More than 43.6 million Americans prepared and e-filed their own income tax returns in 2013, up 4 percent from the year before, according to the IRS. However, complicated forms, looming deadlines and stacks of paperwork can discourage some from tackling their own taxes and getting their refund fast.

But there is a way taxpayers can app-ly for assistance. Smartphones, tablets and apps simplify this taxing chore. Over a 4G LTE network, they allow people to complete, file and manage their 2013 tax return in a quick and easy fashion before the IRS's tax filing deadline of April 15. After all, a third of smartphone users said their smartphone helps them feel more in control of their finances.

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