calculate your total Income Tax liability with our tax calculator for AY2015-16. TaxSpanner.com is India’s leading tax filing website helping lakhs of Indian taxpayers every year. We are registered e-return intermediary (ERIN: L99900000311) sine 2010.”
E-file income tax return (ITR1) – for salaried employees with single house property and interest income Check and understand Income Tax Return status for 5 years
Income Tax eFiling and Saving has been installed between 10,000 – 50,000 times by users at the time of this review and has an average rating of 3.9 in Google apps store. Income Tax eFiling and Saving app has been reviewed by 95 Users and 49 users have rated 5 stars. Income Tax eFiling and Saving app size varies from device to device and can be installed on any Android device running version 4.0.3 and up.
In Conclusion, I would have expected an official app from Income Tax Department from Government of India to submit the return using this app, however we would need to wait more. I personally believe the Income Tax Return website is also very convenient and user friendly to file the return. If you are still struggling to file your return then use any of the apps to get your Income tax return filed online.