Tuesday, January 25, 2011

IRS Launches the IRS2Go App for iPhone and Android

The IRS is going mobile! Taxpayers can now check their refund status, and get tax information from their smart phones!

In their newest press release the IRS unveiled IRS2Go, its first mobile application that for devices like iPhones and Androids.

    "This new smart phone app reflects our commitment to modernizing the agency and engaging taxpayers where they want when they want it," said IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman. "As technology evolves and younger taxpayers get their information in new ways, we will keep innovating to make it easy for all taxpayers to access helpful information."

    The IRS2Go phone app gives people a convenient way of checking on their federal refund. It also gives people a quick way of obtaining easy-to-understand tax tips.

    Apple users can download the free IRS2Go application by visiting the Apple App Store. Android users can visit the Android Marketplace to download the free IRS2Go app.

    "This phone app is a first step for us," Shulman said. "We will look for additional ways to expand and refine our use of smartphones and other new technologies to help meet the needs of taxpayers."

Read more at IRS.gov

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