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Best tax-prep appsFederal and state income tax returns are due in less than a month. If you're struggling to file yours in time, turn to technology to ease the burden. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some of the best tax-preparing apps on the market.
[MUSIC] Whatever company you use to prepare your tax return there's probably an app for that. From Turbo Tax, H&R Block to the government's own IRS2Go there are several good, straightforward and often times free apps that help you navigate your return step by step. Most of these apps will also synch with the return you started online so you can work away on the mobile version on the go. And finish on your computer at your convenience. If you have a lot of deductions to claim on your return, you've gotta get those receipts organized. OneReceipt is a free iPhone app and website that helps you take photos of your receipts, organize and store them, so you can sort them easily when it's tax season. No matter what apps you choose to help with your return, if you run into sticky accounting questions, pull out that virtual accountant in your pocket. Download the free Ask a CPA app and get access to an archive of over 1,000 tax related answers other users have asked. If you can't find what you're looking for, submit your own question and a CPA in your area will reach out with a free answer. In San Francisco, I'm Kara Tsuboi at cnet.com for CBS News. [MUSIC]